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Dr Davids elected as Co-Director of the Adolescent Health Research Unit
Mon, 14 May 2018 - 10:00

The Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) is delighted to announce that Dr Eugene Lee Davids has been elected as Co-Director of the AHRU. Eugene will join Prof Petrus J de Vries and A/Prof Catherine Mathews in the leadership of the Unit.

Sonny Patel visits the Adolescent Health Research Unit
Mon, 14 May 2018 - 09:15

Sonny Patel, a U.S. National Institute of Health’s Fogarty Global Health Scholar,  visits the Adolescent Health Research Unit.

Dr Jonas graduates with her Ph.D from Maastricht University
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 12:15

Dr Kim Jonas, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Adolescent Health Research Unit, recently graduated with her Ph.D from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Perspectives on mental healthcare of young people
Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 06:30

Professor Petrus de Vries, Director of the Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU), recently highlighted the importance of mental health and access to mental healthcare of young people during a recent interview on Cape Talk's The Koketso Sachane Show.

"No health without mental health"
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 09:00

The BBC recently highlighted the importance of mental health using 10 info graphics, suggesting that in fact there is "no health without mental health".

Adolescent Health at SAACAPAP 2017
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 - 13:00

The Adolescent Health Research Unit will be running a workshop aimed at promoting the psychosocial health and wellbeing of adolescents in schools at the 19th South African Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (SAACAPAP) 2017 Congress.

Kim Jonas joins the Adolescent Health Research Unit
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 14:30

The Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) welcomes Kim Jonas as a new Postdoctoral Fellow.

AHRU Suicide Prevention Week
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 - 07:30

Professor Petrus de Vries, Director of the Adolescent Health Research Unit, recently alluded to suicide as a public health concern particularly among young people.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Vacancy - Adolescent Health Research Unit
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 - 07:45

We are delighted to advertise a 12-month full-time postdoctoral research fellowship in the Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU), Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town.

Do school-based interventions prevent HIV, sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy?
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 - 08:30

Professor Cathy Mathews and Dr Amanda Mason-Jones, from the Adolescent Health Research Unit, have recently published a Cochrane review that examined school-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy in adolescents.

The Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) launches their website
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 - 09:15

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) has recently launched their website.

University of Cape Town Psychologist Elected to South African Young Academy of Sciences (SAYAS)
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 - 09:15

Eugene Lee Davids, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU) in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, is one of 10 young scientists from across South Africa to be elected a member of SAYAS in 2016.

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