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Women in prison with traumatic brain injury (TBI) : prevalence, mechanism and impact on mental health.
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2015)
INTRODUCTION: The number of offenders in the New Zealand prison systems is increasing at a rapid rate. More interestingly, the female offender population is growing almost twice as fast as their male counterparts. However, ...
Development of a Novel Flow Channel Apparatus and its Use in Testing the Adhesion Strength of Two Common New Zealand Algae
(University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2015)
Adhesives produced by marine organisms are fascinating in that they often possess an ability to adsorb rapidly and robustly to a range of substrates, in a range of environmental conditions and in the presence of significant ...
Sublexical Correlates of the Accuracy of Nonword Production in Preschool Children
(University of Canterbury. Communication Disorders, 2015)
The main aims of the study were to examine the relative influence of phonotactic probability on nonword repetition accuracy using the Test of Early Nonword Repetition-Revised (TENR-R; Stokes & Klee, 2011) and to compare ...
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 ...
Using Algebraic Reconstruction in Computed Tomography
(University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2012)
Spectral Computed Tomography (spectral CT) is a newly emerging, medical imaging modality. It extends CT by acquiring multiple datasets over different x-ray energy bins. As the x-ray absorption of materials is energy ...
Usability testing of a prototype mobile navigation interface for pedestrians
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2011)
The Minimum Energy Transport Activity Access Model
(University of Canterbury. GeographyUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2010)
A reduction in the energy intensity of private transport is necessary to manage the uncertainties of future availability of oil supplies. The built environment and transport infrastructure of an urban form will determine ...
The effects of robot-canine facial morphology manipulation on trait perception.
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2014)
Previous research has examined the effects of morphology on the way people perceive the traits of others. There also exists debate in the literature about whether morphological features influence the way people perceive ...
Duration of Early Vocalisations
(University of Canterbury. Communication Disorders, 2013)
The duration of three infants’ vocalisations were examined during a six-month longitudinal study. In contrast to most other infant research, this study included in its analysis all vocalisations including those deemed ...
Management of vehicle and horse users on sand beaches: Implications for shellfish populations
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2012)
A review of management documents and peer reviewed literature was undertaken to evaluate the level of protection intertidal shellfish are given from vehicle and horse users on sand beaches. Database searches were conducted ...