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    • Optical monitoring of GM Sgr and discovery of a Mira and a short-period pulsator 

      Gieles, M.; Orosz, J.A.; Hulleman, F.; Brogt, E.; Bailyn, C.D.; Garcia, M.R. (University of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 2002)
      This Note is the third in a series of Notes where we report new variable stars discovered during our extensive CCD monitoring program of the black hole binary V 4641 Sgr (SAX J1819.3-2525, Orosz et al. 2001). In this Note ...
    • Validity of the Brown ADD Scales: An Investigation in a Predominantly Inattentive ADHD Adolescent Sample with and without Reading Disabilities 

      Rucklidge, J.J.; Tannock, R. (University of Canterbury. Psychology., 2002)
      The Brown ADD Scale for Adolescents is used widely clinically yet no published studies have investigated divergent and concurrent validity, specificity and sensitivity to inattentive ADHD symptomatology. Ninety-eight ...
    • The air pollution problem in Christchurch, New Zealand - progress and prospects 

      Spronken-Smith, R.A.; Sturman, A.P.; Wilton, E. (University of Canterbury. Geography, 2002)
      Christchurch has had a wintertime air pollution problem for much of the last century. In the first half of the century the main pollutants were sulphur dioxide and suspended particulate matter, while in recent years ...
    • Automatic Observation Rendering (AMORE). I. On a synthetic stellar population's colour-magnitude diagram 

      Ng, Y. K.; Brogt, E.; Chiosi, C.; Bertelli, G. (University of Canterbury. University Centre for Teaching and LearningUniversity of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 2002)
      A new method, AMORE – based on a genetic algorithm optimizer, is presented for the automated study of colourmagnitude diagrams. The method combines several stellar population synthesis tools developed in the last decade ...
    • CCD time-series photometry of BQ Ind 

      Sterken, C.; Brogt, E.; Fu, J.-N.; Zhou, A.Y. (University of Canterbury. University Centre for Teaching and LearningUniversity of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 2002)
      We present CCD time-series photometry of BQ Ind, which is either a Population I large-amplitude δ Scuti star or an SX Phoenicis star.
    • Marine Natural Products 

      Blunt, J.W.; Copp, B.R.; Munro, M.H.G.; Northcote, P.T.; Prinsep, M.R. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry., 2002)
      This review covers the literature published in 2001 for marine natural products, with 495 citations (365 for the period January to December 2001) referring to 793 compounds isolated from marine microorganisms and ...
    • Discovery of four close binary stars in Sagittarius 

      Gieles, M.; Orosz, J. A.; Hulleman, F.; Brogt, E.; Bailyn, C. D.; Garcia, M. R. (University of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 2002)
      This Note is the second in a series of Notes where we report new variable stars discovered during our extensive CCD monitoring program of the black hole binary V4641 Sgr (SAX J1819.3-2525)(Orosz et al., 2001). In this Note ...
    • Ten new semi-regular variables in Sagittarius 

      Gieles, M,; Hulleman, F.; Brogt, E.; Bailyn, C. D.; Garcia, M. R.; Orosz, J. A. (University of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 2002)
    • Germination of Sophora seeds after prolonged storage 

      Norton, D.A.; Godley, E.J.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, J.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences.University of Canterbury. School of Forestry., 2002)
      Germination of Sophora seeds 24–40 years old from New Zealand (8 species), Chile (2 species), Lord Howe Island (1 species), and Hawai’i (1 species), and of fresh seed from trees established using seeds from the same ...
    • Age of onset of ADHD symptoms 

      Rucklidge, J.J.; Tannock, R. (University of Canterbury. Psychology., 2002)
    • Historic deforestation and the fate of endemic invertebrate species in streams 

      Harding, J.S. (University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences., 2003)
      Deforestation is a global phenomenon threatening the biodiversity of many unique forested ecosystems. The volcanic calderas of Banks Peninsula, New Zealand, experienced widespread deforestation from 1860 to 1900 when >98% ...
    • Chimeric human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16) L1 particles presenting the common neutralizing epitope for the L2 minor capsid protein of HPV-6 and HPV-16 

      Varsani, A.; Williamson, A. L.; de Villiers, D.; Becker, I.; Christensen, N. D.; Rybicki, E. P. (University of Canterbury. School of Biological Sciences, 2003)
      Both the Human papillomavirus (HPV) major (L1) and minor (L2) capsid proteins have been well investigated as potential vaccine candidates. The L1 protein first oligomerizes into pentamers, and these capsomers assemble into ...
    • Metallosupramolecular Chemistry; What is it? 

      Steel, P.J. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry., 2003)
    • Attentional focus, processing load, and Stroop interference 

      Chen, Z. (University of Canterbury. Psychology., 2003)
      Although the effects of attentional focus and perceptual load on selective attention are well-known when targets and distractors are distinct objects that occupy separate locations, there has been little examination of ...
    • On-brane data for braneworld stars 

      Visser, M.; Wiltshire, D.L. (University of Canterbury. Physics and Astronomy, 2003)
      Stellar structure in braneworlds is markedly different from that in ordinary general relativity. As an indispensable first step towards a more general analysis, we completely solve the “on brane” 4-dimensional Gauss and ...
    • Time perception deficits in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Comorbid reading difficulties in child and adolescent samples 

      Toplak, M.E.; Rucklidge, J.J.; Hetherington, R.; John, S.C.F.; Tannock, R. (2003)
      Objective: To investigate time perception in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with and without comorbid reading difficulties (RD) in child and adolescent participants. Method: In study 1, 50 children with ...
    • New type of brightness variations of the colliding wind WO4 + O5((f)) binary WR 30a 

      Paardekooper, S.J.; van der Hucht, K.A.; van Genderen, A.M.; Brogt, E.; Gieles, M.; Meijerink, R. (University of Canterbury. University Centre for Teaching and LearningUniversity of Canterbury. AVC Research Office, 2003)
      We present new photometric observations in Johnson V and B of WR30a, revealing relative dramatic changes in brightness of 0:m 2. These variations occur on a time scale of hours, and are only seen in V.We argue that they ...
    • Synthesis and X-ray Crystal Structure of a Bridging Trispiran Ligand 

      Steel, P.J.; Sumby, C.J. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry., 2004)
      Spiro[3,3]heptane-2,6-dispiro-4,5-diazafluorene (4) has been synthesized in three steps from 1,10-phenanthroline. It crystallizes in the orthorhombic space group P2₁2₁2₁ and has the two 4,5-diazafluorene metal binding ...
    • Thionation of N-Methyl- and N-Unsubstituted Thiazolidine Enaminones 

      Markovic, R.; Rasovic, A.; Baranac, M.; Stojanovic, M.; Steel, P.J.; Jovetic, S. (University of Canterbury. Chemistry., 2004)
      The potential of the directional non-bonded 1,5-type S···O interactions to initiate an incipient stage of an in situ rearrangement of N-unsubstituted thiazolidine enaminones to the functionalized 1,2-dithioles has been ...
    • Predation by ants on jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) in the Philippines 

      Nelson, X.J.; Jackson, R.R.; Edwards, G.B.; Barrion, A.T. (University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2004)
      Using a tropical fauna from the Philippines as a case study, ant-salticid predator-prey relationships were investigated. In the field, 41 observations of ant predation on salticids were made, and the actual attack on ...