Otago Polytechnic

01 October, 2018

Join us in Invercargill for this year's joint annual research symposium for Otago Polytechnic and the Southern Institute of Technology.


MONDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2018, 9.30AM - 5.00PM
SIT SEMINAR CENTRE (HANSEN HALL), TAY STREET, INVERCARGILL
ATTENDANCE IS FREE BUT PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


This is an opportunity to share the varied and interesting research happening at Otago Polytechnic and SIT. There will be a wide range of 20-minute presentations from both institutions - see the programme below. For further information please contact Sally Bodkin-Allen at SIT. If you would like to share transport from Dunedin to Invercargill please contact Lesley Brook at Otago Polytechnic.

 

Coffee        from 9:15 am                                            

Opening/Karakia:  9:30 am

Welcome by Dr Sally Bodkin-Allen, Research Manager, Southern Institute of Technology

Session 1:  Te Taiao 9:40 – 10:40 am           Session chair: Sally Bodkin-Allen

9:40 am

Spatially mapping areas of water convergence to guide mitigation of farm contaminants in the Waituna Catchment

Tapuwa Marapara, SIT

10:00 am

Let's do this! Engaging Invercargill locals with climate change action

Anna Palliser, SIT

10:20 am

Folklore to reality? Global sea-level rise and the Maldivian “myth of extinction” 

Christine Liang, SIT

Morning tea: 10:40 – 11:00 am

Session 2: Hangarau 11:00 am – 12:00 pm    Session chair: Lesley Brook

11:00 am

Enhancing students’ learning to solve word problems in thermodynamics based from Newman’s Error Analysis

Carlo Gabriel, SIT

11:20 am

A framework for lean implementation in construction processes

Nilmini Thilakarathna, OP

11:40 am

Is Bart Simpson offering sage advice to New Zealand farmers?

Andy Ang, SIT

Quick Break: 12:00-12:10pm


Session 3:  Te Poutama 12:10 – 01:10 pm Session chair: Debbie Ruwhiu

12:10 pm

Expectations and perceptions of undergraduate study amongst Sport, Exercise & Health students (2014-2018)

Simon Middlemas, Hazel Brown and Richard Humphries, OP

12:30 pm

Issues in transitioning STEM students from secondary school to engineering programmes at SIT

Doug Rodgers, SIT

12:50 pm

Pilot of the Eyes Right Toolkit in secondary school

Mary Butler, OP

Lunch: 1:10 – 1:50 pm (Provided)

Session 4:  Hauora 1:50 – 3:30 pm               Session chair: Sonja Swale

1:50 pm

The value of e-portfolios for transition nursing students 

Karyn Madden, SIT

2:10 pm

Seeking clinical excellence through the implementation of an innovative peer coaching model in undergraduate nursing education.

Rebecca McDiarmid and Donna Burkett, OP

2:30 pm

Assuming, playing, and de-roling as the patient! The commencement of a grounded theory study

Jo Rhodes, SIT

2:50 pm

Longitudinal study examining the value of e-portfolios for students in an undergraduate nursing degree

Karyn Madden, Lynda Harding, Katrina Bowes, SIT

3:10 pm

Cultural empathy – a comparison of levels of empathy between 1st year nursing students and 3rd year nursing students

Cassie Carstensen and Jess Domigan, SIT

Afternoon Tea: 3:30 – 3:50 pm


Session 5:  Te Ao Hurihuri 3:50 – 05:10 pm   Session chair: Sally Bodkin-Allen

3:50 pm

Putting it to bed: Revising and completing a DIY feature film

Patrick Gillies, SIT

4:10 pm

Analytic, descriptive and prescriptive components of evolving Jazz:  A new model based on the works of Brad Mehldau

Mark Baynes, SIT

4:30 pm

The inherent uncertainty of money: A Quantum game approach

Frederico Botafogo

4:50pm

The measurement problem: Beetles and cats in boxes

Barnaby Pace, SIT/OP

Voting for best presentation for the Audience Choice Award: 5:10 pm

Presentation to ‘Audience Choice Award’ winner and final remarks:  5:20pm

Dr Sally Bodkin-Allen, Research Manager, Southern Institute of Technology  

Orderdate: 01 Oct 2018
Expiry: 27 Nov 2018