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Speech technology for development working towards impact / Etienne Barnard
(Vanderbijlpark : North-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus, 2013-02-01)
Providind people in under-served communities with information access could be of great social value. I discuss some of our attempts during the past decade to create systems based on speech technology which can be used for ...
The importance of being multilingual / Susan Coetzee-Van Rooy
(Vanderbijlpark : North-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus, 2013-02-06)
In this lecture I want to focus on the importance of being multilingual. To start with, I will briefly explore the reality that today the majority of people across the world are multilingual. . This phenomenon is driven ...
Uranium pollution of water : a global perspective on the situation in South Africa / Frank Winde
(Vanderbijlpark : North-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus, 2013-02-13)
Vulnerable, but invincible? ecosystemic pathways to South African youths' resilience / L.C. Theron
The earliest studies of resilience (Anthony & Cohler, 1987; Werner & Smith, 1982) posited that resilient young people were "vulnerable, but invincible" (Werner, 1996) or even "invulnerable" (Anthony & Cohler, 1987). At ...
Impressions on conducting and reporting interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary environmental research in South Africa a historian's perspective / Elize S. Van Eeden
(Vanderbijlpark :|bNorth-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus, 2013-02-01)
Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I would get the opportunity in my academic lifetime to combine, into one inaugural lecture, my regional history research experience in a wide variety of disciplinary fields, ...