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9 01, 2023

Book Review: How I Lost My Mother – A Story of Life, Care and Dying

2023-01-09T09:13:06+02:00

Does life writing offer opportunities to reveal something about the nature of care? Leslie Swartz’s award-winning book, How I Lost My Mother (2021), illuminates many insights about the nature of care. The book tells, among other things, the circuitous route by which this prominent South African, Jewish psychologist came to [...]

Book Review: How I Lost My Mother – A Story of Life, Care and Dying2023-01-09T09:13:06+02:00
10 11, 2022

Making space for the unusual: A career in disability studies

2022-12-06T15:51:27+02:00

One day, long after A-rated researcher Prof Leslie Swartz of Stellenbosch University’s (SU’s) Department of Psychology has retired, a practical symbol of his dedication to the disability cause will remain: an elevator in the Krotoa Building on the main campus. Swartz first started advocating for better wheelchair access to the [...]

Making space for the unusual: A career in disability studies2022-12-06T15:51:27+02:00
10 10, 2022

News 24: Where do we begin in making mental health and wellbeing a global priority for all?

2022-10-10T08:49:54+02:00

Prioritising mental health is becoming more important than ever in the face of ongoing global health such as economic and social inequalities but addressing these problems can also make finding solutions seem like an insurmountable task, writes Bronwyne Coetzee and Maria Loades. Read full article here: https://www.news24.com/news24/opinions/columnists/guestcolumn/opinion-where-do-we-begin-in-making-mental-health-and-wellbeing-a-global-priority-for-all-20221010

News 24: Where do we begin in making mental health and wellbeing a global priority for all?2022-10-10T08:49:54+02:00
7 09, 2022

Doctoral and postdoctoral candidates – call for applications 2022

2022-09-07T17:01:57+02:00

Stellenbosch University- Department of Psychology Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships: Multilingualism in providing quality mental health care to migrants – needs, resources and practices. We invite applications for doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships under the auspices of this international study – we are part of a consortium with partners in Germany, the [...]

Doctoral and postdoctoral candidates – call for applications 20222022-09-07T17:01:57+02:00
13 12, 2021

PhD study aims to bring prominence to palliative care and spiritual care work

2021-12-13T16:37:08+02:00

When Dr Ronita Mahilall, Chief Executive Officer of St Luke’s Combined Hospices in Cape Town, lost her beloved husband and son 14 years ago, she searched for answers to her questions about life, death and what happens after we die. A devout Hindu, she became increasingly fascinated with spirituality and [...]

PhD study aims to bring prominence to palliative care and spiritual care work2021-12-13T16:37:08+02:00
8 12, 2021

South African Journal of Science Newsletter – Dec 2021

2021-12-08T14:13:10+02:00

View this email in your browser.   Looking back at 2021   This has been another busy and productive year for our journal.  I personally was lucky enough to join a very welcoming and productive team in January 2021, and it has been an honour and a pleasure to work [...]

South African Journal of Science Newsletter – Dec 20212021-12-08T14:13:10+02:00
26 11, 2021

Op reis in Darwiesj se poësie

2021-11-26T17:23:29+02:00

Desmond Painter het genoem dat Edward Said vir digter Magmoed Darwiesj situeer as dieselfde soort digter as Yeats, as ’n antikoloniale digter wat ’n baie spesifieke verhouding het met die mense oor wie hy skryf. https://voertaal.nu/op-reis-in-darwiesj-se-poesie/

Op reis in Darwiesj se poësie2021-11-26T17:23:29+02:00
20 11, 2021

State of South Africa’s Fathers 2021

2021-11-20T07:47:58+02:00

The 2nd State of South Africa’s Fathers Report (SOSAF 2021) was launched on 18 November 2021. SOSAF 2021 is the second issue of an evolving report, planned for publication every three years. It can be used in the development of policy and legislation for families, labour market regulations, educational curricula, [...]

State of South Africa’s Fathers 20212021-11-20T07:47:58+02:00
20 11, 2021

Podcast: Revise, Rebut & Resubmit

2021-11-20T07:38:16+02:00

Season 1, Episode 8: Prof Leslie Swartz Revise, Rebut & Resubmit Professor Leslie Swartz is another somewhat unusual guest on this podcast, in that he published his first paper many, many years ago. With an h-index of 62, Leslie has certainly walked the road of revising and resubmitting his work [...]

Podcast: Revise, Rebut & Resubmit2021-11-20T07:38:16+02:00
12 11, 2021

Honorary doctorate: Professor Vikram Patel

2021-11-15T12:12:09+02:00

The Psychology Department motivated for an honorary doctorate to be awarded to Professor Vikram Patel. This honorary doctorate will be awarded to him at the graduation ceremonies of December 2019. Vikram Patel, psychiatrist and global mental health expert. is without doubt the leading figure in the Global Mental Health movement, [...]

Honorary doctorate: Professor Vikram Patel2021-11-15T12:12:09+02:00
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