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  1. Transcending disadvantage: life-histories of learners at a township school in South Africa.
    Ntete, Susan., 2008
    This is a study of the discourses of empowerment and disempowerment that emerge from the critical discourse analysis (CDA) of life-histories written by two classes of Grade 11 high school learners in a township school in Cape Town, South Africa. The line of argument presented by this thesis is that ...
  2. Toward best management practices for the growth of the abalone Haliotis midae Linnaeus on a commercial South African abalone farm.
    van der Merwe, Elizabeth., 2008
    The primary aim of the current study falls within the main framework of the Frontier Program (Pitcher 2005), namely to address aspects of &ldquo ...
  3. Stress, coping strategies and social support amongst grade 11 students in historically disadvantaged schools.
    Isaacs, Alexe Saless Averidite., 2008
    The aims of this study were to understand stress, coping strategies and social support amongst grade 11 students. ...
  4. Arenas of Contestation: Policy Processes and Land Tenure Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa.
    Fortin, Elizabeth., 2008
    This thesis considers different groupings that have come together in their participation in the policy processes relating to tenure reform in post-apartheid South Africa. It is methodologically and theoretically grounded in Bourdieu&rsquo ...
  5. The establishment of the long-term rainfall trends in the annual rainfall patterns in the Jonkershoek Valley, Western Cape, South Africa.
    Moses, Godfrey., 2008
    The overall aim of this project was to establish whether there is a long-term decline of rainfall collected in rainfall gauges within the Jonkershoek Valley that have the longest and best quality records. ...
  6. Gene Discovery in Antarctic Dry Valley Soils.
    Anderson, Dominique Elizabeth., 2008
    The metagenomic approach to gene discovery circumvents conventional gene and gene product acquisition by exploiting the uncultured majority of microorganisms in the environment. It was demonstrated in this study that metagenomic methods are suitable for gene mining in extreme environments that harbo ...
  7. Amperometric biosensor systems prepared on poly(aniline-ferrocenium hexafluorophosphate) composites doped with poly(vinyl sulfonic acid sodium salt).
    Ndangili, Peter Munyao., 2008
    The main hypothesis in this study is the development of a nanocomposite mediated amperometric biosensor for detection of hydrogen peroxide. The aim is to combine the electrochemical properties of both polyaniline and ferrocenium hexafluorophosphate into highly conductive nano composites capable of e ...
  8. Transcription Regulation and Candidate Diagnostic Markers of Esophageal Cancer.
    Essack, 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 ...
  9. Civil service reform and human resources management priorities in Mozambique.
    Guebuza, Anchia Nhaca., 2006
    This study focused on the developments of Civil Service Reform (CSR) in Mozambique, and the priority issues pertaining to human resources management in the country. This research investigation performed an assessment of the human resources management priorities and its effectiveness in civil service ...
  10. How do FET College educators explain the role and function of college occupational training units? A case study.
    Needham, Seamus., 2008
    This paper documents a case study of the Innovation and Development Divisions of two public FET Colleges. The research asked the following question: &lsquo ...