Articles by Author: Ralph Buij

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  1. Impact of human activities on the reproduction of Hooded Vultures <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> in Burkina Faso

    Impact of human activities on the reproduction of Hooded Vultures <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> in Burkina Faso

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    During the last decades, the critically endangered Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus has strongly declined across its African range. Although direct persecution has been suggested as a major cause of this decline, little is known about the impact of humans on...
  2. A description of selected grammatical characteristics of mine fanakalo

    A description of selected grammatical characteristics of mine fanakalo

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Linguistics
    Die strukturele verslag wat volg, ondersoek die sintaktiese, leksiko-semantiese en morfologiese eienskappe van Myn-Fanakalo. Met gebruik van data wat op 'n Transvaalse goudmyn in 1978 opgeneem is, beskryf ek eerstens die eenvoudigste sinstrukture in Fanakalo en in die besonder die...
  3. Role of the laboratory notebook in students’ acquisition of written scientific literacy

    Role of the laboratory notebook in students’ acquisition of written scientific literacy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Linguistics
    In hierdie artikel kyk ons na die verwerwing van studente se wetenskaplike geletterdheid deur die skryf van 'n belangrike wetenskaplike genre: die Laboratoriumnotaboek. Ons soek getuienis van ryp wetenskaplike skryfwerk in ons monster van Fisika-Laboratoriumnotaboeke wat deur eerstejaarstudente gehou word...
  4. Inducting Researchers Through Oppositional (?) Discourse

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Applied Language Studies
    This article reports on ‘synthesis writing’: the key interactive literacy event in the MA programme in Applied Linguistics at the University of Natal, completed mainly by students from marginalised communities. The principal intended outcome of the programme is that students...
  5. Functional Calculus, Integral Representations, and Banach Space Geometry

    Functional Calculus, Integral Representations, and Banach Space Geometry

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    On suitable Banach spaces, the existence of a certain functional calculus for an operator is equivalent to that operator having a certain integral repreaentation with respect to some family of projections. In this paper we consider the problem of identifying...
  6. Do beliefs about science limit access to the science discourse community? The evidence of laboratory sessions

    Do beliefs about science limit access to the science discourse community? The evidence of laboratory sessions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    While the shortage of black South Africans who are qualified in the sciences and applied sciences is severe, political changes have already begun to provide fairer access to tertiary study in these fields. Examining the role of subtler and more...
  7. Variable discursive constructions of three genres of science

    Variable discursive constructions of three genres of science

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The present study reports on a comparison of the research article, university textbook and science news article as a preamble to capturing ideological differences between these three genres of scientific writing. The linguistic dimension to the comparison relies on Systemic...