Laura Weiss appointed as Extraordinary Professor at North-West University South Africa

Portrait Laura Weiss

Our lab member Laura Weiss was recently appointed as Extraordinary Professor at North-West University, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, in the Optentia Research Unit ( Optentia focuses on the optimisation of the potential of people and institutions by focusing on pathways from precarity to capability and optimal functioning from a multi-disciplinary angle. She is part of the Strengths-based Studies and Interventions programme. She worked at Opentia for three years in the past and is happy to stay connected in her new role as Extraordinary Professor. Please contact her ( if you are interested in a possible collaboration, for example for cross-cultural projects.