HSRC In The News


18 Jun 2019 | Fathers need to get involved in the first 1000 days of their kids' lives

The first 1000 days of a child’s life are crucial. During this time the foundations for optimum health, rapid brain growth and child development...

18 Jun 2019 | Nursing taken to business level

Nongcebo Nsibande is a young nurse on a mission to change people's views about sexual reproductive health.Nsibande  started Milelo Reproductive H...

16 Jun 2019 | Why 'pro-poor' policies on their own won't shift inequality in South Africa

Sociologist Goran Therborn has probably influenced the study of inequality more than any other scholar in recent years. Invited to locate inequality i...

15 Jun 2019 | "HIV and AIDS continue to affect all aspects of our lives beyond the dictates of medicine"

We could not join you at the opening of the conference due to pressing government business. We are, however, pleased to be with you at this official c...

12 Jun 2019 | 'We need to renew the fight against HIV/Aids'

A clarion call was made to renew the fight against HIV and Aids at the launch of the South African Aids Conference which is being at the Inkosi Albert...

12 Jun 2019 | Helping black students succeed

Addressing the exclusionary nature of symbols, accounting for students in need of campus accommodation, exposing students to a diverse group of lectur...

12 Jun 2019 | How this rural KZN community used ARVs to cut new HIV infections by 83%

Small town, big goals: Eshowe has become one of the first SA communities to put enough people on HIV treatment to reduce new infections in the area.Es...

11 Jun 2019 | More work needed to address HIV among youth - HSRC

More work is needed to address the HIV/Aids epidemic among South African youth, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) said at the opening plenary...

4 Jun 2019 | Turning the Tide - Dealing with the main lifestyle-related conditions in South Africa (Part 2)

Many of the crash diets are also deficient in nutrients - things like natural vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and fibre - all ingredients necessary...

3 Jun 2019 | Rising from the Ashes - The 1926 Restoration of Groot Constantia

At five o clock in the afternoon of Saturday 19 December 1925, a wisp of smoke was seen to rise lazily from the thatched roof near the kitchen of the ...