Research Use and Impact Assessment
Research impact assessment in the social sciences and humanities: Implications for inclusive development
The HSRC in collaboration with the DST, hosted IID Policy Seminar on Research Impact Assessment in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Implications for Inclusive Development.
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Professor Charles Hongoro has been appointed Deputy Executive Director: RIA effective 1 July 2018.
Professor Hongoro has an illustrious career as a health economist and policy analyst having looked at a range of issues in the area of public health. He holds a PhD in Health Economics and Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London.
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?
Ahead of Freedom Month, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) today hosted, with the Department of Science and Technology and Freedom Park, a discussion on how intergenerational trauma impacts on social cohesion and nation building in South Africa.
“South Africa has lost a champion in the country’s efforts to build a just and equal society, one who devoted decades of his life to fighting against resistant poverty and inequality.”
The high levels of women’s underemployment indicate that when women leave the labour force, it is often difficult for them to re-enter. There is thus an urgent need to address the barriers to women’s re-entry into the labour force, particularly if they left work because of childbearing responsibilities.
The Impact of Open Licensing on the Early Reader Ecosystem examines how to use open licensing to promote quality learning resources for young children that are relevant and interesting. Research in early reading tends to focus on traditional publishing value and supply chains, without taking much consideration of new approaches and solutions emerging from the digitisation of content and the impact of open licences.