The HSRC is committed to creating cutting-edge research which supports development nationally, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in Africa is evident, but it is our commitment to the dissemination of that research that demonstrates the remarkable and measurable impact of our work.

Follow Us On Twitter

Sustainability hearings:
The voices of ordinary Africans

The HSRC, with the financial assistance of the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) implemented in 2012/13 the project 'A Global Dialogue on Sustainable Development: Rio+20 Earth Summit'. Through participatory research a platform was provided for a number of communities, including the African voices within South Africa, to have their thoughts and concerns heard about sustainability issues, the environment and their attempts to sustain their own development.


11 April 2014 | African intellectuals gather to explore African Solutions for African Problems

More than 100 scholars and academics from all over the African continent and the Diaspora will attend the 4th Annual African Unity for Renaissance Con....

9 April 2014 | Informing the development of a 'credible institutional mechanism for skills planning'

2014 has started in an exciting and productive way for the LMIP. Research teams are hard at work, gathering and analysing data and preparing to dissem....

9 April 2014 | R&D Survey Report 2011/2012 released

The HSRC's Centre for Science and Technology Indicators (CeSTII) has released the latest national R&D Survey.....