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10 Dec 2020 | Media alert: HSRC to present analysis of Western Cape TIMMS results

Tomorrow, the  Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will be presenting an analysis of the Western Cape’s 2019 Trends in International Mat...

9 Dec 2020 | Covid-19: Blood tests to be conducted on 19,000 people in nine provinces

Blood samples are to be taken from up to 19,000 people across all provinces, in the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) two-phase nationwide Covid-...

9 Dec 2020 | Dr Mabaso's interview on SAFM

Mediated conversation: Covid-19 Super Spreader Hotspots and How the virus would spread during the festive season?Guest: Lucky Ntimane - Liquor Traders...

8 Dec 2020 | Latest TIMSSA results released

The release of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2019 results took place on 8 December 2020. The Grade 5 test ad...

7 Dec 2020 | Renowned SA scientists, Profs Quarraisha and Salim Karim to address opening of SFSA 2020

Media alert issued by the Department of Science and Innovation Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 2020 will open on Wednesday, 9 December with South A...

3 Dec 2020 | The disabling and enabling effects of COVID-19

Today, 3 December 2020, is International Day of Persons with Disabilities around the world. It also marks the conclusion of South Africa’s Disab...

3 Dec 2020 | Watch livestream of the release of TIMSS results

The release of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2019 results will be broadcast live on the Department of Basic E...

2 Dec 2020 | HSRC and partners to deliberate on social issues under the theme of Radical Reason at 2020 Science Forum

The HSRC will bring together a consortium of partners from the humanities and social sciences in the country, under the theme of Radical Reason at the...

19 Nov 2020 | US-Africa relations: Biden needs to focus on economic policies and diplomacy rather than China-Africa relations

By Funeka Yazini AprilWhile US president-elect Joe Biden has favoured greater US engagement with Africa to counter growing Chinese influence on the co...

18 Nov 2020 | New NRF SARCHI Chair in African Feminist Imaginations for Mandela Uni

Nelson Mandela University wishes to announce a second National Research Foundation (NRF) SARCHI Research Chair in Humanities. The Research Chair on Af...