Impact Centre


5 Aug 2021 | Engaging communities in Limpopo Province for National Science Week

Recent research has demonstrated that many of the challenges faced by rural areas can effectively be addressed by adaptation of existing resources and...

2 Aug 2021 | Biogas documentary - Piloting Farming

The background document is available for download below:...

2 Jul 2021 | Poetic Inquiry Symposium 2021: Breaking barriers with poetry

The 2021 international symposium on poetic inquiry, hosted virtually by the HSRC, brought together researchers and poets from around the world, creati...

26 Mar 2021 | African narratives in the future of Artificial Intelligence

When the early European colonists set forth in the 15th century, the world was one to be conquered. Hundreds of years later, the advent of artificial ...

16 Mar 2021 | South Africa to host World Science Forum 2021

Researchers, policy and decision makers from more than 100 countries gather every two years to present and answer pressing ethical issues of scientifi...

5 Mar 2021 | A year later - taking HSRC COVID-19 survey findings back to the community

Recently, as part of the HSRC’s commitment to community engagement, the organisation hosted an open dialogue in Cape Town’s Bo-Kaap distri...

16 Feb 2021 | Science Forum 2020: Solving global crises requires breaking through barriers

by Andrea Teagle The barriers between and within the sciences and social sciences was a central theme at the Science Forum, co-hosted by the Departme...

8 Feb 2021 | How South Africa can prepare for a data-driven education system

Mmaki Jantjies, University of the Western Cape and Paul Plantinga, Human Sciences Research Council There are significant disparities in South Africa&...