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  1. An investigation of instructional leadership in a Namibian rural school
    Namukwambi, Nahum, 2011
    The purpose of this study was to investigate how instructional leadership manifests itself and can be strengthened in a Namibian rural school. As a teacher, head of department and later an education officer, I have long held the view that committed school leadership is essential for the school’s ins ...
  2. Synthesis of novel inhibitors of 1-Deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate reductoisomerase as potential anti-malarial lead compounds
    Mutorwa, Marius Kudumo, 2011
    This research has focused on the development of novel substrate mimics as potential DXR inhibitors of 1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate reductoisomerase (DXR), an essential enzyme in the mevalonate-independent pathway for the biosynthesis of isoprenoids in Plasmodium falciparum. DXR mediates the isomer ...
  3. COIN : a customisable, incentive driven video on demand framework for low-cost IPTV services
    Musvibe, Ray, 2012
    There has been a significant rise in the provision of television and video services over IP (IPTV) in recent years. Increasing network capacity and falling bandwidth costs have made it both technically and economically feasible for service providers to deliver IPTV services. Several telecommunicatio ...
  4. An exploration into the photo-transformation of the human form, through a research of its contemporary influential imagery and diversity within our culture
    Murphy, Alexandra Christina, 1995
    The purpose of this study is to look at how the figure is imaged through the photographic medium today. Through this purpose I aim to explore the individual expression of the photographer in his photographic medium; the expression of the figure within the medium and the diverse practises of this ...
  5. Investigating tools and techniques for improving software performance on multiprocessor computer systems
    Tristram, Waide Barrington, 2011
    The availability of modern commodity multicore processors and multiprocessor computer systems has resulted in the widespread adoption of parallel computers in a variety of environments, ranging from the home to workstation and server environments in particular. Unfortunately, parallel programming ...
  6. Quantification of the cross-sectoral impacts of waterweeds and their control in Ghana
    Akpabey, Felix Jerry, 2012
    The Akosombo Dam on the Volta River in Ghana was built in 1963 to provide cheap energy to fuel industry and to accelerate the economic growth of the country. It provides hydroelectric power, enhanced fishing and water transportation upstream, and improved opportunities for irrigated farming, espe ...
  7. Using co-located radars and instruments to analyse ionespheric events over South Africa
    Athieno, Racheal, 2012
    Space weather and its effect on technological systems are important for scientific research. Developing an understanding of the behaviour, sources and effects of ionospheric events form a basis for improving space weather prediction. This thesis attempts to use co-located radars and instruments for ...
  8. Cumulative mild head injury in rugby : a comparison of cognitive deficit and postconcussive symptomatology between schoolboy rugby players and non-contact sport controls
    Beilinsohn, Taryn, 2001
    This study investigates the cumulative effects of concussive and subconcussive mild head injury on the cognitive functioning of schoolboy rugby players. A comprehensive battery of neuropsychological tests and a self-report postconcussive questionnaire were administered to top level schoolboy rugby p ...
  9. The history of Theopolis Mission, 1814-1851
    Currie, Marion Rose, 1983
    This thesis is an investigation of the part played by Theopolis Mission on the Frontier, in the community (both secular and religious)and in the context of race relations. The Journal itself provides the terse, sometimes angry core of commentary on the total situation, and an attempt has been made, ...
  10. The development of the common fraction concept in grade three learners
    Fraser, Claire Anne, 2000
    Over a period of nine months in 1999, a longitudinal teaching intervention was undertaken with Grade 3 learners in the Fort Beaufort district, Eastern Cape. Working in the interpretive paradigm, the intervention focussed on: - the development of the common fraction concept, - the relevance of the ...