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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9 Jun 2014 | Hamba Kahle MaMbeki

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) wishes to extend its condolences to the family of the former President of South Africa, Mr Thabo Mbeki, who...

4 Jun 2014 | Africa Institute of South Africa moves to new home at the HSRC

3 June 2014MEDIA STATEMENTThe Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) has now been physically incorporated into the Human Sciences Research Council (H...

20 May 2014 | Mbeki and former AU SG to open international academic conference

To mark the official opening of the 4th Annual African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo, South African former President HE Thabo M...

8 May 2014 | HSRC appoints Executive Director for Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (Pretoria)

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has appointed Professor Daniel Plaatjies as Executive Director of the Democracy, Governance and Service Del...

2 May 2014 | The power of the ballot box: public attitudes towards voter efficacy

How does the public feel about voting, the value of their vote and do they believe their vote will make a difference? Results from the annual South Af...

2 May 2014 | Trends in satisfaction with democracy in South Africa

Just over half of the population (51%) is unsatisfied with the state of democracy in South Africa, and only 33% were satisfied with the way democracy ...

1 Apr 2014 | Launch of the 2012 South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey Report

An estimated 6.4 million people were living with HIV/AIDS in 2012. This is one of the main findings of The South African National HIV Prevalence, Inci...

27 Mar 2014 | Latest HIV National Household Survey will launch 1 April

LAUNCH OF THE FOURTH SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL HIV, BEHAVIOUR AND HEALTH SURVEY, 2012Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 10:00 – 11:00 Members of the media are ...

20 Mar 2014 | Prof. Vasu Reddy to lead Human and Social Development programme

Pretoria, 20 March 2014The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has appointed Professor Vasu Reddy as Executive Director of the Human and Social Dev...