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  • De Beer, Stephan F. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-22)
    The Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) was constructed as a ‘new deal’ for South African cities and towns. It outlines a vision with four overarching goals and eight priorities or policy levers meant to overcome ...
  • Kijko, Andrzej; Saunders, I.; Fourie, C.J.S. (Geological Society of South Africa, 2016)
    We analyzed the changes/improvements of seismic event detection and location accuracy of the South African National Seismograph Network over the last four decades. The effect of three regional velocity models on epicentral ...
  • Wessels, K.J. (Konrad); Van den Bergh, Frans; Roy, David P.; Salmon, Brian P.; Steenkamp, Karen C.; MacAlister, Bryan; Swanepoel, Derick; Jewitt, Debbie (MDPI Publishing, 2016-10-28)
    The paper evaluated the Landsat Automated Land Cover Update Mapping (LALCUM) system designed to rapidly update a land cover map to a desired nominal year using a pre-existing reference land cover map. The system uses the ...
  • Noah, Olugbenga O.; Slabber, Johan F.M.; Meyer, Josua P. (American Nuclear Society, 2016-03)
    Natural convection heat transfer in fluid-saturated porous media has in recent years gained considerable attention especially in high-temperature reactors. It is proposed in this study that light water reactors (LWRs) ...
  • Aro, Abimbola O.; Dzoyem, Jean Paul; Eloff, Jacobus Nicolaas; McGaw, Lyndy Joy (BioMed Central, 2016-10-03)
    BACKGROUND : The Rubiaceae family has played a significant role in drug discovery by providing molecules with potential use as templates for the development of therapeutic drugs. This study was designed to study the ...
  • Pattinson, Robert Clive; Flenady, Vicki; Wojcieszek, Aleena M.; Fjeldheim, Ingvild; Friberg, Ingrid K.; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Jani, Jagrati V.; Myhre, Sonja; Middleton, Philippa; Crowther, Caroline; Ellwood, David; Tudehope, David; Ho, Jacqueline; Matthews, Jiji; Ortega, Aurora Bermudez; Venkateswaran, Mahima; Chou, Doris; Say, Lale; Mehl, Garret; Froen, J. Frederik (BioMed Central, 2016-09)
    BACKGROUND : Electronic health registries – eRegistries - can systematically collect relevant information at the point of care for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH). However, a suite of process and ...
  • Henriques, Valdo; Malekian, Reza (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2016)
    This paper describes the work carried out on the design and construction of a mine safety system prototype using a wireless sensor network with the objective of building a safety system to monitor the ambient characteristics ...
  • Peres, Edna (South African Institute of Architects, 2016-09)
    This paper explores Derick de Bruyn’s most recent project, house_derick. It tracks the architectural influences that inform his particular design approach to residential architecture, using his own home as the explanatory ...
  • Walters, Michele; Crouch, Neil R.; Smith, Gideon F.; Figueiredo, Estrela (British Cactus and Succulent Society, 2016)
    A new Kalanchoe species, K. winteri Gideon F.Sm., N.R.Crouch & Mich.Walters, is described from rocky grasslands of the Wolkberg region of Limpopo province, South Africa. The species is closely allied to both K. ...
  • Dube, Siphiwe Ignatius (AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-18)
    This article takes cue from Sarojini Nadar’s article analysing the Mighty Men Conference (MMC) in South Africa as a case study of masculinism, where the author makes some passing comparison between Promise Keepers in ...
  • Smuts, Izelle; Koene, Saskia; Hendriks, Jan C.M.; Dirks, Ilse; De Boer, Lonneke; De Vries, Maaike C.; Janssen, Mirian C.H.; Fung, Cheuk-Wing; Wong, Virginia C.N.; De Coo, I. Rene F.M.; Vill, Katharina; Stendel, Claudia; Klopstock, Thomas; Falk, Marni J.; McCormick, Elizabeth M.; McFarland, Robert; De Groot, Imelda J.M.; Smeitink, Jan A.M. (Springer Verlag, 2016-06-06)
    OBJECTIVE : There is an urgent need for reliable and universally applicable outcome measures for children with mitochondrial diseases. In this study, we aimed to adapt the currently available Newcastle Paediatric ...
  • Verwey, M.; Joubert, Annie M.; Visagie, M.H. (Michelle Helen); Annie M.; Theron, A.E. (Biomedical Research Press, 2016)
    Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer in women worldwide, contributing to 14% of all new cancer cases and 6.8% of all cancer deaths in 2014. A new area of cancer research has arisen from the discovery of cancer ...
  • Sturges, Paul (De Gruyter, 2016-09)
    This exploration of the connection between the library and the broader socio-political sphere in which it functions is based on a keynote presentation originally given at the BOBCATSSS Conference in Lyons, January 2016. ...
  • Outhoff, Kim (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
    Intermittent or acute insomnia is common and may sometimes require short term treatment with approved hypnotic agents. A diagnosis of insomnia disorder, however, indicates that poor night-time sleep is chronic and is ...
  • Sifo, Luvuyo Gladstone (Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2016)
    The year 2016 marks the fortieth anniversary of the ordination of women in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA). This, being a milestone worth celebrating and commemorating, highlights not only the gains but ...
  • Sandwith, Corinne (Indiana University Press, 2016-04)
    In this article, I offer a reading of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus (2003) through the lens of the body. References to the body in Purple Hibiscus are frequent, even excessive. In its insistent emphasis on ...
  • Jacobsz, S.W.; Kearsley, Elsabe P.; Cumming-Potvin, D.; Wesseloo, J. (Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 2016-08)
    The Duplancic model of caving is widely accepted in industry and is the framework within which most monitoring and numerical modelling results in caving mines are interpreted. As a result, the damage profile ahead of the ...
  • Hall, Nicolette Gibson (AgriConnect, 2016)
    What does meat taste like? It's that indescribable flavour you have to experience for yourself. Scientists call this the "umami": a full savoury taste that cannot be described as either sweet, salty, sour or bitter.
  • Outhoff, Kim (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016-05)
    Bipolar Disorder (BD) is characterised by alternating discrete episodes of depression and mania. Rational pharmacotherapy necessitates an appreciation of these different phases and of the possible underlying pathophysiology. ...
  • Pretorius, Marthi A.; Venter, Marietjie; Cohen, Cheryl; Moyes, Jocelyn; Tempia, Stefano; Groome, Michelle; Walaza, Sibongile; Naby, Fathima; Mekgoe, Omphile; Kahn, Kathleen; Von Gottberg, Anne; Wolter, Nicole; Cohen, Adam L.; Von Mollendorf, Claire; Madhi, Shabir A. (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2016-04)
    BACKGROUND : Increased morbidity and mortality from lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) abstract has been suggested in HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) children; however, the contribution of respiratory viruses is ...