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HSD researchers contribute to international publication on grandparenting

8 August 2017  | Latest News  | Human and Social Development

Grandparents in South Africa have come to play a major role in sustaining their grandchildren's generation. HSRC researchers were involved in this international peer-reviewed effort at exploring grandparenting in cultural contexts.

SA and Namibia to collaborate on producing national science, technology and innovation indicators

23 May 2017  | Latest News  | CeSTII

CeSTII and Namibia’s National Commission on Research Science and Technology today concluded an agreement to collaborate on the production of national scientific and innovation statistics.

The agreement was concluded on the margins of the 2017 annual conference of the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) in Windhoek.  This MoU will advance the ongoing collaboration between the two agencies in the areas of learning exchanges, joint research projects and joint publications.

eThekwini to host a symposium in support of Radical City Transformation

The 5th annual eThekwini-Academic Research Symposium will be held at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) from the 1st to 2ndof June 2017.

Encouraging progress in the national HIV and behaviour study

17 May 2017  | Latest News  | HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB

With only two months into South Africa’s National HIV & Behaviour Survey, teams of field workers collecting behavioural survey data and blood samples across the country have reported “an encouraging response rate from the public,” according to Professor Leickness Simbayi, Deputy CEO for Research at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and overall Principal Investigator of the study.

HSRC's Africa Week programme to look at promoting research and innovation

To mark the annual commemoration of Africa month, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in collaboration with a range of partners invites members of the media to participate in thought leadership platforms lined-up for Africa Week.

 

Release of national R&D Survey and IP & Technology Transfer reports

11 April 2017  | Latest News  | CeSTII

The South African Department of Science and Technology (DST), National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO), Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA), and the Centre for Science, Technology & Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will release the results of two new national survey reports on Wednesday 12 April 2017.

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