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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...

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. ...