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Using a theoretical framework of institutional culture to analyse an institutional strategy document
(University of South Africa Press, 2016)
This paper builds on a conceptual analysis of institutional culture in higher education. A theoretical framework was proposed to analyse institutional documents of two higher education institutions in the Western Cape, for ...
A day in the life of an open scholarship manager : Ina Smith
(UKSG - United Kingdom Serials Group, 2014-03)
Making research openly accessible and marketing research are Ina’s passions. Since being trained as a secondary school teacher and librarian, she has come a long way and her career has steered her in a direction she ...
Still Bay Point-production strategies at Hollow Rock Shelter and Umhlatuzana Rock Shelter and Knowledge-transfer systems in Southern Africa at about 80-70 thousand years ago
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
It has been suggested that technological variations associated with Still Bay assemblages of southern Africa have not been addressed adequately. Here we present a study developed to explore regional and temporal variations ...
Dissecting long-term glucose metabolism identifies new susceptibility period for metabolic dysfunction in aged mice
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
Metabolic disorders, like diabetes and obesity, are pathogenic outcomes of imbalance in glucose metabolism. Nutrient excess and mitochondrial imbalance are implicated in dysfunctional glucose metabolism with age. We used ...
On the physiology of jouissance : interpreting the mesolimbic dopaminergic reward functions from a psychoanalytic perspective
Jouissance is a Lacanian concept, infamous for being impervious to understanding and which expresses the paradoxical satisfaction that a subject may derive from his symptom. On the basis of Freud’s “experience of satisfaction” ...
Epigenetic regulation of lateralized fetal spinal gene expression underlies hemispheric asymmetries
(eLife Sciences Publications, 2017)
Lateralization is a fundamental principle of nervous system organization but its molecular determinants are mostly unknown. In humans, asymmetric gene expression in the fetal cortex has been suggested as the molecular basis ...
Anti-inflammatory effects of reactive oxygen species : a multi-valued logical model validated by formal concept analysis
(BioMed Central, 2014-09)
Background: Recent findings suggest that in pancreatic acinar cells stimulated with bile acid, a pro-apoptotic effect of reactive oxygen species (ROS) dominates their effect on necrosis and spreading of inflammation. The ...
Open Access and legal scholarship in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-10-20)
How spatial scale shapes the generation and management of multiple ecosystem services
(Ecological Society of America, 2017)
The spatial extent of ecological processes has consequences for the generation of ecosystem services related to them. However, management often fails to consider issues of scale when targeting ecological processes underpinning ...
Understanding and acting on the developmental origins of health and disease in Africa would improve health across generations
(Taylor & Francis Open, 2017)
Data from many high- and low- or middle-income countries have linked exposures during key developmental periods (in particular pregnancy and infancy) to later health and disease. Africa faces substantial challenges with ...