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Relevant Research - July 2021

We are inviting you to another professorial lecture in our 2021 series. Associate Professor Jean Ross will be speaking on Thursday 19 August at our Dunedin campus, on the topic Collaborating with Communities: Communities Collaborating with Global-Local Impact. Click here for more details and to register your attendance.

Enjoy reading another selection of stories this month, about our staff and student research.

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

Contents

Ata mārie Ōtepoti, How are you today?

Ata mārie Ōtepoti

by Lesley Brook

A seat and a camera provide opportunities to pay attention to the spaces we inhabit.

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Vet Nursing

Live the values, love the job

by Francesca Brown

Francesca Brown suggests key factors for staff wellbeing.

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Cannabis

A growing problem

by Lesley Brook

Regular cannabis use by adolescents is associated with poor mental health.

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Lidar data sample - ground and buildings

Building information

by Lesley Brook

Technology can be used innovatively to capture and convey information that informs design decisions.

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Arcane game developed by Sean McLeod

Know when to hold 'em

by Lesley Brook

Players pit their wits and their cards against each other in a new game.

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Grace Beatson with the final prototype of her Mojonnier Shaker

Shake it up

by Lesley Brook

An ingenious and practical engineering solution might make life easier for lab workers.

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Wine glasses

What'll you have?

by Lesley Brook

A systemic approach explores all the elements that influence what wine we drink and where.

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Original design for a waterfront Polynesian function centre

Navigating culture

by Lesley Brook

A meeting house design brings people together in community moving through time and place.

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Nursing students

Teaching teamwork

by Lesley Brook

A new initiative is expected to help New Zealand health professionals from different disciplines work together more collaboratively.

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