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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24 Apr 2017 | HSRC to recognise outstanding contributions in the social sciences and humanities

To recognise scientists and researchers who have contributed positively to the social sciences and humanities, the Human Sciences Research Council inv...

31 Mar 2017 | HSRC celebrates champion for equality, Ahmed Kathrada

Pretoria, Friday 31 March 2017 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) today joined the country, and indeed citizens around the world, in m...

31 Mar 2017 | South Africa must move towards an authentic freedom

Pretoria, Friday 31 March 2017 – Ahead of Freedom Month, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) today hosted, with the Department of Science...

24 Mar 2017 | How does South Africa move towards policy making and implementation which matters?

Amongst others, the seminar aimed to interrogate theoretical frameworks underpinning policy implementation research and the Policy Implementation Baro...

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'...