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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22 Nov 2013 | Faith Nonceba Kobo appointed Executive Director: Operations

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) appointed Miss Faith Nonceba Kobo to the position of Executive Director: Operations with effect from 1 Janu...

22 Nov 2013 | HSRC celebrates 20 years of progress

Pretoria - The HSRC Annual Report 2012/2013 is a celebration of the transformation of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) over the past 20 year...

14 Oct 2013 | HSRC manager appointed to Ministry of Tourism research policy expert forum

Press Release: Immediate Date: 14 October 2013 The Human Sciences Research Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Dimitri Tassiopoulos...

27 Aug 2013 | HSRC, Fort Hare assigned review of highest courts

The Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD) research programme of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), together with its partner the ...

6 Aug 2013 | Results of first SA national health and nutrition survey released

South Africa has a huge burden of disease, fuelled by a range of risk factors, and morbidity (illness and disease) and mortality (death) figures are h...

20 Jun 2013 | Plenary Session 3, 20 June 2013 - "HIV/AIDS in South Africa: At last the glass is half full"

Speaker: Dr Olive Shisana Many more people with HIV are alive because of ARV treatment The HSRC released the key findings of the 2012 household surv...

17 Apr 2013 | Tribute to leading social sciences scholar, Professor Bernard Magubane

CEO Dr Olive Shisana of the Human Sciences Research Council expressed her condolences on behalf of the organisation to the family and friends of the l...

12 Mar 2013 | Tshwane's black men who have sex with men in urgent need of HIV/AIDS services

HIV rates among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Tshwane resemble to those in pregnant young women. HIV rates among this populatio...

8 Mar 2013 | HSRC appointed as incubator for a South African BRICS think tank

South Africa is hosting the BRICS Summit (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in Durban from 26 to 27 March 2013. Prior to this meeting the...

4 Mar 2013 | Study identifies ways to increase HIV testing, detection of previously undiagnosed HIV cases

Efforts result in modest decrease in new HIV infectionsStudy results presented on 4 March 2013 at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Inf...