HSRC In The News


17 Jul 2018 | HIV infections on decline

New HIV infections have significantly declined over the past five years, with the HIV incidence rate of 0.48% observed in 2017 compared to the 2012 in...

16 Jul 2018 | Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week - 16/07/2018

If you’re thinking of expanding your startup outside of South Africa, you’ll want to attend the Going Global workshop in Cape Town on Thur...

4 Jul 2018 | Are 57% of South African kids raised without fathers?

In its latest advertising campaign, detergent brand Omo features a young boy reading from a homemade Father’s Day card.“Thank you for alwa...

2 Jul 2018 | Does reintegrating jihadists into society help curb extremist acts?

The panic response after 9/11 was understandably riddled with errors. The horrific attack in the heart of New York required a military response, or so...

2 Jul 2018 | July UFC Seminar Series w/ Justin Visagie of the HSRC

Please join us at the UFC at 2pm on the 18th of July for the latest edition in our monthly seminar series. The UFC will be hosting speaker Justin Visa...

29 Jun 2018 | Celebrating excellence in science, engineering, technology, innovation

The 20th annual National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards were held on June 28 2018. These are the “Science Oscars”, rec...

29 Jun 2018 | Raising the public voice

It is often thought that members of the public don’t have a voice; that the opinions and ideals of those who live in South Africa do not have a ...

29 Jun 2018 | Re-imagining parenthood and celebrating progressive families

Fifty seven percent of South African children have absent fathers, says a five-year study conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and ...

29 Jun 2018 | SA must up its skills in wooing skilled migrants - report

South Africa may be considered a land of opportunity by fellow Africans, but a lack of clear immigration rules for skilled migrants hinders the countr...

29 Jun 2018 | Science, engineering, technology innovation honoured

Last night’s The NSTF-South32 Awards (28 June) celebrated outstanding contributions to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation....