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  1. Emerging Farmers in Water User Associations Cases from the Breede Water Management Area.
    Saruchera, Davison. 2008., 2008
    The aim of the study is to understand the level of co-operation between emerging and commercial farmers in a Water User Associations. The effort is expected to inform policy and improve practice in the building of new water institutions as government strives to implement IWRM. ...
  2. Learning to manage workplace stress as practiced by teachers at three under-resourced Western Cape High Schools.
    Ahrendse, Godfrey Charles Franklin John., 2008
    The focus of the study is the teacher in the under-resourced schools in the townships of the Western Cape. The purpose is to discover how teachers learn to cope under adverse working conditions. ...
  3. Self-Organisation in the Governance of Disaster Risk Management in Bangladesh.
    Hossain, Mokter., 2008
    A disaster always means a huge death toll, displacement and inconceivable destruction for a poor country such as Bangladesh. Recently, Bangladesh has taken a holistic approach to prioritising interrelated activities and the involvement of various organisations in disaster management. A number of dis ...
  4. The effects of a back education programme among employees at an industrial setting in Cape Town, South Africa.
    Niyobuhungiro, Philippe., 2008
    The objectives of this study were to determine the effects of a back education programme on biomechanical knowledge, back beliefs, the occurrence of LBP, disability, and work loss among employees at an industrial setting in Cape Town, South Africa. Furthermore, the study sought to determine the perc ...
  5. Functional analysis of the mouse RBBP6 gene using Interference RNA.
    Pretorius, Ashley., 2007
    The aim of this thesis was to investigate the cellular role of the mouse RBBP6 gene using the interference RNA (RNAi) gene targeting technology and also to understand the relevance of two promoters for the RBBP6 gene. ...
  6. Mining a Chinese hyperthermophilic metagenome.
    Du Plessis, Morne Graham., 2007
    The broader aim of this work was to investigate the implementation of metagenomic library construction and sequencing-based approaches, as a basis for gene identification and functional characterization, from a novel thermophilic environment. ...
  7. Pt Nanophase supported catalysts and electrode systems for water electrolysis.
    Petrik, Leslie Felicia., 2008
    In this study novel composite electrodes were developed, in which the catalytic components were deposited in nanoparticulate form. The efficiency of the nanophase catalysts and membrane electrodes were tested in an important electrocatalytic process, namely hydrogen production by water electrolysis, ...
  8. Efficacy of enamel sealants in preventing demineralisation.
    Nkosi, P.M., 2008
    To compare the efficacy of two fluoride containing materials, namely, FluorSure and Duraphat, in protecting the enamel around and underneath the orthodontic brackets against decalcification. ...
  9. An investigation into the attitudes, perceptions and factors affecting the implementation of the consumer studies teaching portfolio in the Western Cape Education Department.
    Cornelissen, Liezl Odette., 2008
    The main objective of this study was to investigate the attitudes, perceptions and factors affecting the implementation of the Consumer Studies teaching portfolio in the Educational Management Developmental Centres (EMDCs) of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED). The sub-objectives were firs ...
  10. Transcription Regulation and Candidate Diagnostic Markers of Esophageal Cancer.
    Essack, Magbubah., 2009
    This thesis reports on the development of a novel comprehensive database (Dragon Database of Genes Implicated in Esophageal Cancer, DDEC) as an integrated knowledge database aimed at representing a gateway to esophageal cancer related data. More importantly, it illustrates how the biocurated genes i ...