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Passing the baton: Mandela's legacy and today's student protests

25 March 2019  | Latest News  | Office of the CEO

A short way up the road from where a conference was taking place about the making of Mandela, opposite a war memorial, an art museum containing traditional artifacts and fashion items welcomed visitors with the name “Nelson Mandela Art Museum.” A little further along, a quirky coffee shop with a Nelson Mandela quote scrawled on the wall “it’s always impossible until its done”.

Call to nominate outstanding young scientists to young academy

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

HSRC appoints new CEO

27 May 2015  | Latest News  | Office of the CEO  | General  | HSRC Board

The Board of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Crain A. Soudien as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the HSRC. Prof. Soudien’s appointment was confirmed by Cabinet on 27 May 2015 and is effective 1 September 2015.

The Board of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Crain A. Soudien as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the HSRC. Prof. Soudien’s appointment was confirmed by Cabinet on 27 May 2015 and will be effective 1 September 2015.
- See more at: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/media-briefs/hsrc-board/hsrc-appoints-new-ceo#sthash.OzJe137E.dpuf

Closing remarks, Gender Summit Africa

Globalisation of science, of business, of environmental, economic, health, food, and transportation challenges creates an opportunity to address national and international needs.

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.

Creating a credible institutional mechanism for skills planning in SA

Close to three years on since the start of the LMIP, we gather at this briefing meeting to share some of our findings to you, Honourable Minister, the Department of Higher Education and Training and the audience of skills development policymakers, practitioners and researchers. I can vouch that researchers in this project collectively spent many more than 10 000 hours studying skills planning.  Not only have they studied this area and conducted research to better understand the enterprise and dynamics of skills planning, but they have undertaken the work in collaboration with government and other social actors. I am pleased to note that LMIP has become a brand synonymous with skills planning in South Africa.

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