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27 Jan 2017 | Addressing barriers to women's re-entry into the labour force, particularly after childbearing

The high levels of women’s underemployment indicate that when women leave the labour force, it is often difficult for them to re-enter. There is...

1 Dec 2016 | ''Are you going to die, Mom? Research shows that talking to your young children about your HIV status helps them cope better

New scientific research from South Africa strengthens international evidence that children whose parents have a life-threatening disease such as HIV c...

28 Nov 2016 | Release of trends in international mathematics and science study results

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will release the results of the 2015 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) study on...

10 Nov 2016 | Opening address - Inaugural Restitution Conference, Castle of Good Hope

" The first even restitution conference in South Africa was hosted by the HSRC. The conference was attended by 320 people from 46 organisations whic...

1 Nov 2016 | Public perceptions of biotechnology have increased over time

" A report, Public Perceptions of Biotechnology in South Africa, produced by the HSRC was released today by the Department of Science and Technology....

12 Oct 2016 | Restitution: Something for everyone

The first ever conference on restitution to be held in South Africa takes place in November 2016. What sets this event apart from others, is its all-e...

29 Sep 2016 | LMIP releases first major skills planning report

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) was commissioned by Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to study the dynamics of skills supp...

28 Sep 2016 | Children in South African Families - Lives and Times

" This book presents a comprehensive overview of African children's lives in times of transition, transformation, and change some twenty-two years af...

22 Sep 2016 | Dr Glenda Kruss appointed as DED: CeSTII

The HSRC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Glenda Kruss as the Deputy Executive Director for the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovat...

15 Sep 2016 | New and creative ways to deliver books to young children in low-income countries

The Impact of Open Licensing on the Early Reader Ecosystem examines how to use open licensing to promote quality learning resources for young children...