• Vibration Characteristics of Stepped Thickness Circular Cylindrical Piezoelectric Shells for Ultrasound Amplifications

      Meshkinzar, Ata (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This research investigates the vibration characteristics of stepped-thickness cylindrical shells with a specific application to ultrasound power amplifications for water particle disintegration. One of the main purposes ...
    • Vibration of branched circular cylindrical shells as applied to airway walls

      Au, Pui Ming (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      This research focuses on investigating the vibration characteristics of branched circular cylindrical shells with applications to airway passages. Analytical modelling is carried out based on Donnell-Mushtari equations of ...
    • Video art: accelerationism and the reification of desire

      Kirlew, Akil (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This research project explores the creative links between the production and circulation of video-based artworks and the dominance of capitalist-based forms of subjectivity. More specifically, I seek to determine whether ...
    • Video Conferencing in Early Childhood Education: Teachers' Perspectives

      Purnell, Desire Jasmine (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      “Today’s children are growing up in a rapidly changing digital age that is far different from that of their parents and grandparents” (National Association for the Education of Young Children & Fred Rogers Center, 2012, ...
    • Video self-reflection and coach development in New Zealand: a qualitative descriptive study

      Mead, Simon (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This study directs attention to Sport New Zealand’s vision of having world leading coach development. In their quest Sport New Zealand has moved away from the structured accreditation system embraced by other leading ...
    • Vietnamese University EFL teachers' code-switching in classroom instruction

      Nguyen, Thi Hang (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This study examines the under-explored phenomenon of code-switching practised by EFL teachers in classroom instruction in a Vietnamese setting. Among the foreign languages taught and learned in Vietnamese universities, ...
    • Vietnamese Visitors' Satisfaction Toward New Zealand as a Destination

      Linh, Le (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This research was born from the author’s personal experience and encounters with different Vietnamese visitors who have visited New Zealand. The country, regarded as “the youngest country on earth”, is known as a new country ...
    • Vigorous intensity physical activity and the metabolic health of adolescents

      Logan, Greig (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Despite efforts to improve adolescent physical activity participation and adherence, as many as 80% of youth fail to achieve the recommended 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) per day. ...
    • Violence Against Women in Papua New Guinea: The Representation of Women in Anti-violence Campaigns

      Mago-King, Pauline Matalau Joan (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This study examines the representation of violence against women and gender-based violence campaigns in Papua New Guinea (PNG). It explores the contexts surrounding engendered violence and strives to establish the efficacy ...
    • Virtual and the actual: Representation and the object

      Budd, Helen Rosalind (Auckland University of Technology, 2000)
      It is declared that we live in an ‘information age’, one where much of our daily experience comes in mediated form, in print or on screen. Information about our world is brought to us through words and images selected and ...
    • Virtual imaging system

      Wang, Lulu (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The main purpose of this research project was to implement a combination of computer graphics and processing to generate displays that will aid in the visualization of the colour rendering properties of a range of light ...
    • A virtual keyboard implementation based on finger recognition

      Zhang, Yang (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      A keyboard requires a great deal of resources and is restricted by its physical features. Additionally, discarded keyboards also inevitably contribute to environmental pollution. Consequently, the touch screen is designed ...
    • Virtual Reality Storytelling

      Guarin Davila, Alejandro (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      The Green Fairy 1.0 is a practice-led research project that explores practical strategies for effective storytelling in virtual reality. It consists on producing a shortfilm for Virtual Reality with techniques found in the ...
    • Virtual social capital: the way forward to creating peer-to-peer value and positive social outcomes in a virtual setting

      Kirkwood, Michael James (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      As technology has progressed over time, so too have the ways in which people now communicate, interact and socialise. As such, the rapid integration of the online world within modern society has undoubtedly shifted the ...
    • Virtual Social Networking for business purposes

      Regber, Sebastian (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      The concept of social media is high on the agenda for contemporary senior executives. Decision makers, such as CEOs, as well as support workers, such as consultants, are striving to make profitable use of existing virtual ...
    • The Visceral Metaphor: a contemplation on the invaded self

      Miller, Leanne Margaret (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This practice-led thesis explores the disruptive metaphor in relation to ideas of loss, irresolution and the photographic. It is centred around the researcher’s experience of a home invasion. Through the process of grief, ...
    • Vision Retrospect: the methodical unraveling of Alphabetica Archeologica

      Scapens, Sammy Rose (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Alphabetica Archaeologica is an alphabet primer book. It is a book that celebrates the movement and history of the alphabet. It is book that celebrates the art of language and poetry. It is a book that celebrates ...
    • Visual blockchain using Merkle Tree

      Hu, Rui (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Although our communities are paying extensive attention to the blockchain technology, it is still far away from real applications. Due to the combinations of multi-disciplinary technologies in blockchain, the popularization ...
    • Visual communication design strategies: multidisciplinary human-centred approach in branding and marketing

      Yu, Jenny (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      This research study is focused on the buying behaviour of modern consumers. The literature indicates that modern consumers are sophisticated, discerning and are less loyal to a particular brand than they used to be. Consumers ...
    • Visual Phrasing: manifesting the power of musical expression

      Brkovic, Minja (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Within the field of Visual Music there has been an ongoing search for visual aesthetics that possess a power of emotional expression comparable to music. This thesis focuses on exploring visual phrasing as a materialization ...