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  1. Desert.
    Harper, Sean Julian, 2000
    This thesis examines the idea of desert as expounded in the work of John Rawls, and some of the implications of this conception of desert for moral and political philosophy. In this work, I analyse a series of arguments against retaining this particular conception of desert.I argue that none of the ...
  2. Microemulsions :a new perspective in the treatment of paediatric and geriatric tuberculosis patients.
    Wisch, Michael Henry, 2000
    Tuberculosis(TB)was declared to be a global emergency in 1993, with South Africa declaring it to be the country’s top health priority in 1996, but ineffective treatment strategies have led to fewer than half of all treated patients in South Africa being cured. At present,paediatric treatment remains ...
  3. The role of Hsp90 in the Wnt pathway of MCF7 breast cancer cells
    Cooper, Leanne Claire, 2011
    Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in not only South African women, but women all over the world. The molecular chaperone heat shock protein 90 (HSP90) is upregulated in cancer and is almost exclusively associated with proteins involved in intracellular signal transduction, thus ...
  4. Ecology and degree of specialization of South African milkweeds with diverse pollination systems
    Coombs, Gareth, 2011
    Like orchids, the complexity of flowers found in asclepiads (Asclepiadoideae, Apocynaceae) and the fact that pollen is presented as pollinaria, offers excellent opportunities to study various aspects of plant-pollinator interactions. In this thesis I investigated two broad themes: ecological aspects ...
  5. A history of the South African police in Port Elizabeth, 1913-1956
    Watson, Kelvin Innes, 2000
    This thesis investigates the policing activities of the South African Police (SAP) in Port Elizabeth from the formation of the SAP in 1913 to the creation of two separate police districts in the city in 1956. It begins with the recruitment and training of police personnel, outlining the difficulty ...
  6. A critical analysis of the coverage of Uganda"s 2000 referundum by The New Vision and The Monitor newspapers
    Wakabi , Wairagala, 2002
    On July 29 2000, Uganda held a referendum to decide whether to continue with the ruling Noparty Movement system or to revert to the Multi-party platform. This research entails a qualitative content analysis of the role the media played in driving debate and understanding of the referendum and its r ...
  7. Enhancing the saccharolytic phase of sugar beet pulp via hemicellulase synergy
    Dredge, Roselyn Ann, 2010
    The sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) plant has in recent years been added to the Biofuel Industrial Strategy (Department of Minerals and Energy, 2007) by the South African government as a crop grown for the production of bio-ethanol. Sugar beet is commonly grown in Europe for the production of sucrose a ...
  8. The implementation of a core architecture for geophysical data acquisition
    Heasman, Ray Edward, 2000
    This thesis describes the design, development and implementation of the core hardware and software of a modular data acquisition system for geophysical data collection. The primary application for this system is the acquisition and realtime processing of seismic data captured in mines. This system w ...
  9. A narrative study of teachers" life stories and their work identity
    Heaton, Pamela Jane, 1999
    Media coverage of the poor state of this country"s education system has described public images of the teaching profession which provide a context for the research described in this paper. The research is concerned with how and to what extent work identity is reflected in the life stories of five ...
  10. The role of the instrumental principle in economic explanations
    Hoffmann, Nimi Ingeborg, 2009
    Economic explanations tend to view individuals as acting to satisfy their preferences, so that when given a choice between goods, individuals choose those goods which have greater utility for them – they choose those goods which they believe can best satisfy their preferences in the circumstances at ...