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  • The Q/U imaging experiment instrument 

    Biscoff, C.; Brizius, A.; Zwart, J.; Buder, I.; Chinone, Y.; Cleary, K.; Dumoulin, R. N.; Kusaka, A.; Monsalve, R.; Næss, S. K.; Newburgh, L. B.; Nixon, G.; Reeves, R.; Smith, K. M.; Vanderlinde, K.; Wehus, I. K.; Bogdan, M.; Bustos, R.; Church, S. E.; Davis, Robert; Dickenson, C.; Eriksen, H. K.; Gaier, T.; Gundersen, J. O.; Hasegawa, M.; Hazumi, M.; Holler, C.; Huffenberger, K. M.; Imbriale, W. A.; Ishidoshiro, K.; Jones, M. E.; Kangaslahti, P.; Kapner, D. J.; Lawrence, C. R.; Leitch, E. M.; Limon, M.; McMahon, J. J.; Miller, A. D.; Nagai, M.; Nguyen, H.; Pearson, T. J.; Piccirillo, L.; Radford, S. J. E.; Readhead, A. C. S.; Richards, J. L.; Samtleben, D.; Seiffert, M.; Shepherd, M. C.; Staggs, S. T.; Tajima, O.; Thompson, K. L.; Williamson, R.; Winstein, B.; Wollack, E. J. (The American Astronomical Society, 2013)
    The Q/U Imaging ExperimenT (QUIET) is designed to measure polarization in the cosmic microwave background, targeting the imprint of inflationary gravitational waves at large angular scales(∼1◦). Between 2008 October and ...
  • A qualitative assessment of South African adolescents’ motivations for and against substance use and sexual behavior 

    Patrick, Megan E.; Palen, Lori-Ann; Caldwell, Linda L.; Gleeson, Sarah; Smith, E.D.; Wegner, Lisa (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)
    Focus groups (N 5 15 groups; 8 with girls, 7 with boys) with adolescents in high schools near Cape Town, South Africa, were used to conduct a qualitative investigation of reported reasons for using and not using substances ...
  • A qualitative study of referring agents’ perceptions of access barriers to inpatient substance abuse treatment centres in the Western Cape 

    Isobell, Deborah; Kamaloodien, Kamal; Savahl, Shazly (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Background: Despite empirical support for the individual and public health benefits of treating substance use disorders (SUDs) , access to these services is impeded by several barriers. Although many studies on access ...
  • "Quality is bound up with our values" - Evaluating the quality of mentoring programmes 

    McMillan, Wendy; Parker, M.E. (Routledge, 2005)
    This paper discusses quality evaluation of health sciences mentoring programmes. The discussion highlights the way in which perceptions of what constitutes quality shape evaluative purposes. Potential tensions between ...
  • Quality of HIV counselling in South Africa 

    Mohlabane, Neo; Peltzer, Karl; Mwisongo, Aziza; Ntsepe, Yoliswa; Tutshana, Bomkazi; van Rooyen, Heidi; Knight, Lucia (Kamla-Raj, 2015)
    HIV counselling and testing (HCT) has become increasingly available in South Africa since the 1990s. Over 4500 public health facilities offer client and provider-initiated HIV counselling and testing. Counselling and testing ...
  • Quality of home-based rapid HIV testing by community lay counsellors in a rural district of South Africa 

    Jackson, Debra; Naik, Reshma; Doherty, Tanya; Tabana, Hanani; Pillay, Mogiluxmi; Madurai, Savathee; Zembe, Wanga (International Aids Society, 2013)
    INTRODUCTION: Lack of universal, annual testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in health facilities suggests that expansion of HIV testing and counselling (HTC) to non-clinical settings is critical to the achievement ...
  • Quality of life amongst young adults with stroke living in Kenya 

    Muli, G.; Rhoda, Anthea (Makerere University Medical School, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: The world has been experiencing an increase of stroke among young adults. Occurrence of stroke in young adults dramatically affects the quality of life of the individuals. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the quality ...
  • The quality of life of HIV-infected and non-infected women post-caesarean section delivery 

    Reddy, Preshani; Frantz, Jose M. (AOSIS OpenJournals Publishing AOSIS (Pty) Ltd, 2017)
    There is a dearth of literature on the postnatal quality of life (QoL) of women. This study aimed to determine to QoL of HIV-infected and non-infected women post-caesarean section delivery. This prospective, longitudinal ...
  • Quantification and identification of sperm subpopulations using computer-aided sperm analysis and species-specific cut-off values for swimming speed 

    Maree, Liana; van der Horst, Gerhard (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    Motility is an essential characteristic of all fl agellated spermatozoa and assessment of this parameter is one criterion for most semen or sperm evaluations. Computer-aided sperm analysis (CASA) can be used to measure ...
  • Quartering the city in discourse and bricks: Articulating urban change in a South African enclave 

    Rink, Bradley M. (Springer, 2016)
    Focusing on the urban enclave in Cape Town known as De Waterkant, this paper examines the product and process of ‘quartering’ urban space—shaping urban space as the locus for the symbolic framing of culture. This paper ...
  • Que(e)rying Cape Town: touring Africa’s gay capital with the pink map 

    Rink, Bradley M. (Centre for Geographical Studies: Lisbon, 2013)
    Since 1999, Cape Town’s Pink Map has attempted to provide local and international visitors alike with a cartographic representation of the city’s queer landscape. This paper engages with the archive provided by more than ...
  • A query-based SMS translation in information access system 

    Adesina, Ademola Olusola; Agbele, Kehinde K.; Azeez, Nureni A.; Abidoye, Ademola P. (Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering & Sciences Publication Pvt. Ltd., 2011)
    Mobile technology has contributed to the evolution of several media of communication such as chats, emails and short message service (SMS) text. This has significantly influenced the traditional standard way of expressing ...
  • Race, class and restorative justice: achilles heel, glass ceiling or crowning glory 

    Sloth-Nielsen, Julia; Gallinetti, Jacqui; Redpath, Jean (Juta Law, 2004)
    This article reports on a research project aimed at assessing the impact of race and class disparity in restorative justice processes in South Africa. It was conducted against the backdrop of the inclusion of family group ...
  • Race, resistance and translation: the case of John Buchan’s UPrester John 

    Wittenberg, Hermann (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2011)
    In postcolonial translation studies, increasing attention is being given to the asymmetrical relationships between dominant and indigenous languages. This paper argues that John Francis Cele’s UPrester John (1958), is not ...
  • Racial desegregation and the institutionalisation of ‘race’ in university governance: The case of the University of Cape Town 

    Luescher-Mamashela, Thierry (Faculty of Education, University of the Free State, 2009-12)
    The racial desegregation of the student bodies of historically white universities in South Africa has had significant political implications for student politics and university governance. I discuss two key moments in ...
  • Radio advert for the Division of Lifelong Learning (UWC) 

    Division for Lifelong Learning (University of the Western Cape, 1999)
    Radio advertisement for the Division of Lifelong Learning (DLL) at the University of the Western Cape.
  • Radio-loud active calactic nucleus: is there a link between luminosity and cluster environment? 

    Ineson, J.; Croston, J. H.; Jarvis, Matt; Hardcastle, M.J.; Evans, D. A.; Kraft, R. P. (American Physical Society, 2013)
    We present here the first results from the Chandra ERA (Environments of Radio-loud AGN) Large Project, characterizing the cluster environments of a sample of 26 radio-loud active galactic nuclei (AGNs) at z ∼ 0.5 that ...
  • Radiographic exposure during pregnancy 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A 28 year old woman in her first trimester of pregnancy attends the dental surgery as a new patient. She presents with a periapical abscess on her first molar tooth and expresses concern about the numerous unfilled cavities ...
  • Randomised controlled trials in educational research: Ontological and epistemological limitations 

    Rowe, Michael; Oltmann, C. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
    Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are a valued research method in evidence-based practice in medical and clinical settings because they are associated with a particular ontological and epistemological perspective that ...
  • Randomized community-level HIV prevention intervention trial for men who drink in South African alcohol-serving venues 

    Kalichman, Seth C.; Simbayi, Leickness C.; Cain, Demetria; Carey, Kate B.; Carey, Michael P.; Eaton, Lisa; Harel, Ofer; Mehlomakhulu, Vuyelwa; Mwaba, Kelvin (2013)
    South African alcohol-serving establishments (i.e., shebeens) offer unique opportunities to reduce HIV risks among men who drink. Purpose: To test an individual- and a social structural-level HIV prevention intervention ...