• Re-earth

      du Mee, Eileen (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This work includes an exegesis and a draft thesis entitled Re-Earth. In the exegesis, the method section highlights the research and writing process undertaken by the author for the development and completion of the thesis. ...
    • Re-fabricate: evolving design through user interaction

      Laraman, Debra (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This research project focussed on discarded clothing and textiles, as signifiers for the lowest exchange value in the fashion system, and sought methods to add value by up-cycling1 into one of a kind fashion garments. ...
    • Re-negotiating the Boundaries: a Grounded Theory Study

      Glasgow, Kirstin (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Physiotherapy’s historical adoption of the biomechanical approach which views the body-as-machine, has played an important part in defining its professional role, identity and status. But the physiotherapy profession is ...
    • Reactive milling of organic compounds

      Li, Ying Yu (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      Persistent organic pollutants are a well-known threat to the environment. Substances such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and chlorinated organic compounds in contaminated soil and groundwater can have severe and ...
    • A Real Alternative? – How Alternative News Media Coverage Compares to the Mainstream in New Zealand

      Acton, Jay (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      The public receives most of its information about important national and international events through the news media. Since the advent of the internet, mainstream news media has experienced a decline in its audience as the ...
    • The Real Story

      Fleming, Maxine (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      The Real Story, set in contemporary Auckland, is told from three third-person perspectives, framing the lives of three generations of women. The central catalysing event is the death of the son-in-law, husband, father ...
    • Real-time detection of P300 brain events: brain-computer interfaces for EEG-based communication aids

      Alkhater, Rehab (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This thesis aims to design a real-time EEG-based communication aid using brain-computer interface (BCI) technologies. The study evaluates the feasibility of using the Emotive headset as an affordable EEG input system that ...
    • Real-time Face Detection and Recognition Based on Deep Learning

      Wang, Hui (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Face recognition is one of the most important applications in video surveillance and computer vision. However, the conventional algorithms of face recognition are susceptible to multiple conditions, such as lighting, ...
    • Realistic and hopeful: Baptist and Presbyterian experience of clergy review in New Zealand

      Coleman, Vivian Fay (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This qualitative research study utilises Grounded Theory Methodology to explore the “salient features of clergy review” in NZ Baptist and Presbyterian denominations, by contrasting Human Resource Management practices in ...
    • Rebuilding lives after intimate partner violence in Aotearoa: women’s experiences ten or more years after leaving

      Lewis, Rosalind (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      My research focused on five women in Aotearoa naming and defining their experiences ten or more years after leaving an intimate partner violence relationship. An increasing amount of literature has been published reporting ...
    • Reconfiguring dwelling: A spatial explorations of surface and surface depth projection as a viewing chamber

      McGrath, Mitchell (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The viewing chambers enact a series of scenic reversals that reconfigure relations between background and foreground and orient the viewer differently to the sites. The intimate assembly of the viewing chambers brings the ...
    • Recruit, Reward, Retain: the new 3Rs of New Zealand education

      Arnold, Craig Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Teacher quality is claimed to have the greatest in-school effect on student achievement. This claim has caught the attention of politicians and policy-makers. Accordingly, the recruitment, retention and reward of effective ...
    • Redrawing Lines in the Sand? An Examination of Discrimination Patterns Within New Zealand

      Yeung, Stanley (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      This research examined discrimination in New Zealand by uncovering the relationship between discrimination, the student’s experiences and their perceptions of New Zealand. Research into discrimination is important, especially ...
    • ReDress - ReFashion as a solution for clothing (un) sustainability

      Fraser, Kim (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      The primary aim of this practice based project is to promote debate and alter perceptions of second-hand materials and ReFashion concepts. The work is positioned between the developed world business model extremes of ...
    • Reduction of risk for lifestyle diseases: group diet and physical activity intervention in the workplace

      Cumin, Michelle Brenda (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death in most Westernised countries. The prevalence of obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus and cancers is rapidly increasing. Older people with elevated blood lipids, obesity and ...
    • Reflections on Lal Batti

      Kumar, Chander (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      This project draws on aspects of research into the plight of women prostitutes working in Lal Batti areas of India. The project considers historical, contemporary and personal texts that form the basis of a creative ...
    • Reflections on the design and development of language educational resources in the three-dimensional virtual reality environment High Fidelity

      Chen, Andi (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      The emergences of freely accessible 2D virtual worlds on the web have brought new opportunities for language education, resulting in the proliferation of virtual language schools and language learning spaces. Studies ...
    • Regarding intuition: An heuristic journey into a psychotherapist's experience of intuition

      Schorr-Kon, Crista Juliet (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      Intuition is a well-known concept, however its intangible nature makes it hard to define. Its mystery appears at odds with the scientific view of the world. My research question ‘what is the psychotherapist’s experience ...
    • Registered nurses’ responses to resident death in residential aged care facilities

      Walley, Cecily Elizabeth (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Registered Nurses (RNs), working in residential aged care facilities, care for residents who may have reached the palliative stage of their lives and who have complex health issues. In addition, to attending to their ...
    • Reimagining Maori identity in Art

      Wickliffe, Cora-Allan (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This project explores the art environment as a constructor of identity and a potential site of misrepresentation in relation to indigenous identities. These representations have created a viewing perception, and lend ...