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    • Habit heteroblastism of Sophora miorophylla Ait. 

      Denny, Gillian Anne (University of Canterbury. Department of Plant and Microbiological Sciences, 1964)
      In this thesis the genus 'Sophora will be studied approximately along these lines: first, a study of the internal and external factors which have caused the divaricate juvenile - non-divaricate adult to develop. This ...
    • Habitat Effect on the Behaviour and Condition of the Yellow-breasted Boubou (Laniarius atroflavus) 

      Osinubi, Samuel Temidayo (University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2012)
      This project was aimed at investigating behaviour and condition of the Yellow-breasted Boubou, Laniarius atroflavus, in response to habitat differences across core, edge and riparian Afro-montane forest habitats at the ...
    • Habitat Modeling of Alien Plant Species at Varying Levels of Occupancy 

      Lemke, D.; Brown, J.A. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics, 2012)
      Distribution models of invasive plants are very useful tools for conservation management. There are challenges in modeling expanding populations, especially in a dynamic environment, and when data are limited. In this ...
    • Habitat-forming intertidal algae across wave-exposures: An experimental evaluation of plant and herbivore interactions 

      Taylor, David Ian (University of Canterbury. Zoology, 2002)
      Ecological factors influencing the distribution, survival and growth across wave exposures of different life stages of some intertidal habitat-forming fucoid algae in southern New Zealand and Oregon were examined. Transect ...
    • Habituation in the jumping spider Trite planiceps 

      Melrose, Amber (University of Canterbury, 2015)
      The ability to filter out repetitive, irrelevant, background stimuli prevents the nervous system from being flooded with information. However, animals must be particular to which stimuli they attend to and those that they ...
    • Habituation of penguins in high traffic tourist destinations and scientific research areas – causes and effects. 

      Newton, Nadine (University of Canterbury, 2006)
      Since the discovery of Antarctica and the Sub-Antarctic regions, man has been fascinated with the nature and biology of the family Spheniscidae (Chester, 1996). It is this fascination that has led us to study the behaviours, ...
    • Hacktivism and Habermas: Online Protest as Neo-Habermasian Counterpublicity 

      Houghton, Tessa J. (University of Canterbury. Media and Communication, 2010)
      This thesis both draws from and contributes to the ongoing project of critiquing and reconstructing the theory of the public sphere; an undertaking that has been characterised as both valuable and necessary by Fraser (2005: ...
    • Halal, New Zealand! An Exploratory Study into the Halal-Friendliness of Accommodation Providers in New Zealand 

      Abdul-Razzaq, Serrin (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      The world is experiencing a rise in the number of international halal tourists, travellers who choose to abide by the guidelines of the Islamic religion with respect to appropriate behaviours whilst travelling. This study ...
    • Half a World Away: Contemporary Migration from the European Union to Canterbury, New Zealand 

      Tipples, Rosemary V (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2006)
      As a traditional country of immigration, New Zealand has often looked outside of its borders for its population composition and as a result 19 percent of New Zealand's current population were born overseas. In recent times, ...
    • Hallucinations, delusions, and formal thought disorder in dissociative identity disorder and schizophrenia. 

      Palmer, Rachael C. W. (University of Canterbury, 2015)
      Psychotic symptoms that are usually associated with schizophrenia but also experienced in dissociative identity disorder (DID) can bring about diagnostic difficulties. Furthermore, some psychotic symptoms have been associated ...
    • Hand gesture-based interaction in an immersive cinematic environment 

      Khan, Humayun (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      With cheaper head-mounted displays (HMDs) available in the consumer market, new virtual reality (VR) applications are being explored, one such being interactive VR movies. In conventional movies, the user passively watches ...
    • Hand-in-Hand, Heart-to-Heart:Qiaowu and the Overseas Chinese 

      To, James Jiann Hua (University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2009)
      Following the violent crackdown on students demonstrating in Tiananmen Square in June 1989, tens of thousands of sympathetic ethnic Chinese and nationals of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) from across the globe ...
    • Handheld AR for Collaborative Edutainment 

      Wagner, D.; Schmalstieg, D.; Billinghurst, M. (University of Canterbury. Human Interface Technology Laboratory., 2006)
      Handheld Augmented Reality (AR) is expected to provide ergonomic, intuitive user interfaces for untrained users. Yet no comparative study has evaluated these assumptions against more traditional user interfaces for an ...
    • Handover in Mobile WiMAX Networks: The State of Art and Research Issues 

      Ray, S.; Pawlikowski, K.; Sirisena, H. (University of Canterbury. Computer Science and Software EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2010)
      The next-generation Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks, using the Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) as the core technology based on the IEEE 802.16 family of standards, is evolving as a ...
    • The hands, head and brow: A sociolinguistics study of Māori gesture 

      Gruber, J.; King, J.; Hay, J.; Johnston, L. (University of Canterbury. Aotahi School of Māori and Indigenous StudiesUniversity of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Vice-Chancellors OfficeUniversity of Canterbury. LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour, 2016)
      This paper examines the speech-accompanying gesture and other kinesic behaviour of bilingual English-Māori and monolingual English speakers in New Zealand. Physical expression has long been regarded a key component of ...
    • Hannibal's night time antics: Livy's use of 'The Night' in the third decade to present military operations, develop moral exampla, and examine Rome's past. 

      White, Amy Victoria (University of Canterbury. Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2014)
      It has generally been thought that Hannibal was a hostile individual and despised in Roman society because of his non-Roman status and his apparent tendency to be deceptive, cruel and savage. Yet, our understanding of ...
    • Hans-Georg Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics and journalism research 

      Matheson, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2009)
      The philosophical hermeneutics of German phenomenologist Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) is rarely cited in journalism studies, although it is better known in the fields of history, literary study and classical philology. ...
    • The happiness imperative : a possible solution to the present day social disconnect. 

      Lim, Chern Quang (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      Today, almost every one of us leads objectively better lives than our parents did. However, along with the dramatic improvements, conveniences, and the freedom that we enjoy, there have been some unintended negative ...
    • Happiness, despair, and education 

      Roberts, P. (University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Leadership, 2013)
      In today’s world we appear to place a premium on happiness. Happiness is often portrayed, directly or indirectly, as one of the key aims of education. To suggest that education is concerned with promoting unhappiness or ...
    • The Happy Heterotopia: Science and Leisure in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens 

      Wieck, Susannah Diane (University of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2006)
      The botanic garden is a space of leisure, scientific endeavour, passive recreation, education and conservation. These roles are contradictory, yet coexist 'happily' in a single space. The central aim of this thesis is to ...