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12 May 2020 | PASET RSIF: Call for Scholarships - 3rd Cohort of RSIF PhD Scholarships

Deadline for applications: June 15, 2020Please visit: https://www/rsif-paset.org/calls/...

11 May 2020 | From innovation to uptake: why South Africa's water technologies are getting stuck in the pipeline

South Africa is a global leader in water innovation. Despite this, and despite the demand for innovations that can help farmers and rural communities ...

29 Apr 2020 | The COVID-19 impact on sexual- and reproductive-health rights and gender-based violence

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating many of the factors that intersect to increase the risk for interpersonal violence, and in particular intimate p...

24 Apr 2020 | Gaps in the design and implementation of the Gauteng housing allocation process

Download the Policy Brief Housing allocation continues to be a concern, not only in South Africa, but also globally, in contexts where public hou...

22 Apr 2020 | Links between SA housing policy and economy fail to support delivery

by Professor Ivan Turok  Introduction   Housing is a crucial issue for the economy, yet the links between housing and economic progres...

21 Apr 2020 | HSRC/PPT Policy Brief: Upgrading Dense Informal Settlements by Building Upwards

Please find below policy brief on “Upgrading dense informal settlements by building upwards?”. Approximately 287,000 households live in 5...

16 Apr 2020 | Living through global trauma: Mental-health implications of COVID-19 from a developing country perspective

As countries travel further along the road of social distancing, the psychological toll of the global coronavirus pandemic is becoming more apparent. ...

9 Apr 2020 | Democratic oversight in the time of the Covid-19 lockdown

In the spirit of ‘thuma mina’, most South Africans responded positively to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call for a national COVID-19 ...

9 Apr 2020 | HSRC Commences Survey to understand how South Africans are coping with the lockdown

The HSRC was established in 1968 as South Africa’s statutory research agency and has grown to become the largest dedicated research institute in...

8 Apr 2020 | Tuberculosis in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic reached South Africa in March - the month in which World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is commemorated. The 24th of March is dedicated t...