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  • Van Deventer, Martha J (2008-11)
    Most librarians are much less familiar with the data-generating research phases of the scientific research cycle than with post-research. Data science and data management are an awkward fit with the text-oriented constructs ...
  • Churchill, SE; Brink, JS; Berger, LR; Hutchison, RA; Rossouw, L; Stynder, D; Hancox, PJ; Brandt, D; Woodborne, S; Loock, JC; Scott, L; Ungar, P (Bureau Scientific Publications, 2000-04)
    This article provides information on a research on Erfkroon, a Florisian fossil locality from fluvial contexts in the western Free State of South Africa. As well as details on the excavation of gravel bars at the locality; ...
  • Schutte, PC; James, JP (Mine Health and Safety Council, 2007)
    Ergonomic surveys are conducted to identify ergonomics-related risk factors in a workplace. The surveys include elementary hazard identification, risk assessment and identification of areas where specialist ergonomics ...
  • Schutte, S (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, 2011-04)
    Reducing occupational injuries and ill health is a strategic objective of all the stakeholders in the South African mining industry. In order to achieve this objective, it is necessary to provide the safest and healthiest ...
  • Smith, JR; Shaba, MN; Marais, P; Schutte, PC; Mac Duff, L; Malapane, MC; Harper, GS; Romoshebi, J (2002-03)
    This research report discusses the ergonomics of locomotive designs in South African gold and platinum mines. The purpose of the study was to identify safety aspects of the existing fleet of mine locomotives and rolling ...
  • Schutte, PC; Shaba, MN (2003-03)
    As a practice, ergonomics applies human-system interface technology to the analysis, design, standardisation and control of systems to improve safety, health, comfort and productivity. A major goal of ergonomics is to ...
  • Tugizimana, F; Steenkamp, PA; Piater, LA; Dubery, IA (MDPI, 2012-02)
    Plants have the ability to continuously respond to microbial signals in their environment. One of these stimuli is a steroid from fungal membranes, ergosterol, which does not occur in plants, but acts as a pathogen-associated ...
  • Gass, BG; Ventura, DFC; De Beer, Morris (National Department of Transport, South Africa, 1993-03)
    The use of stabilised layers is cost effective in road construction in South Africa. Some stabilised materials have however been found to be susceptible to erosion. To identify erodible materials the Erosion Test was ...
  • Martirosian, O; Davel, M (18th Annual Symposium of the Pattern Recognition Association of South Africa (PRASA 2007), 2007-11)
    The authors explore pattern recognition techniques for verifying the correctness of a pronunciation lexicon, focusing on techniques that require limited human interaction. They evaluate the British English Example Pronunciation ...
  • Ouma, S; Herselman, M; Van Greunen, D (IADIS, 2010-07)
    Currently within the developing world, there are many ongoing projects and pilot studies in the healthcare sector. However, there is a tendency of developing the m-health (mobile-health) applications without looking into ...
  • Phillips, HR (1997-11)
    Research has shown that one of the most effective methods of preventing the frictional ignition of methane/air mixtures at the coal face is to spray water directly behind the cutting picks and parallel to their direction ...
  • Van Heerden, Johanna M (2007-08-17)
    Knowledge management facilitates team work & collaboration across boundaries. Gladwell maintains that “innovation, the heart of the knowledge economy, is fundamentally social. Ideas arise as much out of casual conversations ...
  • Van Heerden, Johanna M (2007-08)
    Knowledge management facilitates team work & collaboration across boundaries. Gladwell maintains that “innovation, the heart of the knowledge economy, is fundamentally social. Ideas arise as much out of casual conversations ...
  • Van Heerden, Johanna M (SAOUG - South African Online User Group, 2008-06-05)
    In order to address national challenges and development objectives as per its mandate it has increasingly become necessary for the CSIR to focus on interdisciplinary research projects. However, due to the physical distribution ...
  • Oosthuizen, R; Pretorius, L (IEEE Xplore, 2013-02)
    Many modern management systems, such as military command and control, tend to be large and highly interconnected sociotechnical systems operating in a complex environment. Successful development, assessment and implementation ...
  • Brent, AC (2006-11)
    The life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) phase of life cycle assessments (LCAs) evaluates the potential environmental impact profiles of industrial activities throughout the life cycles of products and processes. The LCIA ...
  • Willers, CJ; Al-Ghamdi, AA; Bezuidenhout, DF; Al-Hosiny, NM (2011-04)
    The protection of own aircraft assets against infrared missile threats requires a deep understanding of the vulnerability of these assets with regard to specific threats and specific environments of operation. A key ...
  • Van Brummelen, AC; Becker, JVW; Mancama, Dalubuhle T; Hoppe, HC (2010-01)
    The most important contributing factor to the current malaria crisis is the rapid spread of parasite resistance to available anti-malarial drugs. Anti-malarial drug resistance is critical and the need for compounds with ...
  • Van Brummelen, AC; Becker, JVW; Mancama, Dalubuhle T; Hoppe, H (2010-01)
    In order to establish malaria parasite transfection technology in South Africa, firefly luciferase and green fluorescent protein (GFP) reporter constructs were prepared. In attempt to simplify these constructs, a var intron ...
  • Boguslavsky, A; Barkhuysen, F; Timme, E; Matsane, RN (2007-09)
    South Africa has high level of unemployment and low standards of living in rural areas. The Eastern Cape Province is particularly impoverished, with unemployment of about 60% in the Great Karoo region alone. Agave americana ...