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Bursary recipients

In January 2018 we awarded 10 new bursaries to the following students and postdoctoral fellows:

Master’s degrees

Reginald Kanyane (Wits) | Young men’s personal accounts of experiencing and dealing with the loss of a romantic relationship
Sakhumzi Mbilini (Stellenbosch) | An analysis of the relationship between smart technology and the labour market in South Africa
Kelebogile Mojanaga (Wits) | “The Good Enough Mother”: Winnicott to neuroscience to Johannesburg inner city mothers
Pandelani Muthuphei (Wits) | Exploring socio-cultural influences on Black women’s perceptions, emotions and attitudes towards their appearance and sense of self

PhD degrees

Godfred Anokopo (Wits) | Family structure, teen motherhood, child welfare and poverty: Evidence from South Africa
Natasha Hendricks (UCT) | The intergenerational impact of child sexual abuse among mothers in South Africa
Marifa Muchemwa (Wits) | Social protection policies and demographic outcomes in South Africa

Post-doctoral fellowships

Priya Buldeo (HSRC) | An intergenerational approach to chronic disease outcomes
Steven Gordon (HSRC) | Public participation in, and attitudes towards, xenophobic behaviour in South Africa
Dumo Mkwanazi (Wits) | Children’s experience of participation in the Amagugu parental disclosure
intervention

The following people were awarded continuing bursaries in 2018:

Master’s degrees

Happiness Gadisi (UNISA) | Various barriers to disclosure for women who have experienced rape
Carlista Mosenene (Rhodes) | Occupational stress among social workers in a selected non-governmental organization in South Africa

PhD degrees

Ragi Bashonga (HSRC) | Amakwerekwere? The identity construction and integration of second-generation African immigrants in South Africa
Cara Browde (Wits) | Mind on my Money, Money on my Mind: The relationship between social and psychic constructions of economic identity in South Africa
Caylee Cook (UCT) | Executive function in South African preschool children from low-income setting
Hayley Daries (UCT) | Intervening in the preschool years to promote physical and cognitive health
Sarah Delius (Wits) | History repeats? Forced marriage in Sierra Leone 1880-2002
Gaironeesa Hendricks (UCT) | A longitudinal account of the psychosocial outcomes of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in preschool children in the Western Cape province of South Africa
Soraya Lester (UCT) | Behind the scenes: Taking the National School Safety Framework to scale
Sinethemba Makanya (Wits) | Ukugula Kwabantu: The construction of mental health by traditional healers in a peri-urban setting
Mercy Manyema (Wits) | The impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on health and well-being in young adulthood: a longitudinal analysis of data from the Birth to Twenty Plus (Bt20+) cohort
Elvis Munatswa (Wits) | Investigating the health outcomes for reproductive health-related cancer among black men in Gauteng
Bulewa Ntunzi (Fort Hare) | Assessing schools’ readiness to accommodate children with disabilities in mainstream education in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape province
Blossom Piliso (UKZN) | The dynamics of cyberbullying in girls’ and boys’ schools: Multiple case studies of secondary schools in KwaZulu-Natal
Megan Scott (Wits) | Exploring how risk is conveyed within South African intercultural genetic counselling interactions
Caroline Thomson (Rhodes) | A boundary object for bridging the divide between designers of technology-based health behaviour change interventions
Mzingaye Xaba (Rhodes) | Understanding the post-settlement experiences of land restitution beneficiaries in South Africa: The case of Macleantown restitution project in the Eastern Cape

Post-doctoral fellowships

Sahba Besharati (Wits) | The social-cognitive and neuroanatomical basis of self-awareness in infancy and childhood
Gamuchirai Chakona (Rhodes) | Women food insecurity and child nutritional status as problems to human development in South Africa
Emmanuel Cohen (Wits) | Maternal perceptions of infant’s body weight, height and diet in the context of nutrition transition in South Africa
Adam Cooper (HSRC) | Approaches to youth studies globally and theoretical developments
Candice Groenewald (HSRC) | Coping support for parents affected by adolescent substance abuse: Assessing the applicability of the 5-step method
Alude Mahali (HSRC) | Youth, girlhood and rites of passage
Amy Jo Murray (UKZN) | Post-apartheid domestic labour relationships: Inequality maintained through silences

 

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