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20 Apr 2021 | This week in civil society: Planning for the restoration of Earth

This week in civil society: Planning for the restoration of Earth, a sustainable grant system and the end of South Africa’s ‘book famine&r...

19 Apr 2021 | Politicised COVID-19 responses undermine trust in science

Concerns have mounted across Africa, Europe and Asia that scientists advising on the spread of COVID-19 are being compromised by close relationships w...

19 Apr 2021 | Post-Covid cities can only be saved by reinvention and transformation

BY IVAN TUROK As the pandemic empties city centres and alters work and travel patterns, planners must redesign them for new needs, functions and econ...

19 Apr 2021 | Publishing should be a big deal - for the right reasons

Research publication when I was a student in the late 1960s and early 1970s was a big deal. Once accepted, an article could stack for five years befor...

19 Apr 2021 | University on a mission to help people change their lives

For years, students from the University of Pretoria (UP) in South Africa were tormented by robberies that occurred near a dumpsite situated right behi...

14 Apr 2021 | Newzroom Afrika's Cathy Mohahlana is joined by Senior Research Specialist, Dr Andrea Liesel Juan

The Human Sciences Research Council has looked at the extent and nature of bullying in schools, in different and unequal socio-economic contexts. To s...

9 Apr 2021 | SABSSM jobs April 2021

The HSRC will be implementing the South African National HIV prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (also known as SABSSM VI). The ...

7 Apr 2021 | Making sure it is possible with science, technology and innovation at the new Department of Science and Innovation

With its name changed from the Department of Science and Technology to the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), there is greater emphasis on th...

7 Apr 2021 | Prof. Moti appointed as new Dean of Postgraduate School, UNIABUJA

Professor Moti was among 25 African scholars that participated in the China-Africa Research Exchange Programme (2016) organized by the China Institute...

7 Apr 2021 | The first, rough draft of history: How journalism has helped not just report, but shape the course of South Africa

Journalists report the first draft of history in newspapers and magazines. Some then write the detailed backstory second draft in books. Academics pro...