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A brief report of the South-Africa-Japan-University (SAJU) conference

On the 23rd of May 2019 I attended the South-Africa-Japan-University conference which was held at the Future Africa campus, at the university of Pretoria.

Gender Dynamics Seminar

The Psychology Department’s first staff seminar of the 2019 series was presented on Friday, 2 August. It was presented by Dr Zahra Tizro, originally from Iran and currently based at the University of East London, UK.

Old IQ tests not good for our kids, say experts

Educational psychologists described the widely used IQ test, Senior South African Individual Scales-Revised (SSAIS-R), as obsolete and not relevant to children growing up in the 21st century.

Postdoc wins prestigious award for pregnancy paper

Dr Ulandi du Plessis, a Rhodes University PhD graduate and postdoc fellow at the Critical Studies in Sexuality and Reproduction Unit, has been recognised by the British Psychological Society’s Psychology of Women and Equalities Section (POWES) and Feminism & Psychology after her submission on the governing of pregnancy in South Africa received 72/72 from the reviewers.

Engagement in Action - Episode 2