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Research outputs: PUBLIC PERCEPTION

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2013 Public perceptions of science and technology

In the international context, South Africa has a unique 'fingerprint' of public attitudes towards science, characterised by a complex and sh...

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2013 Community participation and service delivery: perceptions among residents in Cape Town

The aim of this article is to examine public perceptions of community engagement with local government, on the one hand, and public percepti...

2013 IEC state of democracy survey 2012

The main objectives of the DST funded research were as follows: * to develop and field a family-focused questionnaire as part of the 2012 S...

2013 A survey of energy related behaviour and perceptions in South Africa: the residential sector

The primary objective of this survey was to gather information about energy- related behaviour in South Africa. A similar survey was conduc...