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Relational ontologies, power relations and media convergence
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2010)
My interest in this field of intellectual endeavour is situated at the intersection of geography and media and cultural studies. In particular, I am interested in the ways in which digital social networks and other ...
Disaster Terrorism: using natural disasters as force multipliers
(University of Canterbury. University of Canterbury Institute for Risk, Resilience and Renewal, 2014)
The forces of nature will always exceed the capacity of mankind to create disasters. But what if disasters are used force multipliers in future security threats? This insightful discussion is the first time globally that ...
Multiplying possibilities: A postdevelopment approach to hygiene and sanitation in Northwest China
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2015)
Postdevelopment thinkers and writers have critiqued development discourse for its role in perpetuating inequality. In water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH) literature and interventions, the discourse used perpetuates ...
The Challenge of Antarctic Governance in the Early 21st Century
(University of Canterbury. Gateway Antarctica, 2016)
Political situation presented by Antarctica - Positives, Negatives. Challenges - Antarctic Treaty System (ATS) regime, Institutional architecture, Participation / equity, Activity levels increasing - Greater Southern Ocean ...
Improving Science Communication Through Scenario-Based Role-Plays: Preparing students and professionals
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2013)
The role of science in society has evolved. From generator of knowledge to implicit duty to ensure that knowledge is understood and used effectively. Communication of operational decisions, probability and uncertainty ...
Research Engagement after Disasters: Research Coordination Before, During, and after the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geological SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Vice-Chancellors OfficeUniversity of Canterbury. New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain & Behaviour, 2015)
This article argues that active coordination of research engagement after disasters has the potential to maximize research opportunities, improve research quality, increase end-user engagement, and manage escalating ...
Responsibility for Regulating Human Activity in Antarctica
(University of Canterbury. Gateway Antarctica, 2015)
Co-opting the Global Health Agenda: The Problematic Role of Partnerships and Foundations in Defining Priorities
(Palgrave MacmillanUniversity of Canterbury. Geography, 2011)
There is little dispute that the global health agenda is increasingly being shaped by foundations and partnerships, as the introduction to and rationale for this book make plain. In the wake of structural adjustment in the ...
The clinical assessment of treatment change among sexual offenders, and the relationship between change and risk
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2015)
Meta-analytic findings are clear that treatment can be effective at reducing sexual reoffending. Yet, a significant proportion of those who complete best-practice programs go on to reoffend (~11%). Not all who complete ...
Incorporating change information into sex offender risk assessment using the Violence Risk Scale: Sexual Offender Version.
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2013)