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8 Nov 2020 | Skills Mismatches and Shortages within the TVET Sector: Peril or Promise?

Despite the strong policy commitment within the TVET system to: (1) expand access for enrolment and (2) strengthen the sector’s capacity to prov...

6 Nov 2020 | Job losses a concern

Research conducted by Prof Ivan Turok, researcher of the National Research Foundation and professor at the University of the Free State (UFS), and Jus...

6 Nov 2020 | Study Sheds Light On How South Africa Can Best Tackle Prejudice Against Migrants

Xenophobia is a serious problem in South Africa. Cross-border migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the country face harassment and discrimination....

5 Nov 2020 | Survey shows Covid-19 fatigue among South Africans

Business Day reports that the second phase of a survey conducted by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)...

5 Nov 2020 | Lockdown fatigue raises Covid-19 risks, say researchers

Survey shows growing pandemic fatigue, complacency and unnecessary risk of exposure to Covid-19 during lower lockdown levelsThis week the Centre for S...

5 Nov 2020 | Science, innovation department achieves clean audit

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) obtained a clean audit for the 2019/20 financial year, marking the third consecutive clean audit report...

5 Nov 2020 | South Africa: New Books - Migrant Labour After Apartheid

Women miners have two identities: underground, where traditional markers of femininity must be suppressed, and at home, where they are expected to be ...

5 Nov 2020 | Study: Xenophobia a serious problem in South Africa - Dr Steven Gordon

A study by the Human Science Research Council (HSRC) has revealed that Xenophobia is a serious problem in South Africa. Hundreds of incidents of anti-...

4 Nov 2020 | How SA can best tackle xenophobia & prejudice against migrants - HSRC study

Xenophobia is a serious problem in South Africa. Cross-border migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the country face harassment and discrimination....

4 Nov 2020 | HSRC and Facebook announce grant awardees for research on ethics, human rights and AI in Africa

HSRC and Facebook announce grant awardees for research on ethics, human rights and AI in Africa Pretoria, Monday 2 November 2020 – The Human Sci...