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Dr Penelope Carroll

Research Officer

SHORE Centre

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 6

Research Outputs

Journal

Carroll, P., Witten, K., & Stewart, C. (2017). Children are citizens too: Consulting with children on the redevelopment of a central city square in Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand. Built Environment. 43(2), 272-289
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Witten, K., Kearns, R., Carroll, P., & Asiasiga, L. (2017). Children’s everyday encounters and affective relations with place: experiences of hyperdiversity in Auckland neighbourhoods. Social and Cultural Geography. , 1-18
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Lin, EY., Witten, K., Smith, M., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Badland, H., . . . Parker, K. (2017). Social and built-environment factors related to children's independent mobility: The importance of neighbourhood cohesion and connectedness. Health and Place. 46, 107-113
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Lin, E., Parker, K., Witten, K.
Oliver, M., McPhee, J., Carroll, P., Ikeda, E., Mavoa, S., Mackay, L., . . . Witten, K. (2016). Neighbourhoods for Active Kids: study protocol for a cross-sectional examination of neighbourhood features and children's physical activity, active travel, independent mobility and body size. BMJ OPEN. 6(8)
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Lin, E., Witten, K.
Badland, H., Kearns, R., Carroll, P., Oliver, M., Mavoa, S., Donovan, P., . . . Witten, K. (2016). Development of a systems model to visualise the complexity of children's independent mobility. Children's Geographies. 14(1), 91-100
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Lin, E., Parker, K., Witten, K.
Witten, K., Kearns, R., & Carroll, P. (2015). Urban inclusion as wellbeing: Exploring children's accounts of confronting diversity on inner city streets. Social Science and Medicine. 133, 349-357
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, P., Witten, K., Kearns, R., & Donovan, P. (2015). Kids in the City: Children’s Use and Experiences of Urban Neighbourhoods in Auckland, New Zealand. Journal of Urban Design. 20(4), 417-436
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, P., Witten, K., Kearns, R., & Donovan, P. (2015). Kids in the City: Children's Use and Experiences of Urban Neighbourhoods in Auckland, New Zealand. Journal of Urban Design.
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Witten, K., Kearns, R., & Carroll, P. (2015). Urban inclusion as wellbeing: Exploring children's accounts of confronting diversity on inner city streets. Social Science and Medicine.
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Oliver, M., Mavoa, S., Badland, HM., Carroll, PA., Asiasiga, L., Tavae, N., . . . Witten, K. (2014). What constitutes a 'trip'? Examining child journey attributes using GPS and self-report. Children's Geographies. 12(2), 249-256
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Witten, K., Kearns, R., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., & Tava'e, N. (2013). New Zealand parents' understandings of the intergenerational decline in children's independent outdoor play and active travel. Children's Geographies. 11(2), 215-229
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, PA. (2011). Kids in the City: Independent mobility, physical activity and well-being - researcher/child/parents perceptions from one Auckland neighbourhood in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Proceedings of Well-being 2011: The first international conference exploring the multi-dimensions of well-being.
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, P., Dew, K., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2011). The heart of the matter: Using poetry as a method of ethnographic inquiry to represent and present experiences of the informally housed in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Qualitative Inquiry. 17(7), 623-630
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Oliver, M., Witten, K., Kearns, RA., Mavoa, S., Badland, HM., Carroll, P., . . . Ergler, C. (2011). Kids in the city study: Research design and methodology. BMC Public Health. 11
[Journal article]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Lin, E., Moewaka Barnes, H., Witten, K.
Carroll, P., Casswell, S., Huakau, J., Howden-Chapman, P., & Perry, P. (2011). The widening gap: Perceptions of poverty and income inequalities and implications for health and social outcomes. Social Policy Journal of New Zealand. (37)
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Casswell, S.
Carroll, P., Witten, K., & Kearns, R. (2011). Housing intensification in Auckland, New Zealand: Implications for children and families. Housing Studies. 26(3), 353-367
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Blewden, M., Carroll, P., & Witten, K. (2010). The use of social science research to inform policy development: Case studies from recent immigration policy. Kotuitui. 5(1), 13-25
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, P., Casswell, S., Huakau, J., Perry, P., & Chapman, PH. (2009). Environmental attitudes, beliefs about social justice and intention to vote Green: Lessons for the New Zealand Green Party?. Environmental Politics. 18(2), 257-278
[Journal article]Authored by: Carroll, P., Casswell, S.

Book

Carroll, P., Witten, K., & Kearns, R. (2017). Kids in the City: Everyday life in inner-city Auckland. In C. Freeman, & P. Tranter (Eds.) Risk, Protection, Provision and Policy. (pp. 199 - 222). : Springer
[Chapter]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, P., & Witten, K. (2017). Children as urban design consultants: A children's audit of a central city square in Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand. In Designing Cities with Children and Young People: Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks. (pp. 105 - 118).
[Chapter]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Nansen, B., Carroll, P., Gibbs, L., MacDougall, C., & Vetere, F. (2017). Mobilising children: The role of mobile communications in child mobility. In Children's Health and Wellbeing in Urban Environments. (pp. 101 - 116).
[Chapter]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2016). Children's neighborhoods: Places of play or spaces of fear?. In K. Nairn, P. Kraftl, & T. Skelton (Eds.) Space, Place and Environment. (pp. 1 - 20). : Springer Singapore
[Chapter]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Kearns, R., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., & Witten, K. (2015). The variegated nature of play for Auckland children: Banal landscapes and the promotion of wellbeing. In J. Horton, B. Evans, & T. Skelton (Eds.) Play, Recreation, Health and Well Being. (pp. 1 - 19). : Springer Science
[Chapter]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Witten, KL., Kearns, R., Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., & Ta'vae, N. (2014). Parents’ understandings of the intergenerational decline in children’s independent outdoor activity. In M. Roche, J. Mansvelt, R. Prince, & A. Gallagher (Eds.) Engaging Geographies. (pp. 155 - 174). Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
[Chapter]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Edited by: Roche, M.
Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Ta'vae, N., & Witten, K. (2013). Kids in the city: Differing perceptions of one neighbourhood in Aotearoa / New Zealand. In R. Coles, & Z. Millman (Eds.) Landscape, Well-being and Environment. (pp. 129 - 146). United Kingdom: Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2011). Intensification, housing affordability and families: Learning from the Auckland CBD. In K. Witten, W. Abrahamse, & K. Stuart (Eds.) Growth Misconduct? Avoiding sprawl and improving urban intensification in New Zealand. (pp. 79 - 89). Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities
[Chapter]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, PA., & Witten, K.(2010). Community Houses in Manukau - a snapshot. : Manukau City Council
[Authored Book]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Dew, K., & carroll, PA. (2007). Public Health and Cam: exploring overlaps, contrasts and dissonance. In J. Adams (Ed.) Researching Complimentary and Alternative Medicine. (pp. 117 - 132). London/New York: Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., & Howden-Chapman, P.Introduction. In P. Howden-Chapman, & PA. Carroll (Eds.) Housing and Health, research, policy and innovation. (pp. 7 - 11). Wellington: Steele Roberts
[Chapter]Authored by: Carroll, P.

Creative Work

Carroll, PA.Realities of Informal Housing - poems from Auckland and the Coromandel.
[Composition]Authored by: Carroll, P.

Thesis

Carroll, PA. (2010). Capturing Realities of Informal Housing in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Implications for health and well-being. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Carroll, P.

Report

Witten, KL., Wall, M., Carroll, P., Telfar Barnard, L., Asiasiga, L., Graydon-Guy, T., . . . Scott, K.(2017). The New Zealand rental sector. (Report No. ER22). Wellington, New Zealand: BRANZ
[Technical Report]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, PA.(2015). Te Ara Mua-Future Streets collaboration: mid-point review April 2015.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA.(2014). Community houses and centres, Auckland north.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA.(2014). Community houses and community wellbeing and development: a snapshot of Clendon (Mapleston Drive) and Rata Vine community houses.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Dickinson, P., Carroll, P., & Evans, A.(2011). Developing Community Support to Empower the Waikato Endometriosis Community.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Dickinson, PM., Carroll, P., Keats, H., & Myers, A.(2010). Developing effective support for teen parent families: A community research project scoping report. : SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Dickinson, PM., Carroll, P., Kaiwai, H., & Gregory, A.(2010). BodySafe Programme Evaluation Report for Rape Prevention Education Whakatu Mauri. : SHORE and Whariki Research Centre
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, P., & Witten, K.(2010). Place-planning in Auckland City.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, P., & Witten, K.(2010). Community houses in Manukau City - a snapshot.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA.(2009). Evidence to present to the Environment Court on social issues pertaining to a lack of affordable housing in the Queenstown Lakes District.. Queenstown
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., witten, K., Kaiwai, H., & Lin, J.(2008). Living with kids in the CBD: a pilot study.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Blewden, MB., & Witten, KL.(2008). Building research capability in the social sciences (BRCSS) The social sciences and policy-research use.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Red Cross, NZ., & Dickinson, P.Community Transport Service Evaluation.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Carroll, P.

Conference

Carroll, PA., Asiasiga, L., & Witten, K. (2015, January). The ABC and D of Play in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Presented at International Conference on the Geographies of Children, Young People and Families. San Diego.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Witten, K., Mavoa, S., & Kearns, R. (2014, October). Kids in the city: Designing neighbourhoods for active kids. Presented at New Zealand Population Health Congress. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., & Asiasiga, L. (2014, November). Children-researching-children - a pilot study. . Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., & Asiasiga, L. (2014, July). Play in Public Places. . Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Carroll, PA., & Witten, K. (2014, July). Exploring children's independent mobility in an increasingly urbanised world - a study in Auckland suburban and inner city neighbourhoods. . Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Asiasiga, L., & Witten, K. (2013, July). Children researching children on living in the city - a pilot training project.. . Birmingham.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2013). Understanding children's experience and use of urban neighbourhoods: Strengths and pitfalls of various interview methods. In 4th New Zealand Mobilities Symposium: Researching Mobilities: Exploring Flows and Fixity: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 18 - 18). , 4th New Zealand Mobilities Symposium: Researching Mobilities: Exploring Flows and Fixity New Zealand: Department of Geography, University of Canterbury
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2013, June). Understanding children's experience and use of urban neighbourhoods: Strengths and pitfalls of various interview methods. Presented at 4th New Zealand Mobilities Symposium: Researching Mobilities: Exploring Flows and Fixity. Christchurch, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2013, July). Confronting diversity and learning tolerance: Children's accounts of living and playing on inner city streets. Presented at 15th International Medical Geography Symposium: Health and Medical Geography: Highlights of Research, Training and Practice. East Lansing, MI, United States.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2013). Confronting diversity and learing tolerance: Children's accounts of living and playing on inner city streets. In 15th International Medical Geography Symposium: Health and Medical Geography: Highlights of Research, Training and Practice: Program and Abstracts(pp. 66 - 67). , 15th International Medical Geography Symposium: Health and Medical Geography: Highlights of Research, Training and Practice United States: Michigan State University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, PA., Ergler, C., Witten, K., & Asiasiga, L. (2012, August). Co-constructing knowledge with children in Aotearoa/New Zealand. . Singapore.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Witten, K., Asiasiga, L., & Kearns, R. (2012, June). Children's independent mobility in an increasingly urbanised world - a study from Aotearoa/New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Witten,, K., Kearns, R., & Asiasiga, L. (2012, June). Children's Leisure Activities and Independent Mobility - a study from Aotearoa/New Zealand. . Edinburgh.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA. (2012, June). Kids in the City: investigating everyday mobility, physical activity and neighbourhood perceptions of children from six suburban and three inner-city neighbourhoods in Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand. Presented at New Zealand Studies Association. London.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.Contributed to by: Carroll, P.
Kearns, R., Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2012). Parents' understandings of why their children are living more sedentary indoor lives than they did: insights from the Kids in the City study. , New Zealand Geographical Society Conference: Connecting Landscapes
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Tava'e, N., Witten, K., & Mavoa, S.Lids in the City: independent mobility, physical activity and well-being - researcher/child/parents perceptions from one Auckland neighbourhood in Aotearoa/New Zealand.. www.biad.ac.uk/research/wellbeing 2011/researchers wellbeing2011conferencepapers.zip. : Well-being 2011; the first international conference exploring the multi-dimensions of well-being.
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, P., Asiasiga, L., Tava'e, N., Witten, K., & Mavoa, S. (2011). Kids in the City: independent mobility, physical activity and well-being: Researcher/child/parent perceptions from one Auckland neighourhood in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Well-Being 2011: Teh First International Conference Exploring the Multi-dimensions of Well-being: Conference Papers Online. United Kingdom: Well-Being 2011: Teh First International Conference Exploring the Multi-dimensions of Well-being
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Asiasiga, L., Carroll, P., Witten, K.
Dickinson, P., & Carroll, P. (2011, September). Young people have rights: Process and Outcome Evaluation of BodySafe – a school-based sexual violence prevention programme. Presented at Public Health Association of New Zealand. Lincoln.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Asiasiga, L., & Carroll, P. (2011, September). Kids in the City: Child/parent/researcher perceptions from an Auckland neighbourhood. Presented at Public Health Association of New Zealand. Lincoln.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA. (2011, September). I see, they say…perceptions of informal housing on the Coromandel and in Auckland. Presented at Public Health Association of New Zealand. Lincoln.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2011, July). Kids in the City: Context-responsive research design: working with children and families through low decile schools. Presented at International Medical Geography Symposium. Durham, England.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Asiasiga, L., Witten, K., & Mavoa, S. (2011, July). Kids in the City: independent mobility, physical activity and well-being – researcher/child/parent perceptions from one Auckland neighbourhood in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Presented at Well-being 2011. Brimingham, England.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2010, June). High density living in the Auckland CBD: negotiating trade offs between affordability and suitability for low income households with children, Children’s Health and the Environment. Presented at International Workshop on Research, Policy and Practice. London, Ontario.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., & Witten, K. (2010). Children's Mobility and Physical Activity in Higher Density Urban Neighbourhoods. Poster session presented at the meeting of Children’s Health and the Environment: Interntional Workshop on Research, Policy and Practice, London, Ontario, Canada
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Witten, K., & Carroll, P. (2009, September). Witten K and Carroll P. CBD kids: implications of intensification policies for children’s wellbeing. Presented at Public health Association, New Zealand. Dunedin.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Blewden, M., & Witten, K. (2009, June). Social Science Research to Policy. Presented at BRCSS Conference: Social Science Research - a celebration. Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA. (2007, July). Giving a voice to those on the margins - exploring the realities of housing inequalities. Presented at Public Health Association of New Zealand. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Casswell, S., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2007, July). The widening gap: Public perceptions and views on inequalities in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Presented at Public Health Association Conference. Auckland, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA. (2006, July). Towards a sustainable public health: exploring aspects of wellbeing/wairuatanga. Presented at Public Health Association of New Zealand. Palmerston North.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Dickinson, PM., & Carroll, P.Young people have rights: Process and Outcome Evaluation of BodySafe – a school-based sexual violence prevention programme.
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., Witten, K., Hodgkin, H., & Thompson, J.Community Houses in Manukau: A snapshot 2010. Presented at Public Health Association New Zealand. Hamilton.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.

Other

Dickinson, PM., Carroll, PA., & Evans, A. (2011, July). Developing community support services to empower the Waikato Endometriosis community.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., & Witten, K. (2010, October). Community houses and wellbeing. Presented at Manukau City.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, PA., & Witten, K. (2010, April). Place Planning in Auckland City.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Howden-Chapman, P., Carroll, P., Dunn, J., Saville-Smith, K., Baker, M., Lennon, M., . . . Kearns, R. (2006). Housing & Health: research, policy and innovation.
[Other]Authored by: Carroll, P.
Carroll, P., & Witten, K.Monograph: Community Houses in Manukau - a snapshot.. Manukau City Council
[Other]Authored by: Carroll, P.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Edward Dolan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Understanding the Interrelationships between Residential Intensification, Community Formation and Community Protectionism in Auckland, New Zealand

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2017 - Nicola Fa'Avale - Doctor of Philosophy
    Samoan Kids in the City: The Impact of Samoan Parenting Practices on Samoan Children's Independent Mobility and Physical Activity

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