HSRC In The News


13 Nov 2018 | Young researcher plays important role in securing current and future innovation research funding

Dr Sikhulumile Sinyolo, or Skhu, as he is affectionately known by his colleagues, began working at the HSRC in February 2017 after completing his PhD ...

8 Nov 2018 | Are criminal justice institutions continuing to entertain the violation of rape victims' rights?

More and more people feel unsafe in South Africa. Crime statistics indicate that South Africans do not feel safe in their homes, communities and work ...

7 Nov 2018 | Invitation to cover: Working towards a Just City- Unpacking the vision for inclusive housing in Johannesburg

Invitation to cover: Working towards a Just City - Unpacking the vision for inclusive housing in JohannesburgDate: 8 November 2018From: Nelson Mandela...

6 Nov 2018 | Executive ethics reform is urgent as yet another Cabinet minister is in serious breach

 The last we heard of proposed amendments to the Executive Members’ Code of Ethics was back in 2011 when draft amendments to the Executive ...

30 Oct 2018 | Monitoring and responding to political violence in SA

Prof Mia Swart, Research Director at the Human Sciences Research Council, talks about violence in different spheres of South African life and strategi...

24 Oct 2018 | Can the budget help transformation?

The SABC interviews the HSRC's Dr Peter Jacobs on what a transformative budget would look like. There is a concern that - more than 20 years since th...

12 Oct 2018 | Saying sorry: Nhlanhla Nene and the value of the apology

While Nene’s apology does not diminish his culpability, it does have considerable moral and nation-building value n 2002, the Dutch government ...

12 Oct 2018 | Survey shows a majority of South Africans support land reform

Unequal access to land in South Africa continues to prevent citizens from enjoying human dignity, rights and security. The ongoing debates and recent ...

26 Sep 2018 | More focus must be placed on the 'effective use' of SA land

There’s a need for regulations around development to be streamlined.Professor Ivan Turok, from the Human Sciences Research Council, is of the op...

25 Sep 2018 | Private school in Khayelitsha takes on the fourth industrial revolution

While there’s a lot of information about the fourth industrial revolution and the advances in the digital world, I am sceptical about what this ...