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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26 Mar 2019 | HSRC to attempt first standardised survey of innovation in the informal sector in South Africa

Pretoria, Monday 25 March 2019 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), on behalf of the Department of Science and Technology, will for the...

25 Mar 2019 | HSRC to lead a study on the health impacts of climate adaptation actions in rural Southern Africa

Pretoria, Tuesday 19 March 2019 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), working with researchers based at universities in Zimbabwe, the Un...

13 Mar 2019 | Youth development in Africa to take the centre stage at the 2019 AYGS Conference

Pretoria, Wednesday 13 March 2019 – Emerging scholars from different parts of Africa will meet in South Africa for the 13th annual Africa Young ...

7 Dec 2018 | Safety of women and children must include the LGBTIQ community

Pretoria, Thursday 6 December 2018 – Coming during the annual commemoration of the 16 Days of Non Violence Against Women and Children campaign, ...

3 Dec 2018 | Statement by the HSRC and UNAIDS on a joint 2018 World AIDS Days partnership seminar on HIV drug resistance

The fifth South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, conducted in 2017 by the Human Sciences Research Counc...

21 Nov 2018 | Elections in Cameroon, Madagascar and DRC: A breakthrough into peaceful societies or a source of renewed conflict?

Pretoria, Tuesday 20 November 2018 – The Human Sciences Research Council’s (HSRC) Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA), UNISA’s I...

21 Sep 2018 | Professor Chapman receives 2018 HSRC Medal in Social Sciences and Humanities

Professor Chapman is also Professor Emeritus and Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study,...

13 Aug 2018 | Why Do People Attack Foreigners Living in South Africa? Asking Ordinary South Africans

Introduction One of the major problems facing South Africa is anti-immigrant violence. This type of hate crime discourages long-term integration of in...

1 Aug 2018 | HSRC study finds violence is commonplace in schools

The SeViSSA initiative aims to create safe school environments by dealing with violence against girls and is delivered through peer educators in Khaye...

25 Jul 2018 | HSRC to investigate role of services in boosting growth within Southern Africa

Pretoria, Wednesday 25 July 2018 – The Human Sciences Research Council has been awarded a prestigious grant by the United Nations University to ...