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 Sep 2018 | Professor Chapman receives 2018 HSRC Medal in Social Sciences and Humanities

Professor Chapman is also Professor Emeritus and Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study,...

13 Aug 2018 | Why Do People Attack Foreigners Living in South Africa? Asking Ordinary South Africans

Introduction One of the major problems facing South Africa is anti-immigrant violence. This type of hate crime discourages long-term integration of in...

1 Aug 2018 | HSRC study finds violence is commonplace in schools

The SeViSSA initiative aims to create safe school environments by dealing with violence against girls and is delivered through peer educators in Khaye...

25 Jul 2018 | HSRC to investigate role of services in boosting growth within Southern Africa

Pretoria, Wednesday 25 July 2018 – The Human Sciences Research Council has been awarded a prestigious grant by the United Nations University to ...

23 Jul 2018 | Deputy President Mabuza attends the International AIDS 2018 conference in Amsterdam

TO ALL MEDIA/NEWS EDITORSDEPUTY PRESIDENT MABUZA ATTENDS THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS 2018 CONFERENCE IN AMSTERDAM Deputy President David Mabuza will lead a...

17 Jul 2018 | Launch of the South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, 2017

Pretoria, Tuesday 17 July 2018 – The number of new HIV infections (incidence) significantly declined in 2017 when compared to findings of a simi...

10 Jul 2018 | HSRC launches National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey 2017 results

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) invites you to the launch of  its fifth National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Study (SABSSM...

18 Jun 2018 | HSRC to release the results of the study on the Voices of critical skilled migrants in SA

Pretoria, Monday 18 June 2018 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will release the results of the study on the Voices of critical skill...

4 Jun 2018 | World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco control has achieved much in the past 50 years in many countries of the world, including South Africa where smoking amongst adults fell 54% (1...

25 May 2018 | Nominations open for 2018 HSRC Medal for the Social Sciences and Humanities

It has long been acknowledged that the humanities mirror and reflect society and culture.  This role has been articulated by the Academy of Scien...