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The mission of the Optentia Research Focus Area is to develop and organise knowledge for the optimal expression of individual, social and institutional potential, with specific interest in the African context. The research programme utilises the inputs from various disciplines in the social sciences, including Psychology, Industrial/Organisational Psychology, Human Resource Management, Educational Psychology, Sociology, Educational Sciences, Employment Relations, and Social Work.

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Optentia workshop explains ground-breaking research method

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Leoni lives life on the go ...

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NWU South African Symposium on Teacher Education for Inclusion: All teachers can teach all children

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Thinking globally about ageing

According to Prof. Norah Keating, the world has discovered ageing. Click here to read more.

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Newsletter, March 2017

Upcoming events

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June

HHREC (Ethics) Meeting
Agenda closes: 15/5/2017

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June

Workshop: Data management
Time: 10:00-12:00; Aim: Starting in Excel, and ending with an Mplus ...

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July

BaSSREC Applications Review
Date of submission of compiled report: 13/7/2017

10

July

HHREC (Ethics) Meeting
Agenda closes: 12/6/2017

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