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  • Collaborative research in contexts of inequality: the role of social reflexivity 

    Leibowitz, Brenda; Bozalek, Vivienne; Farmer, Jean; Garraway, James; Herman, Nicoline; Jawitz, Jeff; McMillan, Wendy; Mistri, Gita; Ndebele, Clever; Nkonki, Vuyisile; Quinn, Lynn; van Schalkwyk, Susan; Vorster, Jo-Anne; Winberg, Chris (Springer Verlag, 2016)
    This article reports on the role and value of social reflexivity in collaborative research in contexts of extreme inequality. Social reflexivity mediates the enablements and constraints generated by the internal and external ...
  • Structured feedback on students’ concept maps: the proverbial path to learning? 

    Rowe, Michael (BMC, 2017)
    Good conceptual knowledge is an essential requirement for health professions students, in that they are required to apply concepts learned in the classroom to a variety of different contexts. However, the use of traditional ...
  • The humble sardine (small pelagics): fish as food or fodder 

    Isaacs Moenieba (BioMed Central Ltd., 2016)
    Background: The group of small pelagic fish is the largest species group landed globally. A significant proportion of this nutrient-rich food is processed and lost to livestock feed, fish feed, fish oil, pet food and ...
  • Critical professionalism: a lecturer attribute for troubled times 

    Leibowitz, Brenda; Holgate, David (SUN Press, 2012)
    This chapter describes the research-based project, Critical Professionalism, which gave rise to several of the chapters in this volume. We suggest that the concept of critical professionalism, with its strong value ...
  • Multilingualism in transformative spaces: contact and conviviality 

    Williams, Quentin; Stroud, Christopher (Springer Verlag, 2013)
    South Africa is a highly mobile country characterized by historical displacements and contemporary mobilities, both social and demographic. Getting to grips with diversity, dislocation, relocation and anomie, as well as ...
  • Monitoring food and non-alcoholic beverage promotions to children 

    Kelly, B.; King, L.; Sanders, David; Baur, L.; Rayner, M.; Lobstein, T.; Monteiro, C.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kumanyika, S.; L’Abbé, M.; Lee, A.; Ma, J.; Neal, B.; Sacks, G.; Snowdon, W.; Swinburn, B.; Vandevijvere, S.; Walker, C. (Wiley, 2013)
    Food and non-alcoholic beverage marketing is recognized as an important factor influencing food choices related to non-communicable diseases. The monitoring of populations’ exposure to food and nonalcoholic beverage ...
  • Monitoring and benchmarking government policies and actions to improve the healthiness of food environment Policy Index 

    Swinburn, B.; Vandevijvere, S.; Sanders, David; Kraak, V.; Sacks, G.; Snowdon, W.; Hawkes, C.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Kelly, B.; Kumanyika, S.; L’Abbé, M.; Lee, A.; Lobstein, T.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Rayner, M.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    Government action is essential to increase the healthiness of food environments and reduce obesity, diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and their related inequalities. This paper proposes a monitoring framework ...
  • INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity/non-communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support): overview and key principles 

    Swinburn, B.; Sacks, G.; Sanders, David; Vandevijvere, S.; Kumanyika, S.; Lobstein, T.; Neal, B.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kelly, B.; L’Abbé, M.; Lee, A.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Rayner, M.; Snowdon, W.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) dominate disease burdens globally and poor nutrition increasingly contributes to this global burden. Comprehensive monitoring of food environments, and evaluation of the impact of public ...
  • Monitoring the impacts of trade agreements on food environments 

    Friel, S.; Hattersley, L.; Sanders, David; Snowdon, W.; Thow, A. M.; Lobstein, T.; Barquera, S.; Mohan, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kelly, B.; Kumanyika, S.; L’Abbe, M.; Lee, A.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Rayner, M.; Sacks, G.; Swinburn, B.; Vandevijvere, S.; C. Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    The liberalization of international trade and foreign direct investment through multilateral, regional and bilateral agreements has had profound implications for the structure and nature of food systems, and therefore, ...
  • Monitoring the price and affordability of foods and diets globally 

    Lee, A.; Mhurchu, C.; Sanders, D.; Sacks, G.; Swinburn, B.; Snowdon, W.; Vandevijvere, S.; Hawkes, C.; L’Abbé, M.; Rayner, M.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Kelly, B.; Kumanyika, S.; Lobstein, T.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    Food prices and food affordability are important determinants of food choices, obesity and non-communicable diseases. As governments around the world consider policies to promote the consumption of healthier foods, data ...
  • Social gradient in the cost of oral pain and related dental service utilisation among South African adults 

    Ayo-Yusuf, Imade J.; Naidoo,Sudeshni (BMC Oral Health, 2016)
    Background: Oral pain affects people's daily activities and quality of life. The burden of oral pain may vary across socio-economic positions. Currently, little is known about the social gradient in the cost of oral pain ...
  • The 2013 Election in Zimbabwe: The end of an era 

    Raftopoulos, Brian (Routledge Taylor Francis Group, 2013)
    The July 31st 2013 Elections in Zimbabwe ushered in a renewed period of political domination by ZANU(PF) and its President, Robert Mugabe. This election followed five years of a SADC- facilitated Global Political Agreement ...
  • Uncontained and the Constraints of Historicism as Method: A reply to Mario Pissarra 

    Grunebaum, Heidi (Africa South Art Initiative (ASAI), 2013)
    Mario Pissarra’s rigorous and considered critical review of Uncontained: Opening the Community Arts Project archive (2012) marks a significant contribution to starting a discussion that the book and exhibition aimed to ...
  • Synthesis of zeolites Na-P1 from South African coal fly ash: effect of impeller design and agitation 

    Mainganye, Dakalo; Ojumu, Tunde V.; Petrik, Leslie (MDPI, 2013)
    South African fly ash has been shown to be a useful feedstock for the synthesis of some zeolites. The present study focuses on the effect of impeller design and agitation rates on the synthesis of zeolite Na-P1 which are ...
  • Waste minimization protocols for the process of synthesizing zeolites from South African coal fly ash 

    Du Plessis, Pieter W.; Ojumu, Tunde V.; Petrik, Leslie (MDPI, 2013)
    Production of a high value zeolite from fly ash has been shown to be an avenue for the utilization of South African fly ash which presently constitutes a huge disposal problem. The synthesis of zeolites Na-P1 and analcime ...
  • Synthesis and electronic properties of Alkyl- and alkyloxy-cucuminoids 

    Alsalim, Tahseen A.; Saeed, Bahjat Ali; Elias, Rita Sabah; Abbo, Hanna S.; Titinchi, Salam J. J. (Elsevier, 2013)
    Two series of p‐alkyl‐ and p‐alkoxy‐substituted curcuminoids were synthesized. The validity of the proposed structures was checked on the basis of their high resolution mass spectra as well as NMR, IR and electronic ...
  • Oxidation of benzoin catalyzed by oxovanadium (IV) schiff base complexes 

    Alsalim, Tahseen A.; Hadi, Jabbar S.; Ali, Omar N.; Abbo, Hanna S.; Titinchi, Salam J. J. (Chemistry Central, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: The oxidative transformation of benzoin to benzil has been accomplished by the use of a wide variety of reagents or catalysts and different reaction procedures. The conventional oxidizing agents yielded ...
  • Few-layer binder free graphene modified mercury film electrode for trace metal analysis by square wave anodic stripping voltammetry 

    Zbeda, Salma; Pokpas, Keagan; Titinchi, Salam J. J.; Jahed, Nazeem; Baker, Priscilla; Iwuoha, Emmanuel I. (ESG, 2013)
    A binding agent free graphene modified glassy carbon electrode in combination with an in situ plated mercury film electrode (Gr-GC-HgFE) was used as a highly sensitive electrochemical platform for the determination of Zn2+, ...
  • Nitric oxide (NO) regulates the expression of single-domain cystatins in glycine max (soybean) 

    Keyster, Marshall; Adams, Ruqaiyah; Klein, Ashwil; Ludidi, Ndiko (Southern Cross Publishing, 2013)
    Plant cystatins inhibit cysteine proteases and are important in regulating plant development and plant responses to biotic and abiotic stress. Furthermore, nitric oxide plays a signaling role in regulating plant responses ...
  • Diet of whale sharks Rhincodon typus inferred from stomach content and signature fatty acid analyses 

    Rohner, Christoph A.; Couturier, Lydie I. E.; Richardson, Anthony J.; Pierce, Simon J.; Prebble, Clare E. M.; Gibbons, Mark J.; Nichols, Peter D. (Inter Research, 2013)
    Whale sharks Rhincodon typus are large filter-feeders that are frequently observed feeding in surface zooplankton patches at their tropical and subtropical coastal aggregation sites. Using signature fatty acid (FA) ...