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6 Nov 2019 | The power of constitutional dialogue: bringing the voice of ordinary South Africans inside the walls of Parliament

The voices of South Africans increasingly raised in protest underscore the need to create safe spaces where the state and citizens can hear one anothe...

1 Nov 2019 | Ready or Not! Black Students' Experiences of South African Universities

Ready or Not! Black Students' Experiences of South African Universities is a short film offering a snapshot of students' structural and personal obsta...

1 Nov 2019 | South Africa's expenditure on R&D continues to grow

Spending on research and development (R&D) in South Africa continues to increase, although at a slower rate than before. This is the key finding o...

31 Oct 2019 | AYGS - Abstract submission deadline

The Africa  Institute of  South Africa  (AISA) within the  Human Science  Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with the Uni...

30 Oct 2019 | The Fourth Industrial Revolution: revolution, evolution, or heuristic?

The term ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ or ‘4IR’ suggests that widespread change– from how we live to how we conceive of...

29 Oct 2019 | Collaborating on couples-focused interventions for HIV, STIs and diabetes

The HSRC is collaborating with the University of Southampton and the University of Cape Town to develop behaviour change strategies aimed at encouragi...

25 Oct 2019 | Innovation tool MIMI II: Coming soon to a municipality near you

Innovative technologies may be an important means of addressing South Africa’s service delivery challenges, if harnessed to solve problems from ...

21 Oct 2019 | School's Out project kicks off in earnest with meetings across southern Africa

The HSRC's ten-country study -- the School's Out project -- has kicked off in earnest with meetings across southern Africa last week. The project is f...

16 Oct 2019 | Seeing science through photography with the South African Science Lens Competition 2019

The 11th round of the South African Science Lens® competition, a photographic competition celebrating the splendour and wonder of science, opens f...

10 Oct 2019 | HSRC facilitates high-level Food and Nutrition Security Validation Workshop

On 3 and 4 October 2019, Dr Peter Jacobs, Dr Admire Nyamwanza, Ms Bhekiwe Fakudze and Ms Khanyisa Mkhabele from EPD and Dr Whadi-Ah Parker from SAPH a...