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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.


8 February 2019 | PE office enters #WRADChallenge2019

HSRC staff members in Port Elizabeth took time to participate in the NGO Nal’ibali’s #WRADChallenge2019 by reading aloud the set story &ld....

8 February 2019 | Researchers attend governance of data sharing workshop

On 4-5 February 2019, Zaynab Essack (HSD) and Rachel Adams (RIA) attended the Governance of Data Sharing for Genomic and Other Health Related Data in ....

8 February 2019 | Sustainable cities researchers visit Kigali, Rwanda

Professor Ivan Turok and Dr Andreas Scheba of the HSRC's Economic Performance and Development research programme(EPD) spent a week in Rwanda recently ....