Division for Research and Methodology (DRM)

Objectives of the Division:

The Division for Research and Methodology of PsySSA aims:

  • To promote theory and research in psychology.
  • To improve the training of psychologists and the teaching of psychology.
  • To provide a forum for persons who are involved in the teaching of, and research in, psychology.
  • To serve the interests and recognition of those persons who are involved in teaching of, and research in, psychology.
  • To promote international co-operation between psychologists and between workers in cognate areas.
  • To encourage debate on the social and ethical consequences of psychology.
  • To promote links between psychology and its applications.
  • To institute and administer Continuing Education (CE) Programmes.

Incentives for Divisional membership and details of costs

What do members receive by becoming members?

  • Weekly email circulations concerning upcoming conferences, career and research-related opportunities and links to relevant research material
  • Access to research-related material made available on our social science methods website
  • Access to particular journal articles and other research materials that are not freely available online
  • Participation in informative webinars relating to research psychology
  • Guidance concerning HPCSA activities and guidelines, board exam preparation and internship applications

Details of costs:

Full Member Associate Affiliate Students
R60.00 R60.00 R60.00 R10.00

Social Media Links:

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/psyssadrm/
Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/psyssadrm/
Linked In Group:  http://www.linkedin.com/groups/7436796
Twitter:  @DRM_PsySSA

Social Science Methods Site: http://socialsciencemethods.co.za/

Relevant links:

Division Contact details:

Chair: Dr Shafeeka Docrat dockrats@tut.ac.za

Vice-Chair: Ms Neziswa Titi neziswa.titi@uct.ac.za

Secretary: Ms Pakeezah Rajab pakeezah93@gmail.com

Treasurer: Prof Willie Chinyamrindi wchinyamurindi@ufh.ac.za

Additional Member: Dr Angelina Maphula angelina.maphula@univen.ac.za

Additional Member: Ms Fatima Peters fatima.peters@univen.ac.za

Additional Member: Ms Mandy Wigdorowitz mandy.wigdorowitz@gmail.com

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