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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28 Sep 2016 | Media Statement by the Department of Higher Education and Human Sciences Research Council on the release of the first official report on Skills Supply and Demand in South Africa

The three main findings from the research are:Firstly, on the economy and the demand for skills:  The South African economy has been characterise...

20 Sep 2016 | 250 HSRC researchers gather to find ways of tackling poverty and inequality

To: ALL MediaAtt: News EditorsFor immediate releaseDate: 20 September 2016Members of the media are invited to attend the official opening of the 2016 ...

3 Aug 2016 | Municipal Elections 2016 and attitudes towards current political leaders in SA

After the election rallies this past weekend, will voters turn out to cast their ballots on Wednesday? During the campaign, voters have expressed frus...

29 Jul 2016 | Public preferences for democracy in South Africa

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Speculation is rife that the ruling party has lost some of its appeal among South Africans, many of whom have grown frustrat...

29 Jul 2016 | Youth interest and understanding in South African politics

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Speculation is rife that the ruling party has lost some of its appeal among South Africans, many of whom have grown frustr...

27 Jul 2016 | Electoral responses to unfulfilled expectations: The loyal voter?

Prior to the last four elections in South Africa, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) conducted a Voter Participation Survey (VPS) on behalf of...

26 Jul 2016 | Attitudes towards current political leaders in SA

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Two recent radio talk shows focused on issues relating to voter confidence in elected leadership [1], and on the link betwee...

26 Jul 2016 | How close do voters feel to their political party of choice?

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2016 Speculation is rife that the ruling party has lost some of its appeal among South Africans, many of whom have grown frustrat...

21 Jul 2016 | Ambassador to give update on much anticipated Somalia polls

Members of the media are invited to the ambassadorial forum on the preparations for elections in the Federal Republic of Somalia. The seminar, which ...

27 Jun 2016 | Race, Gender, Class and Sexuality: why intersectionality of power relations matters

Our South African laws institutionalised the idea of race. Because of this past, we have been using race to declare who is in or who is out, to pit on...