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Research outputs: TECHNOLOGY

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2022 An analysis of the impact of technological innovation on productivity in South African manufacturing firms using direct measures of innovation

While manufacturing is regarded as important for economic growth, there is evidence that productivity in the South African manufacturing sec...

2021 Human rights and the fourth industrial revolution in South Africa

This book is based on the report emanating from the workshop hosted by the SAHRC on 5 and 6 March 2020 regarding the role of the SAHRC as an...

2021 A scoping review of mHealth use in South Africa

This scoping review synthesises evidence on mHealth in South Africa specifically related to the use and application of mobile technology, th...

2021 Comparing the relationship between using educational technology in mathematics and student achievement in South Africa and Germany

This study explored the relationship between educational technology and the mathematics achievement of South African and German students. Hi...