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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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...

18 Feb 2013 | What The Nation States

With an ambitious set of priorities planned by national government ahead of the 2014 general election, President Jacob Zuma faced an expectant crowd i...

30 Jan 2013 | Eskom is shifting goalposts in electricity pricing

Eskom has proposed price increases in its application to  the multi-year price determination (MYPD3) process that would raise the real electricit...

30 Jan 2013 | HSRC is UNAIDS Collaborating Centre on HIV

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...

29 Jan 2013 | New guidelines for counselling and testing children for HIV

A new set of guidelines and training tools dealing with the legal, ethical and counselling issues related to HIV testing of children is now available ...

28 Jan 2013 | HSRC appoints Deputy Chief Executive Officer: Management Support - Dr Udesh Pillay

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Udesh Pillay as its Deputy Chief Executive Officer: Management...

15 Jan 2013 | Women who have sex with women not protected against HIV

Despite the popular image of “invulnerability,” women who have sex with women (WSW) in southern Africa are living with, or are at risk of ...

11 Dec 2012 | Mathematics and science levels in TIMSS 2011 shows improvement, though still low

For TIMSS 2011 in South Africa, the HSRC conducted the study in 256 public schools and 27 independent schools.  Nearly 12 000 Grade 9 learners pa...

29 Nov 2012 | Professor Jakes Gerwel - HSRC expresses its condolences

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) wishes to extend its condolences to the family of the late Professor Jakes Gerwel, who served as chair of t...