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 May 2017 | South Africa and Namibia to collaborate on producing national indicators on science, technology and innovation

Namibia, Monday 22 May 2017 – The Human Sciences Research Council’s Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) and ...

21 May 2017 | HSRC's 2017 Africa Week programme commences with building human capital

  Pretoria, Sunday, 21 April 2017 - To mark Africa Week 2017, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in collaboration with a range of partne...

15 May 2017 | HSRC's Africa Week programme to look at promoting research and innovation

Pretoria, Monday 15 May 2017 - To mark the annual commemoration of Africa month, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in collaboration with a ra...

10 May 2017 | Encouraging progress in the national HIV and behaviour study

With only two months into South Africa’s National HIV & Behaviour Survey, teams of field workers collecting behavioural survey data and bloo...

24 Apr 2017 | HSRC to recognise outstanding contributions in the social sciences and humanities

To recognise scientists and researchers who have contributed positively to the social sciences and humanities, the Human Sciences Research Council inv...

31 Mar 2017 | HSRC celebrates champion for equality, Ahmed Kathrada

Pretoria, Friday 31 March 2017 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) today joined the country, and indeed citizens around the world, in m...

31 Mar 2017 | South Africa must move towards an authentic freedom

Pretoria, Friday 31 March 2017 – Ahead of Freedom Month, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) today hosted, with the Department of Science...

24 Mar 2017 | How does South Africa move towards policy making and implementation which matters?

Amongst others, the seminar aimed to interrogate theoretical frameworks underpinning policy implementation research and the Policy Implementation Baro...

21 Feb 2017 | Media Brief - Launch of the South African National HIV Survey (SABSSM V) 2016/2017

Press statementFor immediate releaseSixty thousand participants will take part in the fifth National HIV and Health StudyThe Human Sciences Research C...

1 Dec 2016 | ''Are you going to die, Mom?'' Research shows that talking to your young children about your HIV status helps them cope better

New scientific research from South Africa strengthens international evidence that children whose parents have a life-threatening disease such as HIV c...