Decolonization may be taken as a phase in the history of colonized people that is represented by a movement towards a critique of colonial effects during both colonialism and postcolonialism. While decolonization...
Complexity theory offers new ways of understanding how social-ecological systems function under pressure, for example how climate change related stressors may exacerbate competition over scarce resources...
Antibiotic resistant is a global problem that will only increase over time and is further highly relevant for the tuberculosis patients of South Africa. New drug targets and new approaches to develop novel...
Metal bioavailability-based approaches are used to predict the bioavailability of metals in surface waters and toxicity to aquatic organisms. Over the years, several bioavailability-based models have been...
Charles Darwin jotted in his notebook in 1838, ‘He who understands the baboon would do more towards metaphysics than Locke.’ Essentially, I am trying to answer Darwin’s call. I want to...
This project enables the completion of ongoing research that explores knowledge systems in the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean islands. Through the completion of a monograph of the same (provisional) title,...
Citizenship on Catfish Row focuses on three seminal works in the history of American culture: the first great film, D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation (1915); the first musical film, Oscar Hammerstein...
The decision by the South African Parliament in February 2018 to review the constitutional property clause possibly allowing for expropriation without compensation has fervently brought the land question...
Cardiovascular diseases cause most deaths worldwide, treatment involves use of biological vascular scaffolds, due to their capability of providing sufficient structural and biological support to tissues....
Science relies on numeric quantification, which can be traced back to Euclid, Galileo, and Newton. While  many now take this success for granted, some scientists have pondered the “unreasonable effectiveness ...
Social interactions are central to most organisms and the social environment experienced by an individual influences its behaviour and ultimately its (evolutionary) fitness. A challenging situation here...
The proposed project investigates the sacred landscapes of the southern arid margins of the Levant (now southern Jordan/Israel), as observed by the spatial distribution and the material culture of the...