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  1. Evaluation of the challenges to project delivery confronting project leaders in the dynamic human settlement environment
    Companie, Fabio, 2021-01-15T09:53:09Z, University of Cape Town
    Governments around the world are battling and continually trying to address the housing backlog, which stems from previous discriminatory regimes and increasing urbanization. The housing backlog in South Africa has increased significantly and most especially in Cape Town. Housing is seen as a measur ...
  2. A systematic review of interventions for emotionally dysregulated children
    Timakwe, Ayabonga Mbalentle, 2021-01-15T09:53:09Z, University of Cape Town
    Emotion regulatory problems in children, such as uncontrollable tantrums, kicking, and screaming, are a concern for parents. When parents and caregivers have no tools at their disposal to deal effectively with this, they may resort to physical measures of discipline, which may lead to physical abuse ...
  3. The effects of elevated [CO₂] and decreased vapour pressure deficit on the nutrient status of maize and wheat plants under well-watered conditions
    Prayag, Kervin D, 2021-01-15T09:53:10Z, University of Cape Town
    Increases in photosynthetic rates (A), biomass production and grain yield have been measured across a range of C₃ plants under elevated atmospheric [CO₂] ("eCO₂"). However, decreases in the nutritional status of many C₃ plants growing at eCO₂ often occur concurrently with these increases. Several me ...
  4. Iridium oxide supported on antimony-doped tin oxide as an electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction
    Rajan, Ziba Shabir Hussein Somjee, 2021-01-15T09:53:10Z, University of Cape Town
    The generation of high purity hydrogen by renewable, sustainable means is a crucial building block towards the realisation of a carbon-free energy economy. Proton exchange membrane water electrolysis (PEMWE) offers a promising route for the generation of clean hydrogen, using renewable energy, for b ...
  5. Investigating the role of IL-4Rα mediated signalling on Foxp3⁺ T regulatory cells during cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Maine, Rebeng, 2021-01-15T09:53:11Z, University of Cape Town
    In a murine model of Leishmania major infection, susceptible BALB/c mice develop a detrimental Type 2 immune response characterized by the production of interleukin (IL)-4 and IL-13, which single through a common receptor, the IL-4 receptor alpha chain (IL-4Rα). Forkhead box P3 (Foxp3⁺) Regulatory T ...
  6. New effective theories of gravitation and their phenomenological consequences
    Maldonado Torralba, Francisco José, 2021-01-15T09:53:38Z, University of Cape Town
    The objective of this Thesis is to explore Poincaré Gauge theories of gravity and expose some contributions to this field, which are detailed below. Moreover, a novel ultraviolet non-local extension of this theory shall be provided, and it will be shown that it can be ghost- and singularity-free at ...
  7. Barriers to leaving an abusive relationship amongst heterosexual women living in the Inanda district in KwaZulu-Natal
    Padayachee, Dhevamoney, 2021-01-15T11:22:22Z
    Text in English, with abstracts and keywords in English, Afrikaans and isiZulu ...
  8. The impact of school management on inclusive education provision in full-service schools in North West Province
    Matlhodi, Boitumelo William, 2021-01-14T10:46:02Z
    The role of school management on the qualitative provision of inclusive education in designated full-service schools in North West Province is vital for optimum accommodation of learner diversity in ordinary mainstream primary schools. The school management of designated primary schools are assig ...
  9. A criminological exploration of female drug mules incarcerated in Kgoši Mampuru II and Johannesburg female correctional centres
    Mnguni, Nokonwaba Zandile, 2021-01-14T10:53:22Z
    The recognition of the role of females in drug trafficking was established more than 30 years ago and there are notable cases of women undertaking leading roles in this crime for almost 100 years. This phenomenon has gained popularity in South Africa as is evidenced by the number of women who are fo ...
  10. Amino acid-capped metal selenide nanoparticles: their synthesis, characterization, optical and magnetic properties
    Mokubung, Kopano Edward, 2021-01-14T00:57:08Z
    M. Tech (Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Applied and Computer Sciences) Vaal University of Technology. ...