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Challenges for the theory and application of dynamic risk factors
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2015)
The inclusion of dynamic factors in risk assessment measures used with forensic populations has largely been considered an improvement in both the accuracy and utility of these assessments in informing treatment and ...
Olfactory and visual cues in host finding by bark beetles.
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2010)
This study examined the role of olfactory and visual cues in host finding of the pine bark beetles Hylastes ater and Hylurgus ligniperda and the burnt pine longhorn beetle Arhopalus ferus. The ultimate aim of this research ...
The application of an audited self-management approach to manage nutrient losses in the Hurunui River catchment.
(University of Canterbury. Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, 2015)
Water quality impairment is becoming an increasing problem in Canterbury, and throughout New Zealand. In North Canterbury, the Hurunui River has been associated with elevated nutrient levels. Not only are elevated nutrient ...
Effects of relocation on mood/anxiety
(University of Canterbury. GeographyUniversity of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2014)
The Frequency and Type of Talk in Three New Zealand Families at Dinnertime
(University of Canterbury, 2017)
Language is an important aspect of communication and a parent is a child’s first teacher. The more variety of talk the parents use, the more opportunities children will get to imitate that language and therefore widen ...
Digital Holographic Interferometry for Radiation Dosimetry
(University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2015)
A novel optical calorimetry approach is proposed for the dosimetry of therapeutic radiation, based on the optical technique of Digital Holographic Interferometry (DHI). This detector determines the radiation absorbed ...
Otolith shape as a novel method to discriminate populations of the migratory Galaxiid, Galaxias maculatus (inanga)?
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2014)
Agricultural vulnerability to tephra fall impacts.
(University of Canterbury, 2015)
Understanding agricultural impact from tephra hazards and their causal mechanisms is vital when developing mitigation and recovery strategies. It is well documented that tephra can impact agricultural systems. However, ...
Externalizing Problem Behaviour and its Relation to the Self-Regulation of Emotion in Children Prenatally Exposed to Methadone: Outcomes at Age 9.5 Years
(University of Canterbury, 2016)
The only approved option for treating opiate dependency during pregnancy in New Zealand is Methadone Maintenance Therapy and while the benefits of this treatment for the mother are well established, the long term impact ...
Improving conservation of kōwaro (Canterbury mudfish, Neochanna burrowsius)
(University of Canterbury, 2018)
Global change will likely drive regional shifts in species distribution and localised changes in communities. In aquatic communities, altered drought regimes could be detrimental to the organisms that inhabit affected ...