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Take the survey: Worldwide study on "Researchers' International Mobility"

26 April 2018  | General  | Latest News

Why are doctoral students (Dr or PhD) and postdocs interested in conducting research abroad? What information needs do they have when going abroad?

Inaugural HSRC Medal for the Social Sciences and Humanities to leading scholar tonight

25 November 2016  | Latest News  | General

The HSRC will present the inaugural Medal for the Social Sciences and Humanities to a leading scholar tonight. The awards ceremony for the first Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Medal for the Social Sciences and Humanities will be awarded at the HSRC’s Pretoria office tonight.

Call for applications: DST-NRF Internship Programme 2017/18

19 October 2016  | General

The National Research Foundation (NRF) is responsible for the management of the DST-NRF Internship Programme in which unemployed Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) graduates and postgraduates (including those in Social Sciences and Humanities) are offered an opportunity to acquire practical work experience through mentoring and exposure to a research environment. This opportunity is also offered to those unemployed graduates and postgraduates who are interested in research management; research support and administration at public higher education institutions and research agencies through a partnership with the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA). Applications are invited from candidates who are interested in acquiring work experience in the areas of specialisation or disciplines in the stated provinces

SA: Deputy Minister Buti Manamela to participate at the cross generational conversation on student movements

14 June 2016  | General  | Latest News

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, responsible for Planning Monitoring and Evaluation, Youth Development and Administration Buti Manamela will give a keynote address at a dialogue on student movements.

NRF and HSRC launch Ambassadorial Forum on S&T

11 May 2016  | Latest News  | General

The National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) held the inaugural Ambassadorial Forum on Science and Technology on 10 May 2016, hosted by the University of Pretoria. The theme of the seminar was Research and Development in South Africa and Algeria.

Longer walk to freedom: making sense of attitudes towards race relations in SA

11 May 2016  | Latest News  | General

There is much unfinished business in post-apartheid South Africa. Over the past year, a series of racist and bigoted outbursts on social media have generated widespread public debate about the state of race relations and social cohesion in the country. Student protests has also drawn attention to economic inequality, the slow pace of transformation in general, and institutionalised racism in society and on university campuses.

Call to nominate outstanding young scientists to young academy

The South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) is accepting nominations for New Members.

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