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24 Feb 2020 | Latest Social Attitudes Survey data now available!

Visit the Digital Curation pages to download the data: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.14749/1575000020 The South African Social Attitudes Survey (S...

18 Feb 2020 | New insights on food and nutrition security presented at research forum

A team of HSRC researchers recently presented emerging findings from an ongoing project titled, “A comprehensive status report on population, fo...

6 Dec 2019 | Financing BRICS climate change action: Cities as nuclei for implementation

Cities are well positioned to respond to climate change, as decisions can be undertaken reasonably rapidly, and have direct and non-tangible implicati...

1 Dec 2019 | World AIDS Day 2019: New pill brings hope, while stigma remains a barrier to treatment

The introduction of a new HIV drug, as part of the new antiretroviral treatment guidelines, has been greeted with widespread positivity. The three-in-...

25 Nov 2019 | A pilot LIAT community of practice to stimulate local economic development through innovation launched

On 15 November 2019, a diversity of local and national stakeholders, which included representatives from participating universities and municipalities...

22 Nov 2019 | CeSTII deepens dialogue on importance of township innovation hubs

On 14 November, the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) convened key stakeholders at Philippi Village in Cape Town to di...

20 Nov 2019 | A pilot LIAT community of practice to stimulate local economic development through innovation launched

On 15 November 2019, a diversity of local and national stakeholders, which included representatives from participating universities and municipalities...

19 Nov 2019 | Refugees evicted from camp outside UN offices in Brooklyn: An outcry for social protection and justice

The evictions that ended the month-long refugees’ protest on suburban pavements focus attention on the plight of such communities in South Afric...

15 Nov 2019 | Exploring educational progress in South Africa

TIMSS SA Newsletter: October 2019 Exploring Educational Progress in South AfricaTIMSS 2019: Where are we? The TIMSS 2019 cycle began early in 2018, ...

6 Nov 2019 | The power of constitutional dialogue: bringing the voice of ordinary South Africans inside the walls of Parliament

The voices of South Africans increasingly raised in protest underscore the need to create safe spaces where the state and citizens can hear one anothe...