HSRC In The News


31 Mar 2020 | Prof Priscilla Reddy on Radio 702 - HSRC survey on the Coronavirus

Prof Reddy discusses the  HSRC survey to understand what people feel and know about the Coronavirus outbreak. To listen to Prof Reddy's intervie...

30 Mar 2020 | EXCLUSIVE: The 11 factors that will shape SA's lockdown

A lockdown is necessary to slow the spread of disease and allow SA’s health authorities to prepare for a rapid demand for hospital beds. But it ...

30 Mar 2020 | We don't know when schools will reopen, says Motshekga, but matrics WILL still write

Giving feedback on Saturday about the effect of the Covid-19 outbreak and the 21-day lockdown announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa, Basic Education ...

29 Mar 2020 | Lockdown: Government admits shortcomings, puts correctional measures in place

Ministries own up to glitches and put correctional measures in place, ranging from early social grant payments to a 60% passenger quota in taxisAfter ...

28 Mar 2020 | Coronavirus: Government Sets Up COVID-19 Research Data Platform

A team of experts are working on creating a range of data warehouses, including the current geographic spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) current ca...

25 Mar 2020 | Covid-19: SA Joins Race for Vaccine

A number of existing drugs are being re-purposed and tested for efficacy of the potential treatment for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).“Preliminary ...

25 Mar 2020 | SA tests drugs for Covid-19 treatment

A number of existing drugs are being repurposed and tested for efficacy of the potential treatment for the coronavirus (Covid-19). “Preliminary...

24 Mar 2020 | How to protect yourself: Chad le Clos

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has, as part of efforts to create more informed awareness of the Coronavirus outbreak that is currently swe...

24 Mar 2020 | The right to privacy

Following an HSRC Seminar, Research ICT Africa’s Alex Comninos talks to Professor Joseph Cannataci, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to pr...

19 Mar 2020 | Safety measures for South Cape TVET College

Universities South Africa (Usaf), the South African College Principals Organisation, the South African Union of Students and the labour unions Nehawu,...