EIT Research Directory of Expertise

School of Applied Science

Research strengths:

  • Viticulture specialising in organic viticulture and biodynamics, canopy management, grape maturity optimization composition factors affecting compositional variability at maturity including anthocyanins and flavours
  • Wine science and technology: Special interest in wine colour and copigmentation, wine colour, colour stability, colour perception and wine quality
  • Food and wine microbiology: Food fermentations such as fermented olives

 

School of Business

Research strengths:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Costing, behavioural implications of management accounting technique, cost/benefit analysis, strategic review of divisional performance, balanced scorecard
  • Marketing
  • Sustainability
  • Management
  • Supply chain, operations management, operations research, inventory control, optimisation techniques
  • Teaching and Learning
  • elearning, blended learning, critical thinking, knowledge management
  • Business history Hawke’s Bay
  • Economics
  • Economic impact of events in Hawke’s Bay, economic indicators

 

School of Computing

Research strengths:

  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Decision making
  • Development processes
  • e-Process selection
  • Parallel & distributed computing
  • Measurement of critical thinking

 

School of Education and Social Sciences

Research strengths:

  • Education outcomes for families, children and young people
  • Evaluation of education programmes and interventions, educational outcomes, teaching and learning across all education sectors
  • Evaluation of social service programmes and interventions
  • Professional development
  • Sustainable and environmental education
  • Community development and consultation

Contact: Professor Kay Morris Matthews kmorris@eit.ac.nz

 

School of Nursing

Research strengths:

  • Primary health care evaluation
  • Breastfeeding
  • Health legislation and policy analysis
  • Evaluation/mixed methods/qualitative research
  • Child and adolescent health
  • Cancer research

Contact: Professor Bob Marshall bmarshall@eit.ac.nz

 

School of Recreation and Sport

  • Research strengths:
  • Training programmes, programme evaluation and physiological/performance testing
  • Biomechanical analysis, high speed video analysis, qualitative movement analysis
  • Outdoor education and recreation

Contact: Professor Bob Marshall bmarshall@eit.ac.nz