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September 2014: Rhodes University Science & Pharmacy Faculties - publications/conference papers, etc.

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ALBANY MUSEUM : Prestianni, C. & Gess, R.W., 2014. The rooting system of Leptophloeum Dawson: New material from the Upper Devonian, Famennian Witpoort Formation of South Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 209, pp.35–40. Available at:

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY : De Almeida, L.K.S. et al., A novel colorimetric sensor strip for the detection of glyphosate in water. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. Available at:

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MICROBIOLOGY : Perissinotto, R. et al., 2014. Tufa stromatolite ecosystems on the South African south coast. South African Journal of Science, 110(9/10), pp.1–8. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : De Almeida, L.K.S. et al., A novel colorimetric sensor strip for the detection of glyphosate in water. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : D’Souza, S., Moeno, S. & Nyokong, T., Effects of ZnO nanohexagons and nanorods on the fluorescence behaviour of metallophthalocyanines. Polyhedron. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : Fashina, A., Amuhaya, E. & Nyokong, T., A comparative photophysicochemical study of phthalocyanines encapsulated in core-shell silica nanoparticles. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : Khoza, P. & Nyokong, T., 2014. Photocatalytic behavior of phthalocyanine-silver nanoparticle conjugates supported on polystyrene fibers. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 395, pp.34–41. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : Mashazi, A.M.P. & Nyokong, T., Characterization of electrodes modified by one pot or step by step electro-click reaction and axial ligation of iron tetracarboxyphthalocyanine. Electrochimica Acta. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : Nyoni, S. & Nyokong, T., 2014. Electrocatalytic behahiour of cobalt tetraamino-phthalocyanine in the presence of a composite of reduced graphene nanosheets and of multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Electrochimica Acta, 136, pp.240–249. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : Ogunlaja, A.S. et al., 2014. The Ratios of Vanadium-to-nickel and Phenanthrene-to-dibenzothiophene as Means of Identifying Petroleum Source and Classification of Nigeria Crude Oils. Petroleum Science and Technology, 32(19), pp.2283–2291. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : Ovaskainen, L. et al., Superhydrophobic polymeric coatings produced by rapid expansion of supercritical solutions combined with electrostatic deposition (RESS-ED). The Journal of Supercritical Fluids. Available at:

CHEMISTRY :, T. & Nyokong, T., Fluorescence behavior and singlet oxygen generating abilities of aluminium phthalocyanine in the presence of anisotropic gold nanoparticles. Journal of Luminescence. Available at:

CHEMISTRY : Veale, C.G.L. et al., Synthesis and MRSA PK inhibitory activity of thiazole containing deoxytopsentin analogues. Tetrahedron. Available at:

COMPUTER SCIENCE : Lesluyes, T. et al., 2014. Differential motif enrichment analysis of paired ChIP-seq experiments. BMC Genomics, 15(1), p.752. Available at:

COMPUTER SCIENCE : Machanick, P., 2014. Preliminary Thoughts on Services without Servers. In Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference. Port Elizabeth. Available at:

COMPUTER SCIENCENtinda, M., Thinyane, H. & Sieborger, I., 2014. m-Learning system enhancing mathematical concepts (m-LSEMC): A case study of University of Namibia and Rhodes. In IST-Africa Conference Proceedings, 2014. IST-Africa Conference Proceedings, 2014. pp. 1–13.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : Shackleton, S., 2014. Impacts of Climate Change on Food Availability: Non-Timber Forest Products. In B. Freedman, ed. Global Environmental Change. Handbook of Global Environmental Pollution. Springer Netherlands, pp. 695–700. Available at:

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE : Shackleton, S., Cobban, L. & Cundill, G., 2014. A gendered perspective of vulnerability to multiple stressors, including climate change, in the rural Eastern Cape, South Africa. Agenda, 0(0), pp.1–17. Available at:

GEOLOGY 2014 IMAposter :  Uncommon telluride compositions from Musariu, Apuseni Mts, #Romania.

GEOLOGY : Gelu Costin, B.F., 2014. Tokyoite and As-rich tokyoite: new occurrence in the manganese ore of the Postmasburg Manganese Field, South Africa.

GEOLOGY : Gelu Costin, E. negulescu, 2014. Cr-Mg-staurolite: highest Cr2O3 content in staurolite to date; example from quartz-free eclogites from Iezer Mts., South Carpathians, Romania.

HUMAN KINETICS AND ERGONOMICS : Davy, J., 2014. Good sleep, good health, good performance. It’s obvious, or is it? The importance of education programmes in general fatigue management. Ergonomics SA, 26(1), p.64.

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES RESEARCH : Wartenberg, R. & Booth, A.J., 2014. Video transects are the most appropriate underwater visual census method for surveying high-latitude coral reef fishes in the southwestern Indian Ocean. Marine Biodiversity, pp.1–14. Available at:

ICHTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE : Mwale, M., Kaiser, H. & Heemstra, P., 2014. Reproductive biology and distribution of Syngnathus temminckii and S. watermeyeri (Pisces: Syngnathidae) in southern Africa. African Journal of Marine Science, 36(2), pp.175–184. Available at:

ICTHYOLOGY AND FISHERIES SCIENCE : Bernard, A.T.F. et al., 2014. New possibilities for research on reef fish across the continental shelf of South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 110(9/10), pp.1–5. Available at:

MATHEMATICS : Hees, A., Minazzoli, O. & Larena, J., 2014. Observables in theories with a varying fine structure constant. arXiv:1409.7273 [astro-ph, physics:gr-qc]. Available at:

PHARMACY : Mohammadi, A. et al., 2014. Amoxicillin Removal from Aqueous Media Using Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, 23(2), pp.165–169. Available at:

PHARMACY : Natesan, S.K. et al., 2014. Structure-Based Prediction of Drug Distribution Across the Headgroup and Core Strata of a Phospholipid Bilayer Using Surrogate Phases. Molecular Pharmaceutics. Available at:

PHARMACY : Roderick B Walker, S.M.K., 2014. Development and Assessment of Gastroretentive Sustained Release Captopril Tablets.

PHYSICS AND ELECTRONICS : Weeren, R.J. van et al., 2014. LOFAR Low-band Antenna Observations of the 3C 295 and Boötes Fields: Source Counts and Ultra-steep Spectrum Sources. The Astrophysical Journal, 793(2), p.82. Available at:

PHYSICS & ELECTRONICS : Jelić, V. et al., 2014. Initial LOFAR observations of epoch of reionization windows: II. Diffuse polarized emission in the ELAIS-N1 field. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 568, p.A101. Available at:

STATISTICS : Shuttleworth-Edwards, A.B., Radloff, S.E. & Whitefield-Alexander, V.J., 2014. Vulnerability in Speed of Visuomotor Ability. In A. Niranjan & L. D. Lunsford, eds. Progress in Neurological Surgery. Basel: S. KARGER AG, pp. 213–225. Available at:

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY : Bernard, A.T.F. et al., 2014. New possibilities for research on reef fish across the continental shelf of South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 110(9/10), pp.1–5. Available at: Available at:

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY : Cockburn, J.J., Khumalo-Seegelken, B. & Villet, M.H., 2014. IziNambuzane: IsiZulu names for insects. South African Journal of Science, 110(9/10), pp.1–13. Available at:

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY : Lathlean, J.A., Not all space is created equal: Distribution of free space and its influence on heat-stress and the limpet Patelloida latistrigata. Journal of Thermal Biology. Available at:

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY :, R.J. et al., 2014. Hyperbenthic and pelagic predators regulate alternate key planktonic copepods in shallow temperate estuaries. Marine and Freshwater Research, 65(9), pp.791–801. Available at:

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY : Timm, A.E. & Brown, J.W., 2014a. A new genus of Grapholitini from Africa related to Thaumatotibia (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). Zookeys, (438), pp.113–128.

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY : Timm, A.E. & Brown, J.W., 2014b. A new genus of Grapholitini from Africa related to Thaumatotibia (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). ZooKeys, (438), pp.113–128. Available at:

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY : Uyi, O.O., Hill, M.P. & Zachariades, C., 2014. Variation in host plant has no effect on the performance and fitness-related traits of the specialist herbivore Pareuchaetes insulata. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, p.n/a–n/a. Available at:

ZOOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY : Whittington-Jones, B.M. et al., 2014. Habitat Selection by Transient African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus) in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Implications for Range Expansion. South African Journal of Wildlife Research, 44(2), pp.135–147. Available at:

ZOOLOGY & ENTOMOLOGY : Dalu, T., Richoux, N.B. & Froneman, P.W., 2014. Using multivariate analysis and stable isotopes to assess the effects of substrate type on phytobenthos communities. Inland Waters, 4(4), pp.397–412. Available at:

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