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20 Aug 2019 | Results of DAAD survey announced

In May 2018 the HSRC was approached by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to assist in promoting an online survey. The results of that survey...

9 Aug 2019 | South Africa's women: faces of poverty, resilience and change

In South Africa particularly, dissecting inequality along gendered lines provides a useful but one-dimensional understanding of the challenges that wo...

7 Aug 2019 | France's Africa Relations- Domination, Continuity and Contradiction

Editors: Nicasius Achu Check, Korwa Gombe Adar and Ajume WingoISBN: 978-0-7983-0529-7 Size: 245mm x 170mm Pages: 199 Availability: July 2019 Price: R ...

2 Aug 2019 | EPD researcher exchanges knowledge with the Research Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at the University of Coventry

Tim Hart, a Senior Research Project Manager at the Economic Performance and Development research programme in the Human Sciences Research Council (HSR...

2 Aug 2019 | EPD researcher Tim Hart exchanges knowledge with the Research Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at the University of Coventry

Tim Hart, a Senior Research Project Manager in the HSRC's Economic Performance and Development research programme, visited the Research Centre for Agr...

2 Aug 2019 | HSRC signs $5 million dollar contract with Mastercard Foundation

The HSRC has just signed a contract for a five-year-long research study that will investigate the effect of tertiary education on academically talente...

2 Aug 2019 | Prof. Narnia Bohler-Muller appointed to editorial board of African Journal of Gender and Religion

Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller, Executive Director of the HSRC's DGSD research programme has been appointed to the editorial board of the African Jour...

31 Jul 2019 | EPD innovation studies team leads SALGA consultative workshop

The HSRC Economic Performance and Development (EPD) team co-leading the digitisation of the Municipal Innovation Maturity Index (MIMI), a project fund...

30 Jul 2019 | AIDSImpact 2019: HSRC presentations

The HSRC is sending a delegation to the AIDSImpact conference once again this year. This is the 14th edition of the conference and it will be held in ...

26 Jul 2019 | The Stellenbosch launch of Poverty & Inequality: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Responses

Responding to poverty and inequality in South Africa requires more than focussing on the structural aspects of the economy. The humiliation that gener...