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  1. An investigation into the neuroprotective properties of curcumin
    Daniel, Sheril, 2002
    An increasing number of studies show that nutritional antioxidants such as vitamin E and polyphenols are capable of blocking neuronal death in vitro and may have therapeutic properties in animal models of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. In the present stu ...
  2. Cyclodepsipeptides from a Kenyan marine cyanobacterium
    Dzeha, Thomas Mwambire, 2002
    An examination of an organic extract of the cyanobacterium Lyngbya majuscula collected from Wasini Island off the southern Kenyan coast led to the isolation of the known cyclodepsipeptide antanapeptin A (7), recently isolated from a Madagascan collection of L. majuscula, and a new bioactive cyclodep ...
  3. Dreamwork and imaginal healing : the incorporation of artwork in a systematized method of group dreamwork
    Euvrard, Gwenda Joan, 1999
    This exploratory study investigated the expansion of an established systematized group dreamwork method (Shuttleworth-Jordan, 1995) to incorporate artwork. The rationale for the addition of artwork was situated firstly, in a poetic Jungian understanding of the image as a holistic "place" of gnosis o ...
  4. Beyond coming out : lesbians" stories of sexual identity in the context of a historically white university
    Gibson, Alexandra Farren, 2010
    Substantial contributions have been made by lesbian and gay developmental theorists in understanding the development of lesbian and gay sexual identities, or what has come to be known as the coming out process. “Coming out of the closet” has become a central metaphor, in western contexts, for the re ...
  5. Community knowledge, cohesion and environmental sustainability : an educational case study in Clarkson
    Uithaler , Eldrid Marlon., 2001
    An ethnographic case study was done in the rural community of Clarkson which lies at the foot of the Tsitsikamma Mountains in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Rural communities gathered and developed local wisdom on the natural resources around them. The study shows that in the past, life in Clarkso ...
  6. An investigation of the management and leadership experiences of female school principals in the Ondangwa education regions
    Udjombala, Maria, 2002
    This study explores practical school leadership and management, as enacted by women. The study, conducted in an interpretive paradigm, attempts to gain an understanding of women’s subjective experiences of school leadership and management. Two women principals from Ondangwa West Educational Region ...
  7. An investigation into whether a leadership and management development project changed the perceptions of the educators in a black, disadvantaged school
    Jaftha, A.P., 2003
    This study investigates whether a leadership and management development programme changed the management perceptions of the teachers of one of the schools that participated in the programme. The programme seeks to change the organisational culture of schools and develop effective management. The d ...
  8. Revolt as a strategy of de-reification in contemporary performance practice
    Smit, Sonja, 2011
    This thesis investigates the concepts of revolt and de-reification and how these can be perceived and implemented within the context of performance. The argument focuses on the ability of revolt to question and unsettle processes of reification which in turn manifest a strategy of de-reification. I ...
  9. Characterization of amide bond hydrolysis in novel hydantoinase-producing bacteria
    Skepu, Zoleka G., 2000
    This thesis describes a series of investigations into the amide bond-hydrolyzing activity of bacterial strains RU-KM1, RU-KM3L, RU-KM3S, and RU-OR, which were previously isolated for their ability to hydrolyze hydantoins to amino acids. The main aim of the study was to develop biotransformations wit ...
  10. Laboratory and occupation-simulating isokinetic and psychophysical responses of military personnel
    James, Jonathan Peter, 2000
    The present study assessed the isokinetic responses of male military personnel(N=42). The study aimed to evaluate the strength capabilities of South African infantrymen and establish benchmark data on a population not previously tested. “Work-simulation” packages have not been widely exploited and t ...