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Innovation in South Africa – the role of the Technological Innovation Agency
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2011)
Research turns money into knowledge, whereas innovation turns knowledge into money. This simplistic description of the difference between research and innovation makes the key distinction between producers of knowledge ...
The archaeology of teaching and the evolution of Homo docens
(University of Chicago Press, 2017-4)
Teaching is present in all human societies, while within other species it is very limited. Something happened during the evolution of Homo sapiens that also made us Homo docens—the teaching animal. Based on discussions ...
Medical mobile technologies – what is needed for a sustainable and scalable implementation on a global scale?
(Taylor & Francis Open, 2017)
Current advances within medical technology show great potential from a global health perspective. Inexpensive, effective solutions to common problems within diagnostics, medical procedures and access to medical information ...
Annotation-based feature extraction from sets of SBML models
(BioMed Central, 2015-04-15)
Background: Model repositories such as BioModels Database provide computational models of biological systems for the scientific community. These models contain rich semantic annotations that link model entities to concepts ...
On the modularity of the intrinsic flexibility of the µ opioid receptor : a computational study
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
The µ opioid receptor (µOR), the principal target to control pain, belongs to the G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) family, one of the most highlighted protein families due to their importance as therapeutic targets. The ...
After Fukushima : the precautionary principle revisited
(AOSIS Publishing, 2012-12-06)
Etienne de Villiers, more than other theologians, elaborates on basic elements of a Christian ethics of responsibility. He distinguishes between retrospective and prospective responsibility. The prospective aspect attracted ...
(Frontiers Media, 2014-01-28)
Next generation sequencing technologies are bringing about a renaissance of mining approaches. A comprehensive picture of the genetic landscape of an individual patient will be useful, for example, to identify groups of ...
Research support through the lens of transformation in academic libraries with reference to the case of Stellenbosch University Libraries
Changing higher education pedagogy, digitisation of scholarly content and the increasing influence of relevant technologies have impacted on the transformation of academic library services. This paper examines research ...
An imagined discussion about tackling doctoral supervision
(AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, 2016)
A discussion about tackling doctoral supervision.
Interfacing indigenous knowledge with other knowledge systems in the knowledge economy : the South African case
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2010)
Paper presented at the Stellenbosch University Library 2010 Symposium / IFLA Presidential Meeting. Knowing is not enough: Engaging in the knowledge economy, 18 to 19 February 2010.