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.

 


31 May 2012 | Celebrating the voices of liberation

HSRC Press is proud to launch the first two books in its new Voices of Liberation series. This series celebrates the lives and writings of South Afric...

16 Mar 2012 | New R42m national study starts in four provinces

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and study partners kick starts its R42m national health survey, the South African National Health and Nutri...

23 Feb 2012 | National health survey needs you

The Fourth South African National HIV, Behaviour and Health Survey (SABSSM 4), undertaken by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) every 3 years,...

27 Jan 2012 | Strategic national health surveys hit the road

Two significant national surveys will be conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) this year.  The principal investigators of both ...

28 Nov 2011 | Some 14 million participate in HIV counselling and testing campaign

Port Elizabeth - More than 14 million South Africans took part in HIV counselling and testing campaign over the past year – that is the size of ...

24 Nov 2011 | Humanities research the focus of new head of HSRC programme

Professor Arvin Bhana has been appointed as executive director of the Human and Social Development (HSD) research programme at the Human Sciences Rese...

17 Nov 2011 | Building a new green growth path

In their approach to COP17, governments need to see the environment not in conflict with economic growth, but as a means of boosting jobs and liveliho...

24 Oct 2011 | North-South collaboation can strengthen health research

Africa’s investment in research infrastructure is inadequate, especially since the continent is going through an epidemiological transition wher...

20 Oct 2011 | HSRC to host World Social Science Forum

The HSRC has won a bid to host the World Social Science Forum (WSSF) conference in 2015, CEO Dr Olive Shisana announced at the launch of the HSRC's 20...

18 Oct 2011 | HSRC annual report and finances presented to portfolio committee

The HSRC has once again received an unqualified audit from the Auditor-General’s office with respect to the 2010/11 financial year. The report ...