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Relevant Research - April 2021

Welcome to this month's issue of our e-magazine. We hope you enjoy reading about the variety of research being undertaken by our staff and students. Please do contact us if you'd like more information or have a project that we might be able to work on with you. There are many different ways to work with our staff and benefit from their expertise.

Prof Leoni Schmidt
Director: Research and Postgraduate Studies
ISSN 2624-084X

Contents

Fishing boats quayside

Fish market

by Lesley Brook

Applied research is helping meet the needs of New Zealand's fishing industry.

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West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand

Coast communities

by Lesley Brook

Nursing students have explored a range of health issues for West Coast localities.

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La Reina de Transvulcania

Mind over matter

by Lesley Brook

Just what drives people to pursue ultra endurance sports?

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South Alive History Trail

South Alive

by Lesley Brook

A new History Trail map will help help build pride for South Invercargill residents.

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Urban Erasure (002), 2020, oil on canvas, 1525 x 1220 mm

Urban Erasures

by Lesley Brook

In her new paintings Principal Lecturer Alex Kennedy explores the action of covering up graffiti.

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Cooke Howlison marketing manager Anna Campbell and Otago Polytechnic student Emily Lane at Beerfest, Forsyth Barr Stadium

More marketing

by Lesley Brook

Social media is a necessary part of a business marketing strategy to increase customer engagement.

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Reading in library

Strategies for success

by Lesley Brook

A new approach helps identify what works for learners with dyslexia.

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Martin F. Hohmann-Marriott with two of the Engineering student team members and their Lecturer Adam Liberatore

3D printed gears

by Shane Gilchrist

A team of our students/graduates has won a national award for an industry project.

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Brainstorming

Real world projects

by Lesley Brook

A new framework will help students make the most from project-based learning.

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