Save the Children South Africa counts the cost of violence against children
On 23 November 2016, Save the Children South Africa released a report on the economic cost of violence against children.
Dr Wahbie Long to launch his new book
Dr Wahbie's new book, A History of 'Relevance' in Psychology, is the first attempt to historicize and theorise appeals for 'relevance' in Psychology.
Dr Wahbie Long discusses the decolonization of Psychology
In the wake of recent student movements for the decolonization of higher education, the Department of Psychology has discussed ways to make the science of Psychology more relevant to the South African context.
Dr Ross Balchin's book wins the BPS book award
Working with Brain Injury, by Dr Rudi Coetzer and Dr Ross Balchin, has been announced as the winner of the British Psychological Society (BPS) Book Award for 2016 - Practitioner Text.
Psychology department in world's top 150
In a recent release by the QS World University Rankings, our department was the only Psychology department from Africa placed in the top 150.


Monday, 25 March 2019
Prof. Colin Tredoux co-authors a new book on the consequences of child poverty.

Prof. Colin Tredoux, together with co-authors Jo Boyden, Andrew Dawes and Paul Dornan have just published Tracing the consequences of child poverty, with UK-based publisher Policy Press. The book reports on the findings of the Young Lives Study which traced 12.000 children in Ethiopia, Peru, Vietnam and India over 15 years.

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 15:00
Being part of the goalball standard

Deputy course convenor and Phd student Muya Koloko was appointed as manager of the Western Cape senior Goalball teams (men’s and women’s) for the 2019 South African Sports Association for the Physically Disabled and Visually Impaired (SASAPD) Nationals.

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 15:00
MC stands for Muya (clearly)!

Deputy course convenor and PhD student Muya Koloko has been appointed the master of ceremonies for UCT’s home games in the FNB Varsity Cup rugby competition for 2019.

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 14:45
ACSENT group presents at International Convention for Psychological Science in Paris

The social-emotion ACSENT group in the Department of Psychology presented a symposium on social-cognitive development in South Africa at the International Convention for Psychological Science in Paris, the international meeting of the Association for Psychological Science.  The group included Dr Nadine Lindinger, A/Prof. Susan Malcolm-Smith and Dr. Lea-ann Pileggi.  

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 14:45