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HSRC's 50/90 Commemoration 2018-2020

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In 2019, the HSRC commemorates its 50th anniversary and is undertaking a series of critical engagements around the social and human sciences in the period April 2018 to May 2020. The engagements will enable documentation, the building of the HSRC archive, reflection, learning, appreciation, promotion in the public domain, and critical debate on the relationship between social and human science research, the state and society at large. Read more about the Commemoration.

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Social cohesion: The missing link in overcoming violence and inequality?

The aim of this study is to understand the importance of strong social cohesion in the cities of Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro, which suffer from high levels of inequality, poverty, and violence. More info.

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16 October 2019 | Seeing science through photography with the South African Science Lens Competition 2019

The 11th round of the South African Science Lens® competition, a photographic competition celebrating the splendour and wonder of science, opens f....

10 October 2019 | HSRC facilitates high-level Food and Nutrition Security Validation Workshop

On 3 and 4 October 2019, Dr Peter Jacobs, Dr Admire Nyamwanza, Ms Bhekiwe Fakudze and Ms Khanyisa Mkhabele from EPD and Dr Whadi-Ah Parker from SAPH a....

10 October 2019 | HSRC Facilitates High-Level Food and Nutrition Security Validation Workshop

On 3 and 4 October 2019, Dr Peter Jacobs, Dr Admire Nyamwanza, Ms Bhekiwe Fakudze and Ms Khanyisa Mkhabele from EPD and Dr Whadi-ah Parker from SAPH a....