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  1. A framework for malicious host fingerprinting using distributed network sensors
    Hunter, Samuel Oswald, 2018, Rhodes University
    Numerous software agents exist and are responsible for increasing volumes of malicious traffic that is observed on the Internet today. From a technical perspective the existing techniques for monitoring malicious agents and traffic were not developed to allow for the interrogation of the source of m ...
  2. Assessment of pheromone specificity in Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) populations with focus on pest monitoring and the regional rollout of the sterile insect technique in citrus
    Joubert, Francois D, 2018, Rhodes University
    False codling moth (FCM), Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) is considered the most important indigenous pest of citrus in southern Africa. It is recognized by several markets as a phytosanitary organism and the efficient control of this pest is now more important than eve ...
  3. Interactions between three biological control agents of water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms (Pontederiaceae) in South Africa
    Petela, Nomvume, 2018, Rhodes University
    Water hyacinth, Eichhomia crassipes (Mart.) Solms (Pontederiaceae) is a free-floating perennial weed that is regarded as the worst aquatic weed in the world because of its negative impacts on aquatic ecosystems. It is native to the Amazon Basin of South America, but since the late 1800s has spread t ...
  4. Bioinformatics tool development with a focus on structural bioinformatics and the analysis of genetic variation in humans
    Brown, David K, 2018, Rhodes University
    This thesis is divided into three parts, united under the general theme of bioinformatics tool development and variation analysis. Part 1 describes the design and development of the Job Management System (JMS), a workflow management system for high performance computing (HPC). HPC has become an inte ...
  5. Gender equality in the provision and utilisation of women administrative personnel : a comparative study of the Camdeboo Local Municipality and Inxuba Yethemba Local Municipality
    Dywili, Mhlobo Douglas, 2016, University of Fort Hare
    In 2000, cabinet adopted the South African Policy framework for women’s empowerment and gender equality, 2000 (Policy framework) which provided for the establishment of the National Gender Machinery (NGM). The NGM is a network of coordinated structures within and outside government which operate coo ...
  6. NMMU business school alumni satisfaction factors with the MBA program
    Bosman, Jeremy Maurice, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    In a fast-paced dynamic world, the key to success lies in the ability to accept change and to rapidly respond to demands placed by ever increasing competitive environments. In business, the impact of products and services in meeting or exceeding customer’s expectations in such environments is measur ...
  7. Critical spaces: processes of othering in British Institutions of Higher Education
    Phiri, Aretha, 2014
    Global recession and the economic crisis have affected contemporary British society in predictable ways. But this age of austerity has also unveiled the continued sinister machinations of whiteness. While not necessarily homogeneous, austerity rhetoric, as it is currently conventionally deployed, wo ...
  8. Graphene quantum dots and their metallophthalocyanines nanoconjugates as novel photoluminescent nanosensors
    Achadu, Ojodomo John, 2018, Rhodes University
    The fabrication and application of graphene quantum dots (GQDs)-based photoluminescent probes for the detection of analytes is presented. GQDs were functionalized with complexes such as metallophthalocyanines (MPcs), metal nanoparticles (Au@Ag NPs), 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl(piperidin-1-yl)oxyl (TEMPO), m ...
  9. Students’ perceptions towards the influences of social media on students’ academic engagement at a tertiary institution: a case study on the use of Facebook and Twitter at Rhodes University
    Moongela, Harry, 2018, Rhodes University
    The use of social media has become an integral part of student’s academic lives and has had an impact on students’ academic engagement in tertiary institutions. Subsequently, researchers have shown an interest in investigating the impact of social media on students’ academic engagement. Despite the ...
  10. Resource partitioning in the world’s largest gannetry
    Botha, Jonathan Aubrey, 2017, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
    Understanding strategies of resource partitioning within populations is a fundamental aspect of the study of ecology, and one which has been well documented across various taxa. In seabirds, sex-specific differences in foraging behaviour are often thought to reflect strategies of resource partitioni ...