Media

HSRC provides media briefs (or press releases) on a regular basis to the media.  Here you can browse the archive of media briefs.

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21 Feb 2017 | Media Brief - Launch of the South African National HIV Survey (SABSSM V) 2016/2017

Press statementFor immediate releaseSixty thousand participants will take part in the fifth National HIV and Health StudyThe Human Sciences Research C...

1 Dec 2016 | ''Are you going to die, Mom?'' Research shows that talking to your young children about your HIV status helps them cope better

New scientific research from South Africa strengthens international evidence that children whose parents have a life-threatening disease such as HIV c...

28 Nov 2016 | Release of TIMSS 2015 study results

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) released the results of the 2015 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) study on 29 ...

25 Nov 2016 | Inaugural HSRC Medal for the Social Sciences and Humanities to leading scholar tonight

Members of the media are invited to attend the inaugural awards ceremony for the first Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Medal for the Social Sci...

11 Oct 2016 | Invitation to inaugural conference on restitution in South Africa

Details of the event    Date:  9 to 10 November 2016Time: 14.30 to 21.30 on the 9th and08.30 to 18.00 on the 10thVenue:  Cast...

4 Oct 2016 | Media Release - SA first research infrastructure roadmap to be unveiled

The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, will launch a roadmap to support South Africa's future investment needs and ensure researchers'...

28 Sep 2016 | Media Statement by the Department of Higher Education and Human Sciences Research Council on the release of the first official report on Skills Supply and Demand in South Africa

The three main findings from the research are:Firstly, on the economy and the demand for skills:  The South African economy has been characterise...

20 Sep 2016 | 250 HSRC researchers gather to find ways of tackling poverty and inequality

To: ALL MediaAtt: News EditorsFor immediate releaseDate: 20 September 2016Members of the media are invited to attend the official opening of the 2016 ...

3 Aug 2016 | Municipal Elections 2016 and attitudes towards current political leaders in SA

After the election rallies this past weekend, will voters turn out to cast their ballots on Wednesday? During the campaign, voters have expressed frus...

29 Jul 2016 | Public preferences for democracy in South Africa

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Speculation is rife that the ruling party has lost some of its appeal among South Africans, many of whom have grown frustrat...