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Attitudes towards the death penalty: a cross-cultural investigation
(University of the Free State, 2005-11)
The purpose of this study was to determine people’s attitudes towards the death penalty. The aims of this research study were achieved by gathering data from a number of respondents aged 16 and older at several churches ...
Variation in chemical composition of Harpagophytum species as function of age and locality
(University of the Free State, 2009-12)
English: Dried tubers, growing on secondary roots of Harpagophytum procumbens subsp. procumbens are widely used as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory medicine against arthritis and other chronic pain conditions. Tubers ...
An innovative approach to the teaching and learning of Hellenistic Greek as a classical language: planning and validation
(University of the Free State, 2011-05)
“Teaching is the purposeful creation of situations from which motivated learners should not be able to escape without learning or developing.” (Cowan 2006:100) Four educational action research questions directed the study. ...
The biology of gnathiid isopod parasites and their role as vectors of fish blood parasites in South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2000-12)
English: Research on marine fish parasites has been largely neglected in South Africa. This is especially true for the temporary fish parasites of the isopod family Gnathiidae and fish blood parasites of the family ...
Quantification of the impact of irrigation on the aquifer underlying the Vaalharts irrigation scheme
(University of the Free State, 2003-11)
Abstract not available
Community profile analysis of the Free State and the identification of the information infrastructure: a higher education community engagement project
(University of the Free State, 2007-05)
The overarching purpose of the study is: to compile a comprehensive database of the information infrastructures in the Free State province and investigate/determine how information from the database can be utilised by ...
The health and nutritional status of HIV positive women (25-44 years) in Mangaung
(University of the Free State, 2005)
English: Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, which has caused millions of deaths, with more expected, particularly in developing countries like South Africa, where poverty ...
The role of treatment buddies in the public-sector antiretroviral programme in the Free State Province
(University of the Free State, 2010-05)
Recent advances in antiretroviral treatments have simplified dosing regimens for people living with HIV. Yet, typical regimens still remain far more complex than treatments for other health conditions and adherence continue ...
Financial benchmarking analysis: Northern Cape farmers
(University of the Free State, 2011-11)
English: The primary objective of the study was to develop a financial measurement-based benchmarking system for GWK on the financial status of their producers. Financial benchmarking systems provide the producers with ...
The neuropsychological and psychosocial development of children and adolescents with lipoid proteinosis
(University of the Free State, 2014-01)
English: Lipoid proteinosis (LiP) is a rare hereditary disease, which often results in bilateral, symmetrical and circumscribed calcifications in the mesial temporal region (especially the amygdala). While studies on the ...