Research outputs

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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Stanfield, J.H. (2017) Socioemotional apartheid. February:Online.

In opposition to the smug claims of some South African thought leaders that unlike in other multiracial nations such as Brazil and the autho...

Peltzer, K., Pengpid, S., Sodi, T. & Toloza, S.C.M. (2017) Happiness and health behaviours among university students from 24 low, middle and high income countries. Journal of Psychology in Africa. 27(1):61-68.

The aim of this study was to examine health behaviours and happiness and associated factors in low, middle and high income countries. In a c...

Kruss, G. & Visser, M. (2017) Putting university-industry interaction into perspective: a differentiated view from inside South African universities. Journal of Technology Transfer. January:Online.

Firms and economic policy makers need an enhanced understanding of universities, in terms of what academics value and how they interact, if ...