HSRC In The News


18 Nov 2020 | African Countries Need More Air Quality Data - and Sharing it Unlocks its Benefits

The harm that air pollution is doing on the African continent seems to be growing. Estimates of premature mortality attributed to air pollution have i...

16 Nov 2020 | HSRC and Facebook name awardees for their request for proposals

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Facebook have announced that, following their collaborative request for proposals to support interdisci...

16 Nov 2020 | How SA can best tackle xenophobia & prejudice against migrants

Xenophobia is a serious problem in South Africa. Cross-border migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the country face harassment and discrimination....

16 Nov 2020 | HSRC and Facebook announce grant awardees for research on ethics, human rights and AI in Africa

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and Facebook have given a nod to eight awardees from across the continent whose proposals focus in the fiel...

16 Nov 2020 | UJ professor ascends to a prestigious and powerful global post

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has proven it is one of the best academic institutions in the globe when one of its own, Professor Hassina Mouri B...

10 Nov 2020 | Geekulcha Student Society 2020 Awards finalists announced

For the second year, Geekulcha will be hosting the Geekulcha Student Society (GKSS) awards to recognise student leaders and some of the most noteworth...

9 Nov 2020 | Coopération : Fin du Forum Chine-Afrique des Thinks Thanks

Comme il fallait s’attendre les échanges au cours de cette rencontre ont porté sur le développement économique et la...

13 Oct 2020 | Anti-refugee prejudice in the Western Cape: solutions for hardship and hatred

By Steven Gordon• 12 October 2020Life has only seemed to become harder for refugees and asylum seekers in the Western Cape. There are reports tha...

13 Oct 2020 | FFC president Daniel Plaatjies has passed away

The Chairman of the Finance and Fiscal Commission, Professor Daniel Plaatjies, has passed away.According to a statement released by his family, Plaatj...

12 Oct 2020 | African countries need more air quality data - and sharing it unlocks its benefits

The harm that air pollution is doing on the African continent seems to be growing. Estimates of premature mortality attributed to air pollution have i...