HSRC In The News


16 Mar 2017 | Have You (N)Ever (Been) Raped?

Have You (N)Ever (Been) Raped? Frankly Speaking — CliffCentral.com — Andrew Levy and Rorisang Tshabalala Download 16.7 MB A conversatio...

5 Mar 2017 | Health fears over our junk-food generation

Bad diets push SA kids into the big league for obesity TAYLOR Naidoo*, 9, can no longer wolf down burgers, chips, milkshakes and chocolate as "no carb...

28 Feb 2017 | CDC funding for Aids in South Africa

Dr Nancy Nay of the CDC speaks at the HSRC launch at the Nelson Mandela Foundation.Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began its collabor...

23 Feb 2017 | Researchers launch HIV study

The Human Sciences Research Council launched the South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication survey at the Nelson Ma...

22 Feb 2017 | "Suburban" residents bar access for HIV survey

A national HIV survey, the results of which will be used to inform future health policies, has the potential to be compromised by suburban residents w...

22 Feb 2017 | Fieldworkers will test 60,000 to gauge HIV prevalence in SA

South Africa launched the fifth Human Sciences Research Council study of South Africa’s HIV prevalence, in which 60‚000 people will have b...

22 Feb 2017 | HSRC launches fifth HIV study

The survey consists of respondents answering a questionnaire and providing a small blood sample through a finger prick and heel prick for infants.The ...

22 Feb 2017 | Whites, Indians asked to open doors to fieldworkers

The Human Sciences Research Council is hoping white and Indian homeowners will open their doors to fieldworkers so they can get more information about...

3 Feb 2017 | An academic revamp is necessary

The time has come to reimagine the country’s academic landscape and actively pursue itCOMMENTAdam Cooper A postgraduate student in an English d...

25 Jan 2017 | South Africa tackles Islamophobia

South Africa is protesting to the governments of the United States, Britain and the United Arab Emirates—among others—which have refused e...