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.


Saturday, 16 February 2019
Professor Mark Solms

Professor Mark Solms has been awarded the prestigious Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award, which is considered to be the pre-eminent research prize on the African continent.

Publication Date:
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 09:30
Wahbie Long wins publication award

Associate Professor Wahbie Long has been awarded the 2017 Rika Van den Berg Prize for the best publication written by a first time contributor to the journal Psycho-analytic Psychotherapy in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 10:45
2017 class medalists

The 2017 class medalists in the undergraduate and Honours Psychology courses were honoured at a ceremony in the Psychology Department on 15th August.

Publication Date:
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 14:15
The Hub for Decolonial Feminist Psychology in Africa

The Hub for Decolonial Feminist Psychology in Africa was launched in the Psychology Department on the 11th April 2018. It was initiated by Associate Professor Floretta Boonzaier and Dr. Shose Kessi (pictured here with Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng, DVC for Research and Internationalisation, who gave an opening address at the launch). 

Publication Date:
Tue, 22 May 2018 - 10:30