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28 Aug 2020 | New COVID-19 model underscores impact of interventions on epidemic trajectory

A new, systems dynamics model joins the cohort of COVID-19 models seeking to provide insights into the epidemic in South Africa. Used to capture the 1...

19 Aug 2020 | COVID-19: Nurses have highest levels of distress among health-care workers

In the early phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses were less confident in their COVID-19 training and had a higher perceived risk of infection than ...

6 Aug 2020 | Feminist Movements for a Sustainable Future

“The cost to the global economy of gender-based discrimination in social institutions is $6 trillion (7.5% of the global GDP)”, according ...

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...