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  1. Experimental and theoretical analysis of heat transfer on a transonic blade.
    Essa, Zaahir Ahmed., 2008
    This dissertation involves the experimental and numerical analysis of heat transfer on a transonic high turning angle gas turbine blade, which has been performed on the supersonic cascade experimental facility at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), as part of the continuous research and developm ...
  2. Interracial mumbo jumbo : Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom and Brett Bailey"s theatre.
    Keevy, Jacqueline., 2008
    This dissertation explores the use of the Black performing body in the works Cards (2002) and Relativity: Township Stories (2006) by Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom and, iMumbo Jumbo (1997) and Big Dada: The Rise and Fall of Idi Amin (2001) by Brett Bailey. With specific reference to the colonial gaze, thi ...
  3. Hilda Ditchburn : a teacher and pioneer of stoneware ceramics in Southern Africa.
    Vurovecz, Candice., 2008
    The candidate"s investigation of Hilda Ditchburn (nee Rose) (1917 - 1986) attempts to historically place the subject as a teacher and pioneer of stoneware ceramics within the context of studio ceramics in South Africa in the second half of the 20th Century. Through an analysis, discussion and docume ...
  4. "How do I understand myself in this text-tortured land?" : identity, belonging and textuality in Antjie Krog"s A change of tongue, Down to my last skin and Body bereft.
    Scott, Claire., 2006
    This thesis explores the question, “What literary strategies can be employed to allow as many people as possible to identify themselves positively with South Africa as a nation and a country?”. I focus in particular on the possibilities for identification open to white South African women, engaging ...
  5. Life in the game : identity in the age of online computer games.
    French, Chanel., 2010
    Whether virtual reality will have positive or negative implications on the social structure is debatable, but one thing is certain- virtual reality will play an increasingly important role in public and private life as we move toward the future (1). Over the years there has been a notable increase i ...
  6. An assessment of synthetic landfill leachate attenuation in soil and the spatial and temporal implications of the leachate on bacterial community diversity.
    Govender, Kamenthren., 2008
    The temporal fate of selected parameters, including redox potential; pH; phenol; nitrates; sulphates; copper and zinc, of a young synthetic acetogenic phase landfill leachate was assessed by perfusing a series of sequential soil (Hutton) microcosms (arrays) at two hydraulic loading rates (HLR). We c ...
  7. Against evil : a comparative study of ancient Greek and contemporary Zulu protective magic.
    Mackenzie, Cullen Guy Mansfield., 2009
    In the study of ‘magic’, whether in the Late Antique world of the Mediterranean or contemporary South Africa, there exists a lacuna in the understanding of conceptions of ‘evil’. This dissertation attempts to fill this lacuna through the use of comparison, comparing ancient Greek conceptions of evil ...