Earlier this month the psychology department awarded Professor Cheryl de la Rey the Social Change award. This event was instituted in 2008, and the idea was to identify psychologists who had made and are making important contributions to social change in South Africa.
Prof De la Rey, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria. In her lecture, entitled “Psychology: Private – Public Good?”, presented during the award ceremony Prof De la Rey, provided an overview of trends within South African psychology over the last 40 years and reflected on the current debate in Higher Education pertaining to the role of psychology in South Africa.
Please click on the link Social Change 2012 to read more
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