• Shrinking Violet

      Johnson, Abigail (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis consist of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. The thesis is framed by an exegesis which is a 6000-word essay on the subject of: (a) the genre of the thesis (b) the development process from synopsis ...
    • Sign, a visual analysis of public signage in New Zealand

      Gielen-Recoules, Greet (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Through an investigation of the regulatory and informative signs which constitute public signage in rural New Zealand, this creative research project poses the question: When is a public sign not a public sign? The research ...
    • The significance of holistic marketing on motivations, expectations and experiences of travellers: A case study on Queenstown’s first-time tourists

      Master, Arnaz (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis investigates the significance of holistic marketing on tourist motivations, expectations, and experiences through a case study of Queenstown, New Zealand. Queenstown’s marketing initiatives and tourism operations ...
    • Silence speaks volumes

      Jeurissen, Maree Jayne (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      The continuing failure of our education system to meet the needs of minority group students, who continue to walk through classroom doors in increasing numbers, provided the initial impetus for this research project. ...
    • Silent injunctions: tactics for criminal intent or creative liability?

      Waerea, Layne (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This visual arts project explores the socio-legal terrain of the everyday. Through a series of interventions, in sites of public and private space, this project seeks to employ tactics that nudge at, and therefore test, ...
    • Simon Says

      Hill, Toby (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis consists of practice-led research in the form of a full-length script for a feature film; plus a 6000-word essay (exegesis). A summary of the script is as follows: Simon Hall is a man without doubts. He is ...
    • Simply Ceroc

      Walker, Olivia Christine (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Simply Ceroc is a feature length screenplay involving the protagonist, Julie learning how to cope within the volatile and hostile dance world. Julie wants validation from her peers within the dance world, as both a dancer ...
    • Simulation of variable fluid-properties plate heat exchanger for educational purposes.

      Protheroe, Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2003)
      In this thesis a novel computer based model is developed which accurately simulates the operation of a plate heat exchanger (PHE). The model allows for the variation of all relevant fluid properties as the temperatures of ...
    • Situational tool and method selection for Digital Forensic Data Collection: performance issues

      Pearse, Jon Graham (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Over the last ten years there has been rapid growth in the digital forensics field. Forensically sound computer analysis and testimony is becoming a requirement during investigations related to frauds, missing persons, ...
    • SKEIN: pick up styx

      Turner, Raewyn Mary (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The work in progress, Pick Up Styx, investigates re-sensing and extra-sensing of the world. It is an exploration of communications with reference to quantum theory which challenges current sense perceptions, while engaging ...
    • Sketching as a methodology for creative practice

      Newall, Kim (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This exegesis is a reflection and classification of work produced as part of a creative practice-based research thesis. It also draws on knowledge gained over 25 years of practice. Thus, the research documented here can ...
    • Sleep Extension and Recovery in Rugby Union Players

      Cleland, Iain (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Sleep is an important factor that has recently become of interest in the sporting arena. The benefits of sleep include memory consolidation and metabolism regulation, as well as aiding immune function, mood and recovery. ...
    • Sleep, Sister

      Breen, Karen (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This submission is in two parts. The first, an exegesis, sets my creative work in a literary, stylistic and social context. The second and main part of this submission is the first draft of a novel, "Sleep, Sister," which ...
    • Smart monitoring systems for alert generation during anaesthesia

      Baig, Mirza Mansoor (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      Man has a limited ability to accurately and continuously analyse large amounts of data. Observers are typically required to monitor displays over extended periods and to execute overt detection responses to the appearance ...
    • Smart Tack: A Textile-based System for the Monitoring of Equine Physiology

      Fisher, Hollee Margaret (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Smart textiles are extending the traditional functionality of textiles and making a significant impact within the medical and healthcare industries. However, the field of animal care has been slow to adopt the use of smart ...
    • Smart Tools for a Smart Recovery

      Hielkema, Arien (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      How can the use of smart wearable technology motivate a stronger adherence to strengthening exercises as part of an athlete?s injury recovery process? Injury recovery is often perceived by athletes as being totally ...
    • Smartphone-based Real-time Patient Monitoring and Decision Support System

      Moqeem, Aasia (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Patient monitoring systems have evolved over the past decade as an important first-line monitoring and warning tool. The healthcare delivery is moderately shifting from the traditional manual process to computer-based ...
    • The SME as a learning organisation: a New Zealand perspective in the insurance sector

      Shoemark, Susan-Lee (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Learning remains one of the challenging themes of work. There exists a greater need to focus on the theme of learning, as learning and re-learning for both organisations and individuals is required for firms to remain ...
    • Snack food development with single phase extrusion-cooking technology

      Kwok, Kristy (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Extrusion cooking technology is a popular technique for generating a wide range of ready-to-eat products, from snacks, breakfast cereals, pasta and instant noodles to pet food. Extrusion cooking involves inserting raw ...
    • Snakes cows and avocado sandwiches

      Varma, Suneal (Auckland University of Technology, 2010)
      The exegesis explores diverse themes, as it probes into the magical realism of ghosts and dreams, negotiates with the dead, understands how writing is a form of narrative therapy, stretches the English language, relates ...