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    • An s-domain model of an HVdc converter 

      Todd, S.; Wood, A.R.; Bodger, P.S. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1997)
      This paper describes a technique to model an HVdc converter installation in the s-domain. A system equivalent is developed, utilising a frequency domain model, allowing the closed loop frequency response to be expressed. ...
    • Saccadic tracking of targets mediated by the anterior-lateral eyes of jumping spiders 

      Zurek, D.B.; Nelson, X.J. (University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2012)
      The modular visual system of jumping spiders (Salticidae) divides characteristics such as high spatial acuity and wide-field motion detection between different pairs of eyes. A large pair of telescope-like anterior-median ...
    • Sacerdos et Predicator: Franciscan 'Experience' and the Cronica of Salimbene de Adam 

      Milne, Anna Catherine (University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2010)
      The Chronicle of the thirteenth-century Franciscan friar Salimbene de Adam is filled with an abundance of self-referential passages. At almost every step of his narrative we are made extremely aware of Salimbene’s presence, ...
    • Sacrificing the Subject: The Pacific War in American & New Zealand Fiction Writing 

      McKay, Daniel (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities, 2011)
      Theodor Adorno famously stated that there can be no poetry after Auschwitz, a declaration that decried any attempt to ‘reform’ literary traditions without taking into account the Nazi Holocaust and the associated behaviours ...
    • Safe, effective, and patient-specific glycaemic control in neonatal intensive care. 

      Dickson, Jennifer Launa (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2015)
      Very premature infants often experience high blood sugar levels as a result of incomplete metabolic development, illness, and stress. High blood sugar levels have been associated with a range of worsened outcomes and ...
    • Safer Cycling in New Zealand: Enabling Cycling Organisations to Deliver Cycle Safety Programmes 

      Niquidet-Western, J.; Koorey, Glen (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2012)
      Following a dreadful week in November 2010, in which five cyclists were killed on New Zealand (NZ) roads, the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) commissioned BikeNZ and the Cycling Advocates Network (CAN) to jointly undertake an ...
    • Safer Journeys for people who cycle: Cycling Safety Panel Final Report and Recommendations 

      Leggat, R.; Ulmer, S.; Northcote, M.; Noon, M.; Mackie, H.; Kennett, S.; Woosward, A. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2014)
      This report: , provides an overview of the current situation of cycling safety in New Zealand , compares the New Zealand situation to international best practice , applies the Safe System approach to cycling safety ...
    • Safety and Performance of Stochastic Targeted (STAR) Glycemic Control of Insulin and Nutrition – First Pilot Results 

      Shaw, G.M.; Le Compte, A.J.; Evans, A.; Tan, C.S.; Steel, L.; Ward, L.; Pretty, C.G.; Penning, S.; Desaive, T.; Chase, J.G. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2011)
    • Safety Climate, Safety Behaviours and Control: An Application of the Job Demand-Control model to Occupational Safety 

      Pearce, Megan Nicole (University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2012)
      While the literature surrounding the negative effects of stress on health and well-being is plentiful, there is a distinct lack of research applying stress frameworks to an organisational safety context. This study ...
    • A Safety Exit Interview: Could there be safety gains? 

      Cottle, Cassandra (University of Canterbury. Department of Psychology, 2012)
      This study sought to investigate the relationship between safety voicing and employee turnover. A model of the safety exit interview process was developed, along with reasons why conducting a safety exit interview may ...
    • Safety risks associated with helping reciprocity 

      Adams, S.; Burt, C.D.B. (University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2015)
      In New Zealand and around the world, workplace accidents continue to occur at high rates. Global research suggests that new employees are a particular safety concern as they are involved in a large percentage of workplace ...
    • Safety risks associated with helping reciprocity : influences of the initial helping source. 

      Adams, Sarah Louise (University of Canterbury, 2015)
      This investigation explored reciprocal helping in the context of a high risk work environment. There were three hypotheses. Firstly, it was hypothesised that gratitude ratings would be positively related to helping ...
    • Safety Voicing: The impact of job insecurity and the differences in severity of safety concerns. 

      Lu, Sam (University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2014)
      The aim of this current research was two-fold; one aim was to develop a deeper understanding of job insecurity and its association with safety voicing. The perception of job insecurity was specifically examined in relation ...
    • Safety, efficacy and clinical generalization of the STAR protocol: a retrospective analysis 

      Stewart, K.W.; Pretty, C.G.; Tomlinson, H.; Thomas, F.L.; Homlok, J.; Nemedi Noemi, S.; Illyes, A.; Shaw, G.M.; Benyo, B.; Chase, J.G. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2016)
      Background: The changes in metabolic pathways and metabolites due to critical illness result in a highly complex and dynamic metabolic state, making safe, effective management of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia difficult. ...
    • Sailing Wives 

      Nicholas, Soraya Mae (University of Canterbury. English, 2010)
      A novel depicting the very different lives of four war brides, sailing from London to New York to meet their husbands at the end of World War II. The four main characters become firm friends on their journey to the United ...
    • Sakurai's Object : a rapidly evolving star 

      Wheaton, Sarah M (University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 1998)
      Sakurai's Object provides an exciting opportunity to study stellar evolution in real time. This rapidly evolving star discovered in early 1996 by Yukio Sakurai has been observed throughout 1997, and photometric observations ...
    • Saliency of Outside Options in the Lost Wallet Game 

      Cox, J.C.; Servatka, M.; Vadovic, R. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
      This paper reports an experiment designed to shed light on an empirical puzzle observed by Dufwenberg and Gneezy (2000) that the size of the foregone outside option by the first mover does not affect the behavior of the ...
    • “The Salitter drying from the earth”: Apocalypse in the novels of Cormac McCarthy 

      Yee, Christopher (University of Canterbury. School of Humanities, 2010)
      In this thesis, I analyse four novels by Cormac McCarthy through the lens of Apocalypse theory. Looking at his later, south-western, novels Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men and The Road, I ...
    • Salt and water balance in the spider Porrhothele antipodiana (Mygalomorpha: Dipluridae). 

      Butt, A. G. (University of Canterbury. Zoology, 1983)
      Total ion and water balance of the mygalomorph spider Porrhothele antipodiana under conditions of feeding and starvation, hydration and dehydration, and experimental salt loading was studied. Transpirational water loss was ...
    • Saltwater Modelling of Fire Gas Flow through a Horizontal Ceiling Opening 

      Le Quesne, Marcus Andrew (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2010)
      When fires occur in domestic or commercial buildings it is the smoke from the fire that leads to far more injury and death than the heat produced from the flames. Understanding the movement of smoke within the fire compartment ...