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 Mar 2018 | Emerging scholars from SADC region meet to discuss Africa's socio-economic transformation

Pretoria, Thursday 9 March 2018 – Close to 100 young academics from southern Africa will meet at Birchwood Hotel for the 12th Africa Young Gradu...

6 Mar 2018 | HSRC to collaborate with Angola's Development Workshop to look at building sustainable cities

Pretoria, Wednesday 7 March 2018 – According to estimates by UN-Habitat at least 200 million people live in informal human settlements in Africa...

1 Feb 2018 | National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey underway

31 January 2018 | Cape Town | South Africa’s first survey to assess the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in the country has been commissioned by t...

22 Jan 2018 | Human Sciences Research Council study finds corruption hurts local R&D and innovation

In this regard, the World Bank’s September 2017, 10th South Africa Economic Update observes that innovation can raise South Africa’s compe...

10 Jan 2018 | First South African study looking at HIV prevalence in transgender women contributes to global 90-90-90 target

Speaking about the significance of this study in South Africa, the HSRC’s Deputy CEO: Research, Professor Leickness Simbayi said, “Through...

4 Jan 2018 | First South African study to look at HIV prevalence in transgender women

Pretoria, Thursday 4 January 2018 – Initiated and supported by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with funding f...

11 Dec 2017 | Increasing prominence for HSRC at SFSA 2017

Pretoria, Monday 11 December 2017 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) was an active participant in many of the conversations about scie...

9 Nov 2017 | Findings of first ever Southern African study looking at HIV prevention needs of male-male partnerships to be presented

HIV risk and transmission amongst male-male partnerships continues to be inadequately studied in many countries and under-represented in national HIV ...

27 Oct 2017 | Igniting conversations about science: HSRC to host Mini Science Forum South Africa 2017

HSRC to host Mini Science Forum South Africa 2017Pretoria, Friday 27 October 2017 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will, with Cape T...

12 Oct 2017 | HSRC leads the IORA Academic Group

Pretoria, Thursday 12 October 2017 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will, on the margins of the 17th Indian Ocean Rim Association (I...