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Medicine in the 4th Industrial Revolution era: Where do we place cancer?

2 November 2018  | Africa Institute of South Africa

Certain types of cancer may be curable if diagnosed and treated early. To explore emerging biomedical diagnostic and treatment technologies the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with Nabio Consulting held a Cancer Policy Dialogue on Thursday 25 October 2018.

Inclusive Development in Africa: Transformation of Global Relations

This book addresses a fundamental developmental challenge for Africa: given all that we know about pertinent issues, what should be done to ensure effective development in Africa?

Eminent African scholar, Dr Ibbo Mandaza to deliver the annual Archie Mafeje Memorial Lecture

The Human Science Research Council’s (HSRC) Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA), in collaboration with the University of South Africa’s Archie Mafeje Research Institute (AMRI) invites members of the media to the Annual Archie Mafeje Memorial lecture, to be held at Unisa, Kgorong Building on 28 March 2018.

AISA writing retreat for emerging scholars

24 November 2017  | Latest News  | Africa Institute of South Africa

On 20-21 November 2017 AISA organised a writing retreat for emerging scholarsat the HSRC Building in Pretoria. Indeed, as the organisers and participants, we are indebted to HSRC and its AISA division for supporting this programme which is consistent with the South African Government’s new growth path of National Development Plan (NDP) to accelerate evidence-based innovation and support “to leave no one behind” at the local, national, and regional contexts.

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.

 

Young African scholars converge to discuss leadership and gender for sustainable development

Scores of young graduates and scholars from different African countries and the diaspora converged at Birchwood Hotel and Conference centre for the 11th annual Africa Young Graduates and Scholars Conference (AYGS) from 13 to 14 March 2017.  The AYGS is jointly organised by the Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) programme of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with the historic, University of Fort Hare.

NRF Rating - Dr Sylvester Maphosa

3 October 2016  | Africa Institute of South Africa

Please join us in congratulating Dr Sylvester Maphosa. The NRF rating application of Prof Maphosa has resulted in his formal recognition as a C-rated scientist.

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