Articles by Author: Luke Meiklejohn

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  1. A comparative analysis of risk measures: A portfolio optimisation approach

    A comparative analysis of risk measures: A portfolio optimisation approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    Investment portfolios are typically created to minimise the level of risk for a required level of return. This paper highlights the importance of the choice of risk metric in this process. The theoretical nature of volatility as a risk measure...
  2. Veld burning in giant's castle game reserve, natal Drakensberg

    Veld burning in giant's castle game reserve, natal Drakensberg

    A basic aim in the management of a wildlife reserve is to maintain ecological diversity. In the Giant's Castle Game Reserve the vegetation is largely composed of fire sub‐climax grasslands. Under the natural fire‐regime, before man influenced the system much,...
  3. CORRECTION

    CORRECTION

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
  4. An interdisciplinary method to harmonise ecology, economy and co-management: fisheries exploitation in Lake Nabugabo, Uganda

    An interdisciplinary method to harmonise ecology, economy and co-management: fisheries exploitation in Lake Nabugabo, Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Collective action theory predicts that natural resource management at a local level has a higher probability of success if territoriality and jurisdiction of the managerial institution are in synchrony with mobility and territoriality of the resource and exploitation patterns of...
  5. Objectifs et priorités pour la conservation des oiseaux et de la biodiversité d'Afrique

    Objectifs et priorités pour la conservation des oiseaux et de la biodiversité d'Afrique

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Biodiversity is facing an extinction crisis, with rates of species loss three orders of magnitude higher than average throughout geological history. However, neither biodiversity nor threats are randomly distributed around the planet, and so it is extremely important to target...
  6. Lactic acidosis, risk factors and predictive laboratory markers: a nested case control study in South Africa

    Lactic acidosis, risk factors and predictive laboratory markers: a nested case control study in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The incidence of antiretroviral therapy (ART)-induced lactic acidosis and its associated mortality may be reduced by appropriate dosing, risk stratification and early detection.
  7. Diseases on <em>Eucalyptus</em> species in Zimbabwean plantations and woodlots

    Diseases on <em>Eucalyptus</em> species in Zimbabwean plantations and woodlots

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    Zimbabwe embarked on planting Eucalyptus species in the early 1900s. Based on a robust breeding programme, it has become a major source of seed for other countries in and outside Africa. Tree health surveys conducted on Eucalyptus in some east...
  8. Rotaviruses and emerging picornaviruses as aetiological agents of acute gastroenteritis

    Rotaviruses and emerging picornaviruses as aetiological agents of acute gastroenteritis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    It is estimated that up to 40% of acute gastroenteritis cases are undiagnosed. Rotavirus is a primary aetiological agent, so the introduction of vaccines into the national immunisation programmes of many countries, including South Africa, has shown promise in reducing...