Robyn Kruyer

Research Assistant, Adolescent Accelerators Research Hub

Research Project(s)

  • Global Fund

Research Interests

  • Mental Health
  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights 
  • Gender & sexuality 


Robyn Kruyer holds a BSoSci in Psychology, Gender Studies and Sociology and completed her Honors in Psychology at the University of Cape Town. She served as a tutor for Psychology whilst completing her honors. Additionally she worked as a court-mandated supervisor for parental care proceedings, in this role she facilitated supervised visits for families and provided support to enhance the parent-child relationship. She joined the Centre for Social Science Research in 2023 where she serves as a Research Assistant on the Global Fund project focusing on Adolescent Girls and Young Women at the Adolescent Accelerators Research Hub.

Recent Publications 

  • Wolpe, H., Ward, C., Kruyer, R., & Sacolo, H. (2023). The psychosocial well-being of frontline nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa. Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 1-18.