Media

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

Use the filter tools to search by general keyword (e.g. HIV, education etc), or search by publication (start) date, or by Category, which includes departments.

 


17 May 2016 | Durban Homelessness Census: 4 000 very different people in the streets and shelters

Close to 4 000 people live on the street and in formal homeless shelters in the central Durban area, of which approximately 85% are male. A census con...

17 May 2016 | HSRC appoints new M&E research director

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Edmore Marinda as a research director at the Research and Impa...

10 May 2016 | The longer walk to freedom: making sense of attitudes towards race relations in South Africa

There is much unfinished business in post-apartheid South Africa. Over the past year, a series of racist and bigoted outbursts on social media have ge...

18 Apr 2016 | HSRC appoints human rights expert to work on issues of transparency, accountability and constitutionalism

Adams completed a Master’s of Philosophy in International Human Rights Law, with distinction, and is currently completing her PhD at the Univers...

1 Apr 2016 | Study choices and employment transitions among Rhodes and Fort Hare university graduates

A poor schooling background follows students right through university and graduation and influences their chances of finding employment, especially if...

29 Mar 2016 | Action dialogue on poverty, inequality and sustainable development in Africa and beyond

The HSRC and its social partners cordially invite you to attend the first of many Action Dialogues which the HSRC will present over the coming months....

7 Mar 2016 | New study analyses HIV hot spots to better target interventions

The relationship between HIV and associated behaviour, and population traits that drive the epidemic, vary from district to district in South Africa. ...

23 Feb 2016 | Prof. Bohler-Muller appointed to chair SA research into blue economy

Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller has been appointed as chair of the academic group of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).  IORA is an internat...

19 Nov 2015 | New executive director for Africa Institute of South Africa

The chief executive officer of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Professor Crain Soudien has announced the appointment of Professor Narnia B...

2 Oct 2015 | What works in HIV and AIDS and the world of Work Initiatives in South Africa?

South Africa’s Labour Minister, Mildred Oliphant, her Deputy iNkosi Phathekile Holomisa - in a partnership between -“The Deutsche Gesellsc...