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  1. An appraisal of basic infrastructural service delivery and community participation at the local level : a case study of three municipalities in the Eastern Cape
    Mamba, B. G., 2008
    Housing provision plays a vital role in meeting basic needs. Dwellings provide the security required for basic functioning and are thus essential for both human development and the alleviation of poverty. This study examines the levels and quality of basic infrastructural service delivery (electrici ...
  2. Information and communication technology in A-level physics teaching and learning at secondary schools in Manicaland Zimbabwe : multiple case studies
    Mlambo, W., 2008
    As personal computers (PCs) and related ICTs become more and more omnipresent than ever before in institutions of education, teachers are faced with the challenge of having to teach in ICT rich environments. Some syllabuses increase this pressure by stipulating where ICT may be applied. While past r ...
  3. Toward the development of a rearing protocol for juvenile dusky kob, Argyrosomus japonicus (Pisces: Sciaenidae)
    Collett, P. D., 2008
    The South African mariculture industry is developing the rearing technology of indigenous fish species. Dusky kob (Argyrosomus japonicus) has high-quality flesh and a good market demand. Research is needed to determine the environmental requirements under which growth of dusky kob is optimised. Thi ...
  4. The zonation of coastal dune plants in relation to sand burial, resource availability and physiological adaptation
    Gilbert, M. E., 2008
    When considering the large amount of work done on dune ecology, and that a number of the classical ecological theories originate from work on dunes, it is apparent that there remains a need for physiological and mechanistic explanations of dune plant phenomena. This thesis demonstrated that in the e ...
  5. Patient education : the effect on patient behaviour
    Shiri, C., 2007
    Evidence suggests that the prevalence of certain non-communicable diseases, such as hypertension, is increasing rapidly, and that patients with these diseases are making significant demands on the health services of the nations in sub-Saharan Africa. However, these countries also face other health-r ...
  6. Neuroprotective mechanisms of nevirapine and efavirenz in a model of neurodegeneration
    Zheve, G. T., 2008
    AIDS Dementia Complex (ADC) is a neurodegenerative disorder implicated in HIV-1 infection that is associated with elevated levels of the neurotoxin, quinolinic acid (QA) which causes a cascade of events to occur, leading to the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), these being ultimately resp ...
  7. An assessment of the companion modelling approach in a context of negotiating water allocation strategies : the case of the Kat River Valley, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    Gumede, F. H., 2008
    This Masters research took place in the Kat River Valley in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The Kat River Valley is a semi-rural catchment that covers an area of approximately 1700km2 and is characterized by a complicated history of dispossession and resettlement. Farming is the main activity that i ...
  8. Hierarchical spatial structure and levels of resolution of intertidal grazing and their consequences on predictability and stability at small scales
    Diaz Diaz, E. R. , 2009
    The aim of this research was to assess three hierarchical aspects of alga-grazer interactions in intertidal communities on a small scale: spatial heterogeneity, grazing effects and spatial stability in grazing effects. First, using semivariograms and cross-semivariograms I observed hierarchical s ...
  9. Awkward working postures and precision performance as an example of the relationship between ergonomics and production quality
    Ngcamu, N. S. , 2009
    Ergonomics aims to improve worker health and enhance productivity and quality. Knowledge and practical evidence of this relationship would be instrumental for optimising organisational performance particularly in industrially developing countries where the discipline is still in its developmental st ...
  10. Environmental art and its contribution to establishing an awareness of the sacred in nature
    Matthews, Elaine Katherine Simone, 2000
    The introduction establishes the goal of the research, which is to discover that art concerned with re-evaluating the relationship to the environment and spirituality can serve to connect people to one another, and to the environment. The context of the research is the contemporary ecological and s ...