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11 Aug 2020 | Survey shows coronavirus impact on health workers

Pretoria - Findings of a national survey to ascertain the impact of Covid-19 on health workers in South Africa have been released - and confirm what t...

10 Aug 2020 | Interview - Dr Glenda Kruss on Classic fm

Innovation and competitiveness feature: The state of innovation in SA: Dr Glenda Kruss on Classic fmDr Glenda Kruss, head of the HSRC’s Centre f...

7 Aug 2020 | UFS Prof awarded prestigious Research Chair

The University of the Free State’s Prof. Ivan Turok from the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), who is one of South Africa’s most cit...

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 ...

6 Aug 2020 | Prof Ivan Turok awarded prestigious Research Chair at the UFS by SARChI

The University of the Free State is pleased to announce that the Human Sciences Research Council’s (HSRC) Prof Ivan Turok has been awarded a res...

5 Aug 2020 | HSRC and UKZN's School of Medicine release results of Healthworkers survey

Pretoria, Wednesday 5 August 2020 – The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nels...

3 Aug 2020 | South Africa: Funeral Practices and Cultural Dignity in the Time of Covid

People were expected to go from one end of the spectrum to the other; from washing the bodies by hand, dressing them, and holding elaborate ceremonies...

3 Aug 2020 | Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in South Africa is a statutory council that conducts policy focused research in the humanities and social s...

30 Jul 2020 | Dr Justin Visagie on Radio 786

Dr Justin Visagie is a research specialist and economist at the HSRC in the department for Inclusive Economic Development. Dr Visagie speaks about the...

28 Jul 2020 | Dr Justin Visgaie on SAfm 28 July

Justin Visagie is a research specialist and economist at the HSRC in the department for Inclusive Economic Development.Mark Misselhorn is the CEO of P...