Faculty of Natural Sciences

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Faculty of Natural Sciences


Welcome to the scholarship of the Faculty of Natural Sciences.

The Faculty is developing a reputation as an important centre of research in South Africa. It equips graduates with solid academic and research skills and gives them the ability to succeed in the market place.

Electronic theses and dissertations are available in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Repository .


South African institutions top THE Africa rankings pilot

Times Higher Education creates a top 15 table for Africa’s academies ahead of the inaugural THE Africa Universities Summit on 30-31 July

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Recent Submissions

  • Maartens, Roy; Abdalla, Filipe, B.; Jarvis, Matt; Santos, Mario, G. (Proceedings of Science, 2014)
    The new frontier of cosmology will be led by three-dimensional surveys of the large-scale structure of the Universe. Based on its all-sky surveys and redshift depth, the SKA is destined to revolutionize cosmology, in ...
  • Abdalla, Taha; Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Tucker, William David; Bagula, Antoine (Telkom, 2015)
    Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) have emerged as an alternative option to the wired networks in areas where wired deployment is unfeasible and/or costly. They have been widely adopted in community networks as these networks ...
  • Fadhal, Emad; Gamieldien, Junaid; Mwambene, Eric (2015)
    The successful determination of reliable protein interaction networks (PINs) in several species in the post-genomic era has hitherto facilitated the quest to understanding systems and structural properties of such networks. ...
  • Duma, Lindokuhle; Chininthorn, Prangnat; Glaser, Meryl; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2015)
    This paper presents the usability testing results for an authoring tool that generalises scenario creation for a tool called SignSupport. SignSupport is a mobile communication tool for Deaf people that currently runs ...
  • Susuman, Sathiya, A.; Ningpuanyeh, Wilson Chialepeh (PLoS, 2015)
    Having unprotected sex with multiple sexual partners (MSP) is the greatest risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among youths. Young people with MSPs are less ...