Short CV/Education and training

Education:

  • 2003 – 2004
    MSc Social Policy, Oxford University

  • 2001 – 2003
    MScDipSW Applied Social Studies and Social Work, Oxford University

  • 1998 – 2001
    MA Classics, University of Cambridge

Research posts:

  • 2004 – 2007
    Oxford University, D.Phil (PhD) Studentship, Economic and Social Research Council (UK)

  • 2007
    Columbia University, Academic Visitor, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies

  • 2007 – 2009
    Oxford University, Departmental Lecturer, Post-Doctoral HIV/AIDS Fellow, Centre for Evidence-Based Social Intervention, Dept of Social Policy & Social Work

  • since 2009
    University of Cape Town, Honorary Lecturer, Division of Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health

  • 2009 – 2015
    Oxford University: Associate Professor, Governing Body Fellow of Wolfson College Centre for Evidence-Based Social Intervention, Dept of Social Policy & Intervention

  • since 2015
    Oxford University: Professor in Child and Family Social Work Governing Body Fellow of Wolfson College Centre for Evidence-Based Social Intervention, Dept of Social Policy & Intervention

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • Preventing Abuse of Children Affected by AIDS in Southern Africa: a cluster randomised trial of the Sinovuyo Teen parenting programme, part of 'Parenting for Lifelong Health' with WHO and UNICEF

  • Pathways to Survival – Mzantsi Wakho – a study of ART adherence amongst HIV+ adolescents in South Africa

  • The Young Carers Study – a national longitudinal study of adolescents in South Africa

Media coverage

  • Daily Nation (Kenya): 2013: http://www.nation.co.ke/lifestyle/family-parenting/AIDS-in-South-Africa--Grants-fight--sugar-daddy--peril/-/1954198/2088812/-/l4rpy3/-/index.html

  • Times live (South Africa) 2013: http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2013/11/26/aids-in-south-africa-grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril

  • E-News Channel Africa (Africa) http://www.enca.com/south-africa/government-grants-reduce-hiv-infection-study

  • Google News (international) 2013: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hhrva8Ook2AJh7M78Vg0sfVEC8_Q?docId=e02cd717-17e4-4f12-8202-111d7c893fb0

  • Business Day Live (South Africa) 2013: http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/2013/11/26/grants-keep-hiv-sugar-daddies-at-bay

  • Independent Online (South Africa) 2013 http://www.iol.co.za/scitech/science/news/how-sugar-daddy-scourge-ups-hiv-rates-1.1612338

  • The Sowetan (2013) http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2013/11/26/aids-in-sa-grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril

  • Malaysian Insider (2013) http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/features/article/aids-in-south-africa-grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril

  • Modern Ghana News (Ghana) 2013 http://www.modernghana.com/print/505078/1/aids-in-south-africa-grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peri.html

  • Naharnet (Lebanon) 2013: http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/107290-aids-in-south-africa-grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril

  • Global Post (USA) 2013: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131125/aids-south-africa-grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril

  • The Malay Mail Online (Malaysia) 2013: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/features/article/aids-in-south-africa-grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril

  • The Nation (Sri Lanka) 2013: http://www.nation.lk/edition/breaking-news/item/23100-aids-deaths-soar-among-young.html

  • BBC News (UK) 2013: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25104373

  • Med India (India) 2013: http://www.medindia.net/news/grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril-that-influences-hiv-risk-in-south-africa-128335-1.htm

  • The Gleaner (Jamaica) 2013: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/latest/article.php?id=49521

  • Drum (South Africa) 2013: http://drum.co.za/news/grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril/

    Nigeria Daily News (Nigeria) 2013: http://www.nigeriadailynews.com/africa/85545-south-africa-govt-grants-protect-teenage-girls-from-sugar-daddies.html

  • Wararka (Somalia) 2013: http://www.wararkasomalia.com/news/grants-help-sa-girls-avoid-hiv

  • France 24 (France) 2013: http://www.france24.com/en/20131126-aids-south-africa-grants-fight-sugar-daddy-peril

  • MSN News (New Zealand) 2013: http://health.msn.co.nz/article.aspx?id=8761966

  • News China (China) 2013: http://big5.xinhuanet.com/gate/big5/news.xinhuanet.com/world/2013-11/26/c_125766121.htm

  • The Saturday Star (South Africa) http://thestar.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

  • The Cape Argus (South Africa) 2013: http://capeargus.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

  • Suedostschweiz (Austria) 2013: http://www.suedostschweiz.ch/zeitung/sugar-daddys-als-groesstes-problem-im-kampf-gegen-aids-0

  • Guardian (UK) 22/5/2010: South Africa's children caring for parents with AIDS. http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/jun/22/hiv-aids-child-carers-south-africa

    Mail and Guardian. 25/5/2010. ‘Telling secrets’ http://mg.co.za/article/2010-06-25-telling-secrets

  • Saturday Star: 3/6/2010. A burden too heavy for a child. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-230484922.html or http://www.youngcarers.org.za/News_files/Saturday%20Star%20article__1.pdf

  • Science Daily 1/12/2011: The hidden impact of AIDS on South African Children

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101130230852.htm

  • Politics.co.uk: 1/12/2011: The hidden impact of aids on South African children: http://www.politics.co.uk/opinion-formers/press-releases/health/esrc-the-hidden-impact-of-aids-on-south-african-children-$21386008$365399.htm

  • eScience News: The hidden impact of aids on South African children: http://esciencenews.com/articles/2010/12/01/the.hidden.impact.aids.south.african.children

  • Destination Sante: SIDA : le front recule, la guerre continue. http://www.destinationsante.com/SIDA-le-front-recule-la-guerre-continue.html

  • The Medical News: Children who care for parents with AIDS have higher level of mental illness http://www.news-medical.net/news/20101201/Children-who-care-for-parents-with-AIDS-have-higher-level-of-mental-illness.aspx

  • Inter Press News Agency ‘Trauma of children caring for HIV-positive parents’ http://ipsnews.net/africa/nota.asp?idnews=52182

  • Saturday Star (SA) 20/08/2011 ‘The scars of a tortured generation’ http://www.youngcarers.org.za/News_files/SatStarYC2011.pdf

  • OVC support.net bulletin 1/12/2012

    http://www.ovcsupport.net/s/index.php?i=1033

  • The Mail and Guardian 18/6/2013

    http://mg.co.za/article/2013-06-18-social-grants-decrease-teenage-girls-risk-of-...

Television and radio interviews and educational podcasts:

  • BBC Women's Hour (2013)

  • Zambia Children's Radio (Zambia) 2013: East Coast Radio (South Africa) 2013: http://www.ecr.co.za/post/sa-grants-help-fight-hiv-infection-rate/

  • Voice of America (US) 2013: http://www.voanews.com/content/girls-grants-hiv26nov13/1797890.html

  • Radio Islam (South Africa) 2013

  • Talk Radio 702 (South Africa) 2013

  • Channel Africa (Regional) 2013

  • 567 Cape Talk Radio (South Africa) 2013

  • News 24 (South Africa, television)

    BBC World Service Health Check, BBC Radio 4, SABC Women’s Hour, Voice of America

    12,010 views: Voice of America Special Health Report: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ffydXMH8x0

    585 views: Rafiki.vids on stigma, children and HIV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fB-rA7RaMmM

    391 views: Presentation to SADC: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttDinnYOoiM

  • ChildStatus.net webinar series: http://childstatus.net/news-and-exchange/

  • The Communication Initiative Network: http://www.comminit.com/global/content/young-carers-project-south-africa

  • Keeping Children Safe Report: http://www.keepingchildrensafe.org.uk/news/child-safeguarding-and-organisations-working-children-affected-hiv

  • The South African Magazine http://www.thesouthafrican.com/news/tackling-the-legacy-of-loss-event.html

Additional qualifications

  • Professor Cluver works closely with the South African government, USAID-PEPFAR, UNICEF, Save the Children and the World Health Organisation on research to improve the health of AIDS-affected children in Southern Africa. She works with an incredible team of postdoctoral and doctoral students and volunteers, without whom nothing would be achieved!


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