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Types of knowledge in science-based practices
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 ...
Use of scientific research by South African winemakers
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 ...
A survey of doctoral supervisors in South Africa
(UNISA Press, 2015)
South African universities receive a direct monetary reward for the number of doctoral graduates produced. As a result there has been a steady increase in numbers in recent years (from 977 in 2004 to 1 878 in 2012), with ...
Scopus or Web of Science for a bibliometric profile of pharmacy research at a Nigerian University?
(Library and Information Association of South Africa, 2017-12)
Previous comparisons between Scopus and Web of Science (WoS) paid little attention to universities in African countries. This study investigated the effect of using different data sources on the bibliometric profile of ...
Internationally linked authors in Uganda, East Africa : an example of author-level bibliometrics for a developing country
(Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, 2018)
In developing countries, researchers with strong international links potentially act as a double-edge sword. On the one hand, local researchers with international links could strengthen the research base of an institution ...
Women’s representation in national science academies : an unsettling narrative
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2017-12)
Science academies are well placed to contribute towards strengthening of national systems of innovation through advocating for an increased participation of girls and women in science. To successfully do so, academies would ...