Welcome to Research Bank, our open research repository that includes research produced by students and staff while affiliated with Unitec, Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT), Otago Polytechnic, Toi Ohomai and Southern Institute of Technology (SIT). These institutes are part of Te Pūkenga. It is intended to facilitate scholarly communication and shared access to our research outputs.

  • Aiding forensic investigations using machine learning 

    Sharifzadeh, Hamid; Varastehpour, Soheil; Francis, X.; Keivanmarz, A.; Fleming, R.; Ardekani, Iman; Newton, A. (2022-11-28)
    Advances in machine learning find rapid adoption in many fields ranging from communications, signal processing, and the automotive industry to healthcare, law, and forensics. In this talk, I briefly focus on a couple of ...
  • The rural way: Rural nurses’ contribution to new models of health care, reducing health disparities - stories from practice 

    Ross, Jean; Crawley, Josie; Parmee, Rachel (IntechOpen, 2023-01-27)
    This chapter reports on a research project that set out to capture the unique stories from rural nurses from Aotearoa, New Zealand. During the past three decades changing socio-political and economic contexts have affected ...
  • Neurodiversity in vocational education: Facilitating success 

    van Gorp, Rachel (2022)
    RESEARCH AIM The aim was to explore how lecturers can create successful learning experiences for neurodiverse learners that not only include but take account of their challenges and utilise and enhance the capabilities ...
  • Barriers to help-seeking for mental health issues in young rural males 

    Wright, Kathryn (2022)
    In New Zealand, poor mental health is a salient problem. We experience high suicide rates, and this rate increases when the lens of being young, rural, and male are applied. Traditionally, poor rural mental health has been ...
  • Research ethics as practice 

    Forsyth, Glenys (2022)
    The ethical principles underpinning the current research ethics system were developed based on a bio-medical ethical model where the assumption is that these principles are valid and applicable in all research situations ...

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