• RFID usage for monitoring drug dispensing in hospitals

      Zhou, Zachary (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Medication errors during drug dispensing are common problems in healthcare and can cause serious problems both for patients and staff. Many information systems have been developed to prevent that the occurrence of such ...
    • RFID-based blood bag monitor research

      Zhou, Yucheng (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Medical errors occur during the blood transfusion are considered to be a major issue in the healthcare industry and may lead to a fatal consequence to the patient life. RFID technology is a feasible solution for this kind ...
    • Rhizomatic human communication and constructed social representations as determinants for consumption preferences

      Meyenburg, Imko Tjado (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      The background of this research is the observation that mainstream economic theories cannot present an adequate explanation for emerging and changing consumption preferences in dynamic social systems. Scholars among the ...
    • Rice and Beans, Fish and Chips: Investigating Brazilian Immigrant Families’ Experiences of Eating and Nourishing in New Zealand

      Estrada, Ana (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Immigration has been a common practice in human society since the earliest times (United Nations, 2019). Whatever the reasons behind people migrating, it is a complex movement that involves a chain of changes in their ...
    • Rich Man Road

      Glamuzina, Ann (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      As the daughter of Dalmatian migrants and as a novice fiction writer, my creative work is in part my own journey to discover who I am: it is a search for a connection – not just to the past, but to the present and the ...
    • The richness diversity brings: diverse languages and literacies in early childhood education

      Ball, Christine Edith (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Both the children who attend and the teaching staff in Auckland early childhood services are increasingly linguistically diverse. The literature has established that the continuing development of the home language alongside ...
    • Ridesharing in Developing Countries: Perspectives From India and Thailand

      Vayouphack, Simmavanh (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      The increasing number of internet users and the adoption of cloud-based technology have significantly contributed to the growth of ridesharing across the world. Previous research in developed countries reveals that, despite ...
    • Rise - All Roads Lead to Rome, but so Few to Its Women: The Challenges of Writing a Feminist Historical Novel Set During the Late Roman Republic

      Parker, Kaarina (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      RISE is a historical novel, set during the late Roman Republic. It follows the lives of three protagonists; Servilia, Clodia, and Fulvia, as they experience love and pain, discover their identities, and claim their power. ...
    • Risk and resilience: the role of risk and protective factors in the lives of young people over time

      Stanley, Peter Gordon (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      In 1998, 12 students, aged 11-12 years, were identified by primary schools in a socially disadvantaged area of New Zealand as being at risk of negative life outcomes, as a consequence of known adversities in their lives. ...
    • Risk based assessment of IT Control Frameworks: a case study

      Al-Khazrajy, Maher (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      Businesses are constantly advised to implement Information Technology Governance (ITG) frameworks or adapt best practices to gain efficiency, accountability, and/or to meet regulatory compliance. However, organisations ...
    • Risk factors for overuse injury in elite adolescent ballet dancers

      Bowerman, Erin Anne (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Injuries are common among young elite ballet dancers, often leading to disruptions in training and in turn the development of talent. Anecdotally, the adolescent period of growth and maturation, and poor lower extremity ...
    • The Risk-adjusted Performance of KiwiSaver Funds

      Xiong, Xueshan (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The New Zealand government introduced a national superannuation scheme named KiwiSaver to its citizens on 1 July 2007. However, until now, KiwiSaver funds’ performance is still an under-researched topic. This study ...
    • Ritual in the making: critical exploration of ritual in Te Whare Pora

      Te Ratana, Rose Rebecca (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      The rituals performed in Te Whare Pora (The Ancient House of the Art of Weaving), were integral to ensuring the maintenance of a specialised body of knowledge pertaining to raranga (a form of Māori Weaving). Ritual, as a ...
    • Roadnoise: The old friends tour

      Morgan, Lee (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      My thesis a project that researches the part memory has on recollecting and recounting memoryas narratives, using the road trip and Jack Kerouac’s beat novel On the road (1955) as a motivation to translate Kerouac’s ...
    • Robot mapping without a precise map

      Azizul Hasan, Zati Hakim (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      In this thesis, I took two key ideas of cognitive mapping developed in Yeap’s (1988) theory of cognitive mapping and developed a robot mapping system that maps without having a precise map. Yeap argues that in a cognitive ...
    • The Rock

      Blaber, Donna (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      The Rock is a draft of a contemporary Upper Middle Grade/Young YA children's novel, which forms the creative component required to complete a Master of Creative Writing. The accompanying exegesis, entitled Contemporary ...
    • Rock the cradle: end child abuse now

      Rees-Owen, Rose (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This journalism article and exegesis seeks solutions to reduce child abuse. Early intervention and addressing the underlying causes behind child abuse and neglect (poverty, social isolation, being a young parent, drug and ...
    • The Role and Impact of Body Communication in Private Practice Physiotherapy

      Good, Clinton (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Background: Body communication (traditionally known as non-verbal communication) is intrinsic to physiotherapy practice, and particularly in the private practice environment where drivers such as economics and consumerism ...
    • Role of ABCC5 in Gemcitabine Resistance in Pancreatic Cancer

      Bugde, Piyush (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is one of the most aggressive solid tumours. gemcitabine-based regimens have been used as front-line treatments for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. gemcitabine may initially ...
    • The role of bacterial biofilms on the settlement and nutrition of mussel (Perna canaliculus) larvae and juveniles

      Ganesan, Annapoorna Maitrayee (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      The green-lipped mussel, Perna canaliculus is indigenous to New Zealand, and is of significant commercial importance, contributing over NZ $200 million per annum in exports. Despite the economic importance of this mussel ...