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). It is intended to facilitate scholarly communication and shared access to our research outputs.

  • BIM-Lean relationship assessment framework: A conceptual establishment 

    Rahman, Md.; Belayutham, S. (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2022-06)
    The construction industry is seeking ways to reduce waste (material and production related process waste) to improve productivity and efficiency. Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Lean are two vital innovations for ...
  • Using vector agents to implement an unsupervised image classification algorithm 

    Borna, Kambiz; Moore, T.; Azadeh, N.H.; Pascal, S. (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2021-12-02)
    Unsupervised image classification methods conventionally use the spatial information of pixels to reduce the effect of speckled noise in the classified map. To extract this spatial information, they employ a predefined ...
  • Senses of hauora and wellbeing in early childhood initial teacher education: Report of phase one data 

    Rainie, Y.; Hopkins, R.; Gibbons, A.; Gould, K.; Matapo, J.; O’Hara-Gregan, J.; Bishop, Pauline; Heta-Lensen, Yo; Broadley, M-L. (Auckland University of Technology, 2021-08)
    Auckland University of Technology, Unitec Institute of Technology, The University of Auckland, and Open Polytechnic have joined together to research early childhood student teacher hauora and wellbeing. The project is ...
  • SITJAR Special Edition: Heutagogy or self-determined learning 

    Hase, Stewart; Davis, Aaron; Kenyon, Chris; Tay, Boon Hou (Southern Institute of Technology, 2016)
    EDITOR'S PREFACE It’s been 16 years since the first paper was published on heutagogy in 2000 by the originators of the concept, Stewart Hase and Chris Kenyon. Since then there has been hundreds of articles, blogs and ...
  • The Parka Wrap: Retrofitting insulation onto the existing walls of occupied homes 

    Davies, Jon (2021)
    RESEARCH QUESTION Are there safer, more effective ways of improving wall thermal performance while limiting occupant disruption? RESEARCH AIM Design new retrofit methodology where insulation is overlaid on an existing ...

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