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  • South African corresponding authors on perceived beneficiaries and the nature of university research 

    Boshoff, N. (HESA, 2017)
    About 2 000 corresponding authors of articles in the Web of Science (who had a South African university address) selected from a list of 22 categories the perceived beneficiaries of their research. A beneficiary was defined ...

  • Open data intermediaries in developing countries 

    Van Schalkwyk, Francois; Canares, Michael; Chattapadhyay, Sumandro; Andrason, Alexander (Centre for Community Informatics, Research, Development and Training, 2016)
    This paper offers a more socially nuanced approach to open data intermediaries using the theoretical framework of Bourdieu’s social model, particularly his species of capital. Secondary data on intermediaries from Emerging ...

  • Use of scientific research by South African winemakers 

    Boshoff, Nelius (SISSA, 2014-02)
    The study investigated the extent to which transmission and cognition, the first two stages in the research use process, are accomplished for winemakers. “Transmission-cognition” was operationalized as the frequency of ...

  • Types of knowledge in science-based practices 

    Boshoff, Nelius (SISSA, 2014)
    Science communication as an interdisciplinary field of study has always been concerned with issues of knowledge utilisation. This theoretical paper focusses on the “knowledge” part of knowledge utilisation and provides ...