Otago Polytechnic

The 2018 joint annual research symposium for Otago Polytechnic and the Southern Institute of Technology was held in Invercargill on Monday 26 November.

This provided an opportunity to share the varied and interesting research happening at Otago Polytechnic and SIT, with a wide range of 20-minute presentations from both institutions. 

Programme

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

Marapara-abstract.pdf

Tapuwa Marapara, SIT

10:00 am

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

Palliser-abstract.pdf

Anna Palliser, SIT

10:20 am

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

Liang-abstract.pdf

Christine Liang, SIT

Morning tea: 10:40 – 11:00 am

Session 2: Hangarau 11:00 am – 12:20 pm    Session chair: Lesley Brook

11:00 am

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

Gabriel-abstract.pdf

Carlo Gabriel, SIT

11:20 am

A framework for lean implementation in construction processes

Thilakarathna-abstract.pdf

Nilmini Thilakarathna, OP

11:40 am

Is Bart Simpson offering sage advice to New Zealand farmers?

Ang-abstract.pdf

Andy Ang, SIT

 

   

 

 

 

Lunch: 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Provided)

Session 4:  Hauora 1:00 – 2:40 pm               Session chair: Sonja Swale

1:10 pm

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

Carstensen-Domigan-abstract.pdf

Cassie Carstensen and Jess Domigan, SIT

1:30 pm 

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

McDiarmid-Burkett-abstract.pdf

McDiarmid-Burkett-slides.pdf

Rebecca McDiarmid and Donna Burkett, OP

1:50 pm

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

Madden-Harding-Bowes.pdf

Karyn Madden, Lynda Harding, Katrina Bowes, SIT

2:10 pm

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

Rhodes-abstract.pdf

Jo Rhodes, SIT

 

 

 

Afternoon Tea: 2:40 – 3:10 pm


Session 5:  Te Ao Hurihuri 3:10 – 05:00 pm   Session chair: Paulette Halstead

3:10 pm

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

Gillies-abstract.pdf

Patrick Gillies, SIT

3:30 pm

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

Baynes-abstract.pdf

Mark Baynes, SIT

3:50 pm

The inherent uncertainty of money: A Quantum game approach

Botafogo-abstract.pdf

Frederico Botafogo

4:10pm

The measurement problem: Beetles and cats in boxes

Pace-abstract.pdf

Barnaby Pace, SIT/OP

Voting for best presentation for the Audience Choice Award: 4:30 pm

Presentation to ‘Audience Choice Award’ winner and final remarks: 4:50 pm
Dr Sally Bodkin-Allen, Research Manager, Southern Institute of Technology

Winner of the Audience Choice Award was Jo Rhodes, with the Runners Up being Rebecca McDiarmid and Donna Burkett.


Published on 01 October 2018

Orderdate: 01 Oct 2018
Expiry: 28 Feb 2019