DCEO: Research

HSRC appoints new DCEO: Research

17 May 2016  | Latest News  | DCEO: Research

The HSRC Board has approved the appointment of Prof Leickness Simbayi as the Deputy CEO for Research, effective 1 June 2016. Prof Simbayi has a rich history within the HSRC, spanning over 15 years.

Recent HSRC Press titles include seminal works

Recent publications from HSRC Press up to March 2015 include the very seminal Congress Movement (in three volumes), Ethical Quandaries in Research, Rogue State and Beyond Benchmarks (TIMSS Report).

Gender Summit 5 Africa 2015 media briefing

The CEO of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Prof Olive Shisana together with the Minister in the Presidency responsible Women, Ms Susan Shabangu will on Monday, 20 April brief members of the media about the first global Gender Summit on the African continent relating to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.

HSRC and UCT together with key youth stakeholders make inputs into draft policy

The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with the Children’s Institute, the Southern African Labour and Development Research Unit and the Poverty and Inequality initiative (all at the University of Cape Town) held a workshop in order to consider the draft National Youth Policy. The workshop was held during February 2015.

HSRC concludes relationship with the Swiss Government

A science symposium hosted by the Ambassador of Switzerland, Christian Meuwly, concluded an agreement between the HSRC, the Swiss Embassy, the University of Basel and other social partners to commit to the ideals of the Swiss–South African Joint Research Programme (SSAJRP).

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