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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15 Mar 2010 | New centre to study nutrition

For South Africa to be effective in its interventions into the underlying causes of undernutrition or the chronic lifestyle diseases, such as obesity,...

9 Mar 2010 | The legacy of the 2010 World Cup

With 100 days to go before the FIFA World Cup, many questions are being asked about the legacy the event will leave behind. Dr Udesh Pillay, author of...

28 Jan 2010 | Major research initiative on a democratic developmental state

Pretoria - The Kingdom of the Netherlands is making a financial contribution of R13 million to the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) for a two-ye...

10 Dec 2009 | South African Survey of Experimental Research and Development (R&D)

The key results of the latest National Survey of Research and Experimental Development (R&D) have been released, revealing some interesting&n...

27 Oct 2009 | Public sector excellence award for HSRC

The HSRC was awarded the 2009 GOLD Award for Public Sector Excellence in the category for Best Reputation: Training and Development Sector, as voted b...

1 Sep 2009 | Tackling teenage pregnancy in schools

Teenage pregnancy in South Africa:  With a specific focus on school-going learners The transition to parenthood is a major event in the lifespan...

7 Aug 2009 | Launch of children, AIDS and poverty study

Minister for Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities, Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya, will attend the launch of the final report of the Joint Learnin...

27 Jul 2009 | National launch: The urban legacy of 2010

With less than a year to go before the start of the 2010 FIFA* World Cup, is it too late or too soon to talk about what legacy the mega-event will lea...

10 Jun 2009 | The urban legacy of 2010

With precisely a year to go before the start of the 2010 FIFA* World Cup, is it too late or too soon to talk about what legacy the mega-event will lea...

9 Jun 2009 | SA epidemic has stabilized: third national HIV survey

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s HIV epidemic has levelled off at a prevalence of 10.9% for people aged two years and older, with 5.2 million...