Prof. Johann Louw retires at the end of 2016
Emeritus Associate Professor Andy Dawes' pays him tribute.
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.


Friday, 22 June 2018
Psychology department in world's top 150

In a recent release by the QS World University Rankings, our department was the only Psychology department in Africa placed in the top 150.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 18:15
Michelle Hoogenhout receives accolades in Australia

Michelle Hoogenhout's doctoral research was well-received at a major international conference in Australia.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 09:00
International Best Undergraduate Paper Award for UCT Psychology Students

A  group of third-year Undergraduate Students from our Applied Cognitive Science course was awarded the first prize in the annual American Psychology-Law Society’s Best Undergraduate Paper Award.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 09:30
Associate Professor Sally Swartz releases new book, Homeless Wanderers

Associate Professor Sally Swartz's new book explores the experiences and journeys of those needing mental health care in the Cape Colony during the 19th Century.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 17:15