Browsing Research Articles (Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship) by Title

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  • Boeyens, Jan Christoffel Antonie; Levendis, Demetrius C. (Springer, 2013)
    Rational numbers, which correctly describe many recognizable patterns in the physical world, are often seen to converge in the process to irrational limits or even singularities. As a common example, atomic numbers are ...
  • Maluleke, Tinyiko Sam (Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA), 2015)
    Please read abstract in article.
  • Barrett, Christopher B.; Benton, Tim G.; Cooper, Karen A.; Fanzo, Jessica; Gandhi, Rikin; Herrero, Mario; James, Steven; Kahn, Mark; Mason-D’Croz, Daniel; Mathys, Alexander; Nelson, Rebecca J.; Shen, Jianbo; Thornton, Philip; Bageant, Elizabeth; Fan, Shenggen; Mude, Andrew G.; Sibanda, Lindiwe Majele; Wood, Stephen (Nature Research, 2020-12)
    Coupling technological advances with sociocultural and policy changes can transform agri-food systems to address pressing climate, economic, environmental, health and social challenges. An international expert panel reports ...
  • Boeyens, Jan Christoffel Antonie (Springer, 2013)
    The Thomas–Fermi and Hartree–Fock calculations of non-hydrogen atomic structure rely on complicated numerical computations without a simple visualizable physical model. A new approach, based on a spherical wave structure ...
  • Boeyens, Jan Christoffel Antonie (Springer, 2013)
    Some chemical phenomena, awkward to rationalize, are argued to originate in the four-dimensional nature of matter in curved space-time. The problem is traced back to the separation of space and time variables in the ...
  • Boeyens, Jan Christoffel Antonie (Springer, 2013)
    Reviewed in historical context, bond order emerges as a vaguely defined concept without a clear theoretical basis. As an alternative, the spherical standingwave model of the extranuclear electronic distribution on an ...
  • Barrett, Christopher B.; Fanzo, Jessica; Herrero, Mario; Mason-D’Croz, Daniel; Mathys, Alexander; Thornton, Philip; Wood, Stephen; Benton, Tim G.; Fan, Shenggen; Lawson-Lartego, Late; Nelson, Rebecca; Shen, Jianbo; Sibanda, Lindiwe Majele (IOP Publishing, 2021-09-21)
    The COVID-19 pandemic provides both a warning about agri-food systems’ (AFS) functioning and an accelerator for AFS innovation. It revealed both the increasing frequency of extreme events and structural shortcomings ...
  • Magale, Eric Gwandega (Taylor and Francis, 2022)
    Green bonds have recently emerged as a financing instrument with significant potential for funding green projects. However, Kenyan issuers have been slow in issuing green bonds despite there being multiplicity of bankable ...
  • Mushonga, Tafadzwa; Matose, Frank (Elsevier, 2020-12)
    The militarisation of conservation is intensifying with increasing need to protect wildlife from poaching. Conservation violence is concomitantly escalating, so is the impetus to understand it. This article engages with ...
  • Mkandawire, Elizabeth; Mentz-Coetzee, Melody; Mangheni, Margaret Najjingo; Barusi, Eleonora (MDPI, 2021-07-31)
    Globally, gender inequalities constrain food security, with women often disproportionately affected. Women play a fundamental role in household food and nutrition security. The multiple roles women play in various areas ...
  • Gandidzanwa, Colleta; Verschoor, Aart Jan; Sacolo, Thabo (MDPI, 2021-08-19)
    The ability of farmers to operate redistributed farms in a profitable and sustainable manner is crucial for both successful integration into agricultural value chains and sustainable production systems. The performance ...
  • Okunade, Samuel Kehinde; Faluyi, Olumuyiwa Temitope; Matambo, Emmanuel (Routledge, 2021)
    Insurgency has gained prominence in Africa. It is usually associated with marginalisation, poverty, and inequality and often has religious links and bases. Insurgency frequently originates in communities situated along the ...
  • Maluleke, Tinyiko Sam (Wiley, 2020-11)
    This article explores how mission, forgiveness, and reconciliation have shaped the ministry and work of Desmond Tutu. As much as space permits, it tries to glean the ways in which Tutu has lived out his understanding of ...
  • Eromosele, Ehijele Femi (Routledge, 2020)
    Amidst renewed interest in the psychiatric writings of Frantz Fanon, this article reads his work against the background of contemporary mental health advocacy and scholarship. Epitomized in the emergent field of Mad Studies, ...
  • Okunade, Samuel Kehinde; Ogunnubi, Olusola (Wiley, 2021)
    Since 2009, the North-Eastern part of Nigeria has been engulfed with the scourge of Boko Haram attacks leading to a severe humanitarian crisis and food insecurity within the region. Studies have shown that in the various ...
  • Phadi, Moses; Vale, Peter Christopher Julius (Transformation, 2020)
    The rise of African liberation parties to power in the 1960s brought to the fore ‘questions about the role and position of the African state’ (Doornbos 1990:179, also see Mamdani 1996, Amin 1972). Leaders of newly independent ...
  • Magure, Booker (EISA, 2014)
    The 2013 harmonised elections held in Zimbabwe after the termination of the SADC- facilitated Government of National Unity elicited unprecedented comment following another resounding ‘win’ by the Zimbabwe African National ...
  • Vale, Peter Christopher Julius (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2020-05)
    No abstract available.
  • Maluleke, Tinyiko Sam (University of South Africa, Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology, 2017)
    Although no conventional biography of Allan Boesak has been published, either by himself or others, as far as we are aware, we have enough data and information in various places to make small beginnings of the long overdue ...