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Research outputs: PUBLIC PERCEPTION

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2012 Public perception of drinking water safety in South Africa 2002-2009: a repeated cross-sectional study

In low and middle income countries, public perceptions of drinking water safety are relevant to promotion of household water treatment and t...

2011 "Imbi indlela eyihamba kuyo, okokuqala nje": report on focus group discussions with migrant workers resident in vicinity of proposed N2 route from Port Edward to Lusikisiki

As part of the research project to determine public perceptions regarding the possible construction of a new section of the N2 between Port ...

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2010 Exploring environmental consciousness in South Africa

This paper explores the relationships between perceptions, behaviors and awareness regarding four environmental conditions in South Africa: ...

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2009 Science and the publics: a review of public understanding of science studies

Science and technology touches the lives of all - we meet science and technology in our roles as citizens, workers, consumers, policymakers ...

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