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  1. Mercaptobenzothiazole-on-Gold Biosensor Systems for Organophosphate and Carbamate Pesticide Compounds.
    Somerse, Vernon Sydwill., 2007
    This study firstly reports the development, characterisation, and application of thick-film acetylcholinesterase (AChE) biosensors based on a gold electrode modified with a mercaptobenzothiazole (MBT) self-assembled monolayer and either poly(omethoxyaniline) (POMA) or poly(2,5-dimethoxyaniline) (PDM ...
  2. Analysis and Estimation of Customer Survival Time in Subscription-based Businesses
    Mohammed, Zakariya Mohammed Salih., 2008
    The aim of this study is to illustrate, adapt and develop methods of survival analysis in analysing and estimating customer survival time in subscription-based businesses. Two particular objectives are studied. The rst objective is to redene the existing survival analysis techniques in business term ...
  3. Elementary Logic as a Tool in Proving Mathematical Statements.
    May, Bruce Matthew., 2008
    The findings of the study indicate that knowledge of logic does help to improve the ability of students to make logical connections (deductions) between and from statements. The results of the study, however, do not indicate that knowledge and understanding of logic translates into improved proving ...
  4. Xhosa male circumcision at the crossroads: responses by government, traditional authorities and communities to circumcision related injuries and deaths in Eastern Cape Province.
    Nqeketo, Ayanda., 2008
    The aim of this thesis is to conduct an ethnographic analysis of the traditional male circumcision intervention by government, through the Application of Health Standards in Traditional Circumcision Act, No 6 of 2001, of the Eastern Cape. More specifically, the thesis seeks to understand how differe ...
  5. The relationship between emotional intelligence and burnout of Police Constable Officers of the SAPS in the Western Cape.
    Dette, Edwina Judith., 2008
    This study was undertaken to determine the relationship between the emotional intelligence and burnout levels of police constables of the South African Police Service (SAPS) in the Western Cape. The field work of constables includes situations in which police officers need to make quick decisions in ...
  6. An assessment of the dietary intake of pregnant women in the West Coast / Winelands region, Western Cape Province: relation to low birth weight.
    Jaffer, Sharmilah., 2008
    This secondary analysis aimed to develop dietary scores to assess the dietary intake of pregnant women in the West Coast/ Winelands region and determine the association with LBW. Further to determine the association between the dietary scores and maternal socioeconomic and socio-demographic characte ...
  7. Explorations of resilience in women who experience domestically violent relationships.
    Naidoo, Devasham., 2008
    The thesis hopes to augment this focus by exploring the multitude of discourses women make in terms of oppression, resilience being one such possible response. It is proposed that the research may expand on existing literature, offering an alternative perspective as to why women often remain in abus ...
  8. The role of community-driven participatory monitoring and evaluation in empowering communities and improving their decision making: a case study of the KARI/CIAT collaborative project, Coastal Kenya.
    Sangole, Noel., 2007
    The researcher has been working for CIAT, as a community development facilitator and research assistant for past five years (2001-2006). CIAT has been involved in testing tools and methods for promoting participation and tracking changes at community level under different pilot projects in Eastern a ...
  9. Extent and reasons for substituting and switching Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy at the Katutura Intermediate Hospital in Windhoek, Namibia.
    Gaeseb, Johannes., 2008
    The current study aimed to describe the extent and reasons for substituting and switching HAART at the Katutura Intermediate Hospital in Windhoek, Namibia ...