Short CV/Education and training

Research posts

  • 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

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

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

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

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

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


  • 2003 – 2004
    MSc Social Policy, Oxford University

  • 2001 – 2003
    MSc Dip SW Applied Social Studies and Social Work, Oxford University

  • 1998 – 2001
    MA Classics, University of Cambridge

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

Television and radio interviews and educational podcasts:

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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