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The Parenting for Lifelong Health team, which includes Prof. Cathy Ward, has put together some tips for parenting children during lockdown.
Prof. Cathy attended the INSPIRE Implementation Working Group meeting in Vienna, Austria. INSPIRE is an acronym for seven strategies for ending violence against children. Prof. Ward’s work on parenting programmes is included in the INSPIRE handbook.
Stijn de Leeuw, who is pursuing his PhD in Developmental Psychology at UCT, has been awarded the Patrice L Engle Dissertation Grant from the Society for Research in Child Development.
The Psychology Department’s Assoc. Prof. Shose Kessi has been appointed as the new Dean of the Humanities Faculty.
Prof. Catherine Ward, together with international research collaborators, has co-developed and evaluated a programme to improve positive parenting in lower resource contexts.
The 2018 class medalists in the undergraduate and Honours Psychology courses were honoured at a ceremony in the Psychology Department on 14th August 2019.
Professor Floretta Boonzaier and Dr Taryn van Niekerk, of the Hub for Decolonial Feminist Psychologies in Africa, are the co-editors of Decolonial Feminist Community Psychology, recently published by Springer.
Dr Josh Davis from Greenwich University visited the department in July 2019 to present his work on 'super-recognisers', conducted in collaboration with the metropolitan Police, London.
Julian Siebert, who completed his Honours and Research Masters in the UCT Psychology Department, recently received the award for best poster presentation at the Wolfson College Research Event at Cambridge University.
The Hub was honoured to host Prof. Nelson Maldonado-Torres in the Psychology Department.
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.
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.