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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16 Feb 2021 | Dialogue to uncover policy options for sustainable and equitable macroeconomic reconstruction and recovery beyond COVID-19

About the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) The HSRC was established in 1968 as South Africa’s statutory research agency and has grown to ...

29 Jan 2021 | National COVID-19 Antibody Survey (NCAS) not a covert vaccination attempt says Limpopo Department of Health

Research Methodology•    19000 interviews with people over 12 years of age in each of the nine (9) provinces•  &nbs...

26 Jan 2021 | Survey shows that two-thirds of adults are willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine

Today the Centre for Social Change (CSC), University of Johannesburg (UJ) in partnership with the Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES) rese...

21 Jan 2021 | National COVID-19 Antibody Survey (NCAS) research team responds to misperceptions and fake news

Pretoria, Thursday 21 January 2021 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), together with research partners, Epicentre, the National Instit...

11 Dec 2020 | Western Cape Department of Education and HSRC release province's performance in TIMSS 2019 Study

The TIMSS 2019: Highlights of Western Cape Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science report can be found on the TIMSS-SA website (www.timss-sa.org.za...

9 Dec 2020 | South Africa conducts National COVID-19 Antibody Survey (NCAS)

The survey will be rolled out as per the following schedule.  Media who are interested in joining the research teams should please contact Manush...

8 Dec 2020 | Department of Basic Education and HSRC release TIMSS 2019 Grade 5 Study

Pretoria, Tuesday 8 December 2020 – South Africa participated in TIMSS 2015 and 2019, at the Grade 5 level, in order to monitor educational prog...

8 Dec 2020 | Department of Basic Education and HSRC release TIMSS 2019 Grade 9 Study

"The South African TIMSS 2019 Mathematics and Science achievement, at the secondary level, continues to increase, achievement gaps decreased slightly ...

8 Dec 2020 | Department of Basic Education and HSRC release TIMSS 2019 Grade 9 Study

The TIMSS Grade 9 Highlights of Results Report is on the TIMSS-SA website (www.timss-sa.org.za)About the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)The HSR...

2 Dec 2020 | HSRC and partners to deliberate on social issues under the theme of Radical Reason at 2020 Science Forum

Pretoria, Thursday 3 December 2020 – The Human Sciences Research Council will bring together a consortium of partners from the humanities and so...