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15 Jul 2020 | Ethics and human rights in artificial intelligence research initiative for the African region

The growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and industries within the African continent hold much promise for proffering innovative approa...

11 Jul 2020 | South Africa needs to re-think science, technology and innovation policy

How can policy enable STI to respond rapidly and effectively to emergencies like COVID-19, against a backdrop of enduring poverty and inequality and a...

29 Jun 2020 | South Africa's Freedom Charter campaign holds lessons for the pursuit of a fairer society

by Benjamin Roberts, Human Sciences Research Council Chief Research Specialist: Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES) research division, and...

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...