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  1. Environmental and Community Sustainability for Informal Settlement Communities in Namibia and South Africa : a Comparative Social Work Study
    Chiwara, Peggie, 2020-10-16T11:57:06Z, University of Pretoria
    The goal of the study was to explore how environmental and community sustainability can be promoted for informal settlement communities in Namibia and South Africa. The study employed an exploratory sequential mixed methods research design, which as such combined qualitative and quantitative res ...
  2. An audit of emergency hernia operations: Surrogate of system failure or incidentalomas?
    Nkgudi, Boitumelo, 2020-10-15T11:23:05Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Background: Hernia emergencies common surgery. Around 20 million groin hernia operations occur world-wide, and these form 70% of all hernia operations. Incisional hernias complicate 15- 30% of laparotomies and 20% of these present as emergencies. Watchful waiting is often applied for groin, ventral ...
  3. An inductive analysis of ESG practices and assumptions of materiality amongst South African asset managers
    Worthington-Smith, Matthew, 2020-10-15T11:50:21Z, Faculty of Commerce
    South Africa is a country burdened by the overhang of apartheid and recent state capture, and desperately trying to balance economic growth with well-being of all stakeholders. This has opened the door for ESG practices to provide holistic solutions for both society and business. This is made partic ...
  4. Simulation-based optimisation of public transport networks
    Nnene, Obiora Amamifechukwu, 2020-10-15T12:04:55Z, Engineering and the Built Environment
    Public transport network design deals with finding the most efficient network solution among a set of alternatives, that best satisfies the often-conflicting objectives of different network stakeholders like passengers and operators. Simulation-based Optimisation (SBO) is a discipline that solves op ...
  5. An exploration of psychological grit as a predictor of student retention in an open distance learning (ODL) institution
    Young, Kelly Anne, 2020-10-15T09:42:55Z
    This research study explored the predictive value of psychological grit in determining student retention among postgraduates in an Open Distance Learning (ODL) institution in South Africa. Working from within a quantitative framework (and adopting a correlational research design), an online versi ...
  6. Personality traits as predictors of substance abuse and risky sexual behaviours mong university students in Ethiopia
    Newaye, Tedla Kutaye, 2020-10-15T09:50:22Z
    This study was designed to determine the prevalence of substance use and risky sexual behaviours among university students in Ethiopia and examine whether personality traits predict substance use and risky sexual behaviours. Using a cross-sectional quantitative design, data were obtained from 2620 u ...
  7. An investigation into the relevance of international portfolio diversification from a South African perspective
    Buwembo, Mark, 2020-10-15T08:55:19Z, University of the Western Cape
    Magister Commercii - MCom ...
  8. Evaluating user satisfaction of university administration systems in the South African context
    Watungwa, Tatenda, 2020-10-15T10:53:34Z, University of the Western Cape
    Magister Commercii - MCom ...
  9. Application of Sutherlandia flutescens in cosmetic skin industry (phytochemical fingerprinting and its activity against skin immune diseases.
    Msebele, Bongiwe, 2020-10-15T12:32:45Z, University of the Western Cape
    >Magister Scientiae - MSc ...