Research & Publications

Research projects

The Ford Foundation Research Equipment Survey
HSRC Time-use studies for researchers in SA NRF The contribution of Public Science to Technology. Academic Entrepreneurship in SA
ASSAF Scientometric assessment of South African articles and journals DST Academic Programme in Science Communication
DST The State of Nano-research in SA NRF Investigation on the decline of number of evaluated researchers
HESA Assessing the third mission of the Universities in SA DST International best practise in the management of science, technology and innovation
DTI Evaluation of THRIP and SPII DST International S&T Country profiles
Current: o NRF Grant Project FA 200504170001: Governance of Public Research in South Africa
o NRF Grant Project FA 2005041100038: The socio-economic impact of renewable energy. c. Research Output: Journal Articles, ITI Reports and Conference Proceedings
 

ARTICLES

Anastassios Pouris & Yuh-Shan Ho "Research emphasis and collaboration in Africa" Scientometrics (2014) 98: 2169-2184

R. Inglesi-Lotz & A Pouris "The influence of scientific research output of academics on economic growth in South Africa: an autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) application" Scientometrics (2013) 95: 129-139

Anastassios Pouris "Scientometric research in South Africa and successful policy instruments"
Scientometrics (2012), Vol 91, pp 317-325

R. Inglesi-Lotz, A. Pouris "Energy efficiency in South Africa: A decomposition exercise" Energy 42 (2012) 113-120

R. Inglesi-Lotz, A Pouris "The influence of scientific research output of academics on economic growth in South Africa: an autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) application" Scientometrics - Published on line: 21 July 2012.

Martin Kaggwa, Jasper L Steyn and Anastassios Pouris "Modeling effects of incentives for industry competitiveness using a system dynamics approach" International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Vol 9 No. 3 (2012)

Anastassios Pouris "Science in South Africa: The dawn of renaissance?" S Afr J Sci 2012; 108 (7/8)

R. Inglesi-Lotsa*, A Pourisb, "Energy efficiency in South Africa: A decomposition exercise", Energy (2012) Vol 42, pp 113-120

Anastassios Pouris "Scientometric research in South Africa and successful policy instruments" Scientometrics (2012) Vol 91, pp 317-325

Inglesi-Lotz, R, Dr and Prof Anastassios Pouris "Scientometric impact assessment of a research policy instrument: the case of rating researchers of scientific outputs in South Africa" Scientometrics (2011) ,  Vol. 88 - nr 3 - pp 747-760 A Pouris, Prof and A Pouris "Patents and Economic Development in South Africa: Managing intellectual property rights",  South African Journal of Science (2011), Vol 107, pp 11-12

Anthipi Pouris and Anastassios Pouris "Scientometrics of a Pandemic: HIV AIDS Research in South Africa and the World" Scientometrics (2011) 86 (2)
541-552 Thopil GA and A Pouris "An overview of the electricity externality analysis in South Africa within the international context" South African Journal of
Science (2010) vol 106 no 11/12 p1-6

Inglesi Roula, Pouris Anastassios "Forecasting electricity demand in South Africa: a critique of Eskom's projections" South African Journal of Science (2010) vol 106 no. 1-2, Pages 50-53

Pouris Anastassios " A scientometric assessment of the Southern Africa Development Community: Science in the tip of Africa" Scientometrics Volume: 85 Issue: 1 Pages 145-154, Oct 2010

Pouris Anastassios "Still a way to go for South Africa's science revolution" Nature Volume 463 Issue: 7282 Pages: 729-729 Feb 11 2010

Pouris Anastassios "A scientometric assessment of the Southern Africa Development Community: science in the tip of Africa" Scientometrics, Volume 85 Issue 1 Pages: 145-154

Lubango M. Louis and Anastassios Pouris Is patenting activity impeding the academic performance of South African University Researchers?" Technology in Society (2009) 31:315-324  doi:10.1016/j.techsoc.2009.03.011 

Molatudi M, Molotja N. and Pouris A "A bibliometric study of bioinformatics research in South Africa" Scientometrics (2009) 81(1): 47-59

Anastassios Pouris Quantitative assessment of South Africa’s inventive outputs: International patent analysis” SA J of Industrial Engineering (2009) Volume 20 - no. 1 - pages 13-29

Anastassios Pouris and Anthipi Pouris The State of Science and Technology in Africa (2000-2004): A Scientometric Assessment” International Journal Scientometrics (2009) Vol. 79 (2) 297-309

Anastassios PourisFluorine Research in South Africa and Four benchmarking Countries: Comparative Mapping and Assessment Scientometrics (2009) 78 (1) 131-143

Jeenah Mohammed, Pouris Anastassios "South African research in the context of Africa and globally" South African Journal of science, Volum 104 Issue 9-10 Pages: 351-354 - Sep-Oct 2008

Anthipi Pouris and Anastassios Pouris “Biotechnology Research in South Africa: A Benchmarking Exercise” Journal of Business Chemistry (2009) 6 (1) 31-41

Mohammed Jeenah and Anastassios Pouris “South African Research in the Context of Africa and Globally” SAJ of Science (2008) 104 (9/10), 351-354

Roula Inglesi and Anastassios Pouris “Where are our Universities going? A review twenty years later” SAJ of Science (2008) 104 (9/10), 345-48

Anastassios Pouris “Energy & Fuels Research in South Africa: A Comparative Assessment and Mapping” The Open Information Science Journal (2008) 1: 1-9

Pouris Anastassios "The international performance of the South African academic institutions: a citation assessment" Highter Education, Volume 54, issue: 4 Pages: 501-509

Anastassios Pouris “Nano scale research in South Africa: a mapping exercise based on scientometrics” Scientometrics. (2007) Vol. 70, No 3, 541-553 (IF 2006 1.363) 

Anastassios Pouris “The National Research Foundation Rating System: Why Scientists let their Ratings Lapse?” South African Journal of Science, (2007) 103 (11/12) 439-442

Martin Kaggwa, Anastassios Pouris and Jasper Steyn ”Sustaining Automotive Industry Growth in South Africa: A Review of the first Five Years of the Motor Industry Development Program” SA Journal of Economic History (2007) 22 51-73

Lubango M. Louis and Anastassios Pouris “Industry Work Experience and Inventive Capacity of South African Academic Researchers” Technovation: The International Journal of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology Management   (2007) 27, 788-796 doi:10.1016/j.technovation.2007.05.013

Anastassios Pouris Estimating R&D Expenditures in the Higher Education Sector – A Review of Approaches Used to Identify Time Academics Spend on R&D Minerva (2007) 45:3-16,  DOI: 10.1007/s11024-006-9018-7 (IF 2006 0.479)

Wentzel Marlett, Pouris Anastassios "The development impact of solar cookers: A review of solar cooking impact research in South Africa" Energy Policy, Volume: 35 Issue: 3 Pages: 1909-1919 Mar 2007

Anastassios Pouris “Is Fundamentalism a Threat to Science: a response from scientometrics” Scientometrics (2007) vol. 71, no. 2, 392-338, DOI 10.1007/s11192-007-1673-4 (IF 2006 1.363)

Marlett Wentzel and Anastassios Pouris The development impact of solar cookers: A review of solar cooking impact research in South Africa Energy Policy (2007) 35 (3) 1909-1919

Martin Kaggwa, Anastassios Pouris and Jasper Steyn “South Africa’s Government Support of the Automotive Industry: Prospects of the Productive Asset Allowance” Development SA Journal (2007) Vol. 24 No. 5  p 681-691

Anastassios Pouris “The International Performance of the South African Academic Institutions: A Citation Assessment” Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning (SpringerLink) online, DOI 10.1007/s10734-006-9034-4    (2007) Vol. 54 No4 501-509 (IF 0.639)

Pouris Anastassios "Estimating R&D expenditures in the higher education sector" Minerva Volume: 45 Issue: 1 Pages: 3-16 Mar 2007

Mohohlo Molatudi and Anastassios Pouris “Assessing the Knowledge Base for Biotechnology in South Africa: A Bibliometric Analysis of South African Microbiology and Molecular Biology and Genetics Research” Scientometrics 2006 Vol. 68(1): 97-108 (IF 1.363)

Anastassios Pouris “Assessing Scientific Strengths of Academic Institutions: the University of Pretoria” SAJ of Science (2006) 102:23-26 (IF 0.602)

Manoli Piperakis and Anastassios Pouris ‘The State of Research Equipment in South Africa: Towards Best Practice” SA Journal of Industrial Engineering (May 2006) 17(1): 75-90

Anastassios Pouris “Technological performance judged by American patents awarded to South African inventors” SA Journal of Science (May 2005) 101:221-224 (IF 0.764)

Anastassios Pouris “Transport Research in South Africa: A Quantitative Assessment.” Science & Public Policy (2005) 32(3):1-4. 

Anastassios Pouris “An assessment of the impact and visibility of South African Journals” Scientometrics (2005), 62(2): 213-222 (IF 1.738)

Anastassios Pouris “Administered prices in South Africa: the example of Telkom’s tariffs” SA Journal of Science 100, December 2004. (IF 0.549)

Anastassios Pouris “Evaluating the impact and visibility of a multidisciplinary journal: South African Journal of ScienceSA Journal of Science 100, December 2004 (IF 0.549)

Anastassios Pouris “Towards a South African R&D Tax Incentives Scheme – Fiscal Policies and Welfare Benefits” SA Journal of Science, 99:195-199, May/June 2003 (IF 0.930)

Anastassios Pouris “Assessing Public Support for Biotechnology in South Africa” SA Journal of Science, 99:513-516, November/December 2003 (IF 0.930)

Anastassios Pouris “South Africa’s Research Publication Record: The Last 10 Years” SA Journal of Science, 99:425-428, September/October 2003 (IF 0.930)

Anastassios Pouris and Linda Richter (2000) “Investigation into State Funded Research Journals in South Africa” South African Journal of Science 96 (3): 98-104

Anastassios Pouris “The Writing on the Wall of South African Science: A Scientometric Assessment” SA Journal of Science,  92, Jun 1996

Anastassios Pouris “Towards a Metric of Organisational Structures for S&T Policy: the Concept of Science Policy Space” SA Journal of Science  91, Oct 1995

Anastassios Pouris “Science and Technology Policy in South Africa: A System in Transition” Science and Technology Policy 7(6), 1994, UK

Anastassios Pouris “Is Scientometrics in a Crisis?” International Journal of Scientometrics 30(2-3), Jun.-Aug. 1994

Anastassios Pouris “Economies of Scale in Science and Technology Agencies” International Journal of Scientometrics 28(3):401-406, 1993

Anastassios Pouris “The International Competitiveness of the South African R&D Fiscal Environment” SA Journal of Science 89(10):469-470, Oct. 1993

Anastassios Pouris “Understanding and Appreciation of Science among South African Teenagers” SA Journal of Science 89(2):68-69, Feb. 1993

Anastassios Pouris “Economic Sanctions and R&D” International Journal of Scientometrics 25(3):415-424, 1992

A van Vuuren and Anastassios Pouris “Engineering Education in South Africa: is it going the way it should?” SA Journal of Science 88(11-12):549-551, Nov./Dec. 1992

Anastassios Pouris “Towards a more Responsive and Accountable Framework for the Scientific Councils in South Africa” SA Journal of Science 88(9-10),:465-468, Sept. /Oct. 1992

Anastassios Pouris “Perspectives on the Institutional Framework for Science and Technology Policy-making” SA Journal of Science 88(2):90-94, Feb. 1992

Anastassios Pouris “Identifying areas of strength in South African Technology” International Journal of Scientometrics 21(1):23-35, 1991

Anastassios Pouris “Understanding and Appreciation of Science by the Public in South Africa” SA Journal of Science 87(8):358-359, Aug. 1991

Anastassios Pouris “Evaluating Evaluation: Fourth Generation Evaluation" — E Guba & YS Lincoln”  Review article. South African Journal of Science 87(7):343. July 1991

Anastassios Pouris “Where are our Universities going?” SA Journal of Science 87(6):218, Jun. 1991

Anastassios Pouris “Effects of funding Policies on Research Publications in South Africa” SA Journal of Science 87(3-4):78-81, Mar/Apr. 1991

Anastassios Pouris “Scientometric Assessment of Agricultural Research in South Africa” International Journal of Scientometrics 17(5-6):383-95, 1989

Anastassios Pouris “Strengths and Weaknesses of South African ScienceSA Journal of Science 85:623-26, Oct. 1989

A.A. Eberhard, B.J. Dickson and A. Pouris “Household Fuel Transition Patterns in BophuthatswanaEnergy Policy 17(4):424-25, Aug. 1989

Anastassios Pouris “Evaluating Science Academic Institutions in South AfricaJournal of the American Society for Information Science 40(4):269-72, Jul. 1989

Anastassios Pouris “Peer Review in Scientifically Small CountriesR&D Management 18(4):333-40, Oct. 1988

Anastassios Pouris “Assessing Basic Research in South AfricaSA Journal of Science 84:544-46, Jul. 1988

Anastassios Pouris “The Structure and Sources of Energy ScienceEnergy Policy 301-4, Jun. 1988

Anastassios Pouris “On the Economics of Nuclear and coal-Fired Electricity GenerationSA Journal of Economics 55(4):407-24, Dec. 1987

Anastassios Pouris and R. K. Dutkiewicz “Social Cost of Energy in South AfricaSA Journal of Sociology 18(4):129-32, Nov. 1987

Anastassios Pouris “The Price Elasticity of Electricity Demand in SA” Applied Economics 19(9):1269-77, Sept. 1987, UK

Anastassios Pouris and Anthipi Pouris “Structure of Energy-related Literature: an Application of Citation Analysis” SA Journal of Science 83:138-42, Mar 1987

Anastassios Pouris “The Cost of Photovoltaics in South AfricaEnergy - an International Journal 12(2):117-121, 1987, USA

Anastassios Pouris “The Effects of Mergers on the Trade Component of the Balance of Payments - The British EvidenceSA Journal of Business Management 18(1):21-28, 1987

Anastassios Pouris “The Future Cost of Uranium Enrichment: Technology and Economics” Energy Policy pp 558-567, Dec, 1986, UK

Anastassios Pouris “Fuel Types and Energy Efficiency” Energy Policy pp454-455 October 1986

Anastassios Pouris “The South African Journal of Science: A Bibliometric Evaluation” SA Journal of Science 82:401-2, Aug. 1986

Anastassios Pouris “Price and Income Elasticity’s of Electricity Demand in South Africa” SA Journal of Science 82:286-8, Jun. 1986

Anastassios Pouris “Future Sources of Thermal Efficiency in Generation Technology” Energy - an International Journal 11(9):853-859, 1986, USA

Anastassios Pouris “The Demand for Electricity in South Africa - A Survey” Journal of the South African Mechanical Engineer 36(1):14-20, Jan. 1986

 Anastassios Pouris “The Price of Gold in the Year 2000 - A Forecast” SA Journal of Business Management 17(1):43-47, Jan.1986

 Anastassios Pouris “Forecasting System Thermal Efficiencies in Technology Importing Countries” Technological Forecasting and Social Change 28(4):335-350, Jul. 1985

 Anastassios Pouris “The Economic Disturbance Theory and the Merger Activity in Britain - An Empirical Investigation”

SA Journal of Business Management 16(3), 1985

 Anastassios Pouris “Mergers and the Behaviour of the Stock Market - The British Experience” Business Economist 15(2), Summer 1984

 Anastassios Pouris “Corrosion in the Offshore Structures - A Survey” Engineering Designer 10(6), Nov. 1984

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