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    • Dooley v Smith and Karam v Fairfax: Defamation and public interest cases 

      Cheer, U. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2012)
      I want to discuss two New Zealand defamation cases today, both of which tend to show an increasing relaxation or opening up of the law in ways which will benefit media.
    • Doppler Ultrasound Evaluation of the Haemodynamics of Fainting 

      Pointon, Raymond (University of Canterbury, 2004)
      Every time we stand up, gravity pulls nearly a quarter of the bodies blood supply into the lower body. The heart and circulation must respond within seconds to keep enough blood flowing up to the brain. To meet the ...
    • Dose-Response Analysis Using R 

      Ritz, C.; Baty, F.; Streibig, J.C.; Gerhard, D. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics, 2015)
      Dose-response analysis can be carried out using multi-purpose commercial statistical software, but except for a few special cases the analysis easily becomes cumbersome as relevant, non-standard output requires manual ...
    • Dosimeters using plastic scintillators and fibre optics. 

      Alhabdan, Mohammad Ali (University of Canterbury. Physics, 2005)
      A plastic scintillation detector exhibiting minimum interference using two different optical fibre light guides have been designed, constructed and evaluated for dosimetry (potentially in-vivo) of the high energy beams ...
    • Dosimetric Investigation of Electron Arc Therapy Delivered Using Siemens Electron Arc Applicator with a Trapezoidal Aperture 

      Xing, Aitang (University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2007)
      This study investigated the delivery of electron arc treatment with a trapezoidal aperture. The aim of the investigation is to reduce the nonuniformity of the dose distribution, which is caused by the variation of the ...
    • Dosimetry for MARS 

      Lu, Gray Siyuan (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      MARS spectral CT is an up and coming imaging modality which shows great promise in revealing unique diagnostic information and industrial analysis techniques. Because this imaging modality based on X-ray CT, it is of ...
    • Dosimetry for spectral molecular imaging of small animals with MARS-CT 

      Ganet, N.; Anderson, N.; Bell, S.; Butler, A.; Butler, P.; Carbonez, P.; Cook, N.; Cotterill, T.; Marsh, S.; Kumar, R.; Laban, J.; Walker, S.; Yeabsley, A.; Damet, J. (University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2015)
      The Medipix All Resolution Scanner (MARS) spectral CT is intended for small animal, pre-clinical imaging and uses an x-ray detector (Medipix) operating in single photon counting mode. The MARS system provides spectromet ...
    • A double acting solar thermal water pump. 

      Foster, Daniel Richard (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 1998)
      Mankind’s need for sustainable technology is increasing with the ever growing demand for and depletion of finite energy reserves. Research into the conversion of sustainable energy resources such as wind, hydro and solar ...
    • Double jeopardy: The ageing LGBT population in social work education 

      Betts, D.; Maidment, J.; Evans, E. (University of Canterbury. Human Services and Social WorkUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2016)
      This paper reviews the literature on the extent to which social work education prepares students to work with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LBGT) people and ageing individuals. This review is important because ...
    • Double Reeds 25th Anniversary Concert 

      Shepherd, P. (University of Canterbury. School of Literacies and Arts in Education, 2011)
      The performance was to celebrate 25 years of the double reed ensemble in Christchurch as part of the Christchurch School of Music. Many of the best and most influential players of oboe, bassoon and cor anglais have been ...
    • Double vision : redressing Theo Schoon's absence from New Zealand art history 

      Wood, Andrew Paul (University of Canterbury. Art History, 2003)
      The thesis will examine the apparent absence of the artist Theo Schoon (Java 1915 - Sydney 1985) from the accepted canon of New Zealand art history, despite his relationship with some of its most notable artists, including ...
    • Doubly-periodic progressive permanent waves in deep water 

      Bryant, Peter John (University of Canterbury. Dept. of Mathematics, 1984)
      The Stokes wave is generalized to progressive waves in deep water which are periodic in two orthogonal directions, and are steady relative to a frame of reference moving in one of these directions. These doublyperiodic ...
    • Doxastic Desire 

      Campbell, D.I. (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. Philosophy, 2016)
    • DPSK Receiver with Implicit Diversity Gain for the Linearly Frequency-Selective Rayleigh Fading Channel 

      Leon, Wing Seng; Taylor, Desmond P. (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      This paper presents a simple DPSK receiver for the frequency-selective fading channel. The channel is modelled as an f-power series truncated to the first two terms [1,2]. Two time invariant receiver filters are used to ...
    • Draft Exploratory Fact-Finding Scoping Study on “Digital Sequence Information” on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture 

      Heinemann JA; Coray D; Thaler D (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, 2018)
      This exploratory fact-finding scoping study examines how digital sequence information (DSI) on genetic resources for food and agriculture is currently being used, how it might be used in the future and what the implications ...
    • Draft forest management plan for Cashmere Forest, Port Hills, Canterbury. 

      Mansell, Jeremy David (University of Canterbury. Forestry, 2007)
      Cashmere Forest is currently a production forest comprised of mostly radiata pine (c.85%), Douglas fir (c.5%) and some non plantation areas. The Port Hills Park Trust Board (PHPTB) is interested in purchasing Cashmere ...
    • Drama education in New Zealand schools: the practice of six experienced drama teachers 

      Cody, Tracey-Lynne (University of Canterbury. School of Teacher Education, 2013)
      This research investigates drama teaching practice in New Zealand primary and secondary schools, through a case-based qualitative inquiry into the practice of six experienced drama teachers. The study reveals that whilst ...
    • The Dream of a Journey to the East: Mystery, Ritual and Education in Hermann Hesse's Penultimate Novel 

      Roberts, P. (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2008)
      The Journey to the East is Hermann Hesse’s most deeply personal book. This enigmatic novel, with its deceptively simple narrative structure, lends itself well to multiple interpretations. To date, however, little attention ...
    • "Drippy gill" : An ooze disease of the cultivated mushroom Agaricus bisporus caused by Pseudomonas agarici 

      Gill, Warwick Murray (University of Canterbury. Microbiology, 1994)
      'Drippy gill', a serious bacterial disease of cultivated mushrooms, was investigated. The causal organism, Pseudomonas agarici, causes profuse ooze from the gills of affected sporocarps and intrahyphal transmission was ...
    • Driver behaviour at horizontal curves 

      Wong, Yiik Diew (University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 1989)
      Studies relating accident occurrence to horizontal curve geometry indicate a strong association between the radius of horizontal curves and accident occurrence, but the individual effect of horizontal curvature on safety ...