Member news

We would like to hear from you, our members. We look forward to working with you for the remainder of this year and request that you please complete the short survey to help us better understand how we can collaborate with you and meet to your needs as members of the DRM.

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Please feel free to send us an email on psyssadrm@psyssa.co.za if you would like to share any comments, feedback or news with us. We also welcome links to any publications, or event announcements that we can share with members.

Yours in global development,

Lynn Hendricks (DRM Chair 2018)

Divisional news

We are proud to announce that the open-access book titled, Towards transforming research methods in the social sciences: Case studies from South Africa is in press. The book is edited by Past President of PsySSA, Professor Sumaya Laher and DRM executive members (and past DRM chair and deputy chair respectively), Dr. Sherianne Kramer and Dr. Angelo Fynn. This book presents the first platform for showcasing innovative methods and research to demonstrate the variety of novel techniques available to respond to South African context-bound issues such as diversity, racial and political tensions, socioeconomic disparities and gender inequalities. More specifically, the chapters in the book are written by experts in various methodological fields who locate their work in diverse contexts and fields within the social sciences and draw on original research in order to critically evaluate the practice of a particular research method in a South African context. The book will be published in early 2019.

The DRM invites you to please visit our Facebook page for up to date announcements and open calls: https://www.facebook.com/groups/psyssadrm/ We have some exciting developments which we will be launching on our social media pages!

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