• Modifiable Risk Factors for Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents From São Paulo, Brazil

      Duncan, S; Duncan, EK; Fernandes, RA; Buonani, C; Bastos, KD; Segatto, AF; Codogno, JS; Gomes, IC; Freitas, IF (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background Brazil is currently experiencing a nutrition transition: the displacement of traditional diets with foods high in saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol and an increase in sedentary lifestyles. Despite these ...
    • Modular sensor nodes for environmental data monitoring

      Ghobakhlou, A; Perera, A; Sallis, P; Zandi, S (Massey University, 2010)
      A framework for modular wireless sensor networks (WSN) designed to capture and monitor micro-climates in a crop field. WSN is rapidly improving in automotive industry, agricultural, industrial and environmental monitoring ...
    • Molecular basis of chemosensitivity of platinum pre-treated ovarian cancer to chemotherapy

      Glaysher, S; Gabriel, FG; Johnson, P; Polak, M; Knight, LA; Parker, K; Poole, M; Narayanan, A; Cree, IA; NHS Collaborative Research Programme for Predictive Oncology (Nature Publishing Group, 2010)
      Ovarian cancer shows considerable heterogeneity in its sensitivity to chemotherapy both clinically and in vitro. This study tested the hypothesis that the molecular basis of this difference lies within the known resistance ...
    • Momentum and market correlation

      Badshah, I; Kolari, JW; Liu, W; Shin, S (New Zealand Finance Colloquium, 2016)
      This paper proposes that an important source of momentum profits is market information associated with correlation to general market movements. Empirical tests for U.S. stocks in the sample period 1965 to 2013 indicate ...
    • Monetary Policy Transparency and Pass-Through of retail interest rates

      Liu, MH; Margaritis, D; Tourani-Rad, A (AUT Faculty of Business, 2005)
      This paper examines the degree of pass-through and adjustment speed of retail interest rates in response to changes in benchmark wholesale rates in New Zealand during the period 1994 to 2004. We consider the effect of ...
    • Monitoring organic enrichment of coastal sediment

      Wilson, P; Vopel, K (New Zealand Coastal Society, 2011)
      Organic enrichment of coastal sediment is of interest to coastal managers worldwide. It results from excess supply of organic carbon to coastal waters from both natural and anthropogenic sources such as, terrestrial runoff, ...
    • Monopoly, power and politics in Fleet Street: the controversial birth of IPC Magazines, 1958-1963

      Mowatt, S; Cox, H (The Business History Conference, 2014)
      Britain’s newspaper and magazine publishing business did not fare particularly well during the 1950s. With leading newspaper proprietors placing their desire for political influence above that of financial performance, and ...
    • Monopoly, power and politics in Fleet Street: the controversial birth of IPC Magazines, 1958-63

      Mowatt, S; Cox, H (Business History Conference, 2014)
      Britain’s newspaper and magazine publishing business did not fare particularly well during the 1950s. With leading newspaper proprietors placing their desire for political influence above that of financial performance, and ...
    • Monotonicity criteria

      Kachapova, F; Kachapov, I (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), 2013)
      Monotonicity is an important type of dependence of random variables. The paper reviews the definitions of comonotonicity and counter-monotonicity, their existing criteria and introduces a new criterion for each of the two ...
    • Moodle as a virtual learning environment

      Petrova, K. (AUT University, 2005)
    • Moodle Me: an ePortfolio community of learning for the graphic design student

      Sinfield, D (Europortfolio, 2014)
      Graphic Design is a discipline that is undergoing major changes in its associated technologies; while underlying design principles may remain fundamentally intact, new digital technologies and publishing mediums provide ...
    • More or less: a model and empirical evidence on preferences for under and over-payment in trade-in transactions

      Kim, J; Rao, RR; Kyeoung Heui, K; Rao, A (American Marketing Association, 2011)
      Trade-in transactions typically involve an exchange of an old, used version for a new or newer version of the product. When consumers trade in their used model for a new model, the firm faces the choice of paying the ...
    • More than just a crab hole

      Vopel, K; Hancock, N (NIWA, 2005)
      Mangrove trees trap fine sediment brought in by rivers and the tide. This sediment is the home of various bacteria, algae, protozoa, and invertebrates (such as marine worms) that cope well with the challenges of an intertidal ...
    • More v Roper: A Comment on Lawrence Solum’s Defence of Originalism

      Sirota, L (DPCE, 2017)
      Constitutions can be seen either as defensive mechanisms for protecting liberty, as suggested by the metaphor of entrenchment, or as weapons to eliminate injustice, as suggested by the metaphor of striking down unconstitutional ...
    • A Morphology-based Model for Forecasting Cooling Energy Demand of Condominium Buildings in Sri Lanka

      Geekiyanage, D; Ramachandra, T; Rotimi, JOB (The Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM), 2017)
      Building morphology has significant influence on operational energy demand of buildings. Energy consumption for space cooling accounts for more than 75% of electricity use in typical condominium buildings. With increase ...
    • Mortality From Cardiovascular Diseases in Sub-saharan Africa, 1990-2013: A Systematic Analysis of Data From the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

      Mensah, GA; Roth, GA; Sampson, UK; Moran, AE; Feigin, VL; Forouzanfar, MH; Naghavi, M; Murray, CJ; GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death collaborators (Clinics Cardive Publishing, 2015)
      Cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been the leading cause of death in developed countries for most of the last century. Most CVD deaths, however, occur in low- and middle-income, developing countries (LMICs) and there is ...
    • Motivation and challenges of married Emirati students in teacher education

      Tennant, L; Stringer, P; Saqr, S (Natural Sciences Publishing, 2013)
      This article provides an insight into the issues married female Emirati students face in pursuit of a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) teaching degree from the perspective of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) context. Their views ...
    • Motivation to Learn, Quality of Life and Estimated Academic Achievement: Medical Students Studying in New Zealand

      Henning, MA; Hawken, SJ; Krageloh, CU; Zhao, J; Doherty, I (International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), 2011)
      The quality of life of medical students and their motivation to learn are critical factors that have an impact on their ability to learn. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between medical students‟ ...
    • Motivation, Optimal Experience and Flow in First Year Computing Science

      McDermott, R; Zarb, M; Daniels, M; Cajander, Å; Clear, T (ACM, 2016)
      We examine the concept of motivation from the perspective of Self Determination Theory and give a brief overview of relevant results. We also consider the optimal state known as "Flow" and give an account of its conceptualisation ...
    • Mourning Sites ________ Performing Ineffable Spaces of Ruin

      O'Hara, Emily (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This practice-led PhD explores spatio-temporal conditions arising in processes of mourning, attuning these processes to the project’s spatial-poetics or site-writings. In doing so my PhD relates the experiences of death ...