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8 Jan 2019 | Urban-rural collaboration part of the recipe for balanced development

" To mark the 40th anniversary of its opening-up policy, China hosted an international forum to share the lessons of its metamorphosis from an impove...

3 Dec 2018 | Statement by the HSRC and UNAIDS on a joint 2018 World AIDS Days partnership seminar on HIV drug resistance

HIV Drug Resistance: Results from the Fifth South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence Behaviour and Communication survey, and impact on the 90-...

29 Nov 2018 | EPD to explore the innovation landscape of the great Karoo region

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), in partnership with the Technology Innovation Agency, has tasked the Economic Performance and Developm...

29 Nov 2018 | Turning East London into a university town of 'new of opportunities'

EPD’s Professor Leslie Bank recently received funding from the Buffalo City Municipal Development Agency (BCMDA) to look at ways of maximising o...

21 Nov 2018 | Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis visits the HSRC

Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis visits the HSRC to meet with members of the executive leadership....

8 Nov 2018 | Are criminal justice institutions continuing to entertain the violation of rape victims' rights?

More and more people feel unsafe in South Africa. Crime statistics indicate that South Africans do not feel safe in their homes, communities and work ...

2 Nov 2018 | Indian Ocean Rim Association meets in Durban

The HSRC's Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller, along with Mr Selby Modiba from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), represented South Africa at a me...

2 Nov 2018 | Medicine in the 4th Industrial Revolution era: Where do we place cancer?

Certain types of cancer may be curable if diagnosed and treated early. To explore emerging biomedical diagnostic and treatment technologies the Human ...

2 Nov 2018 | The first of its kind outside Gauteng: A community-owned non-communicable disease screening service in Sweetwaters

Since 2015, Dr Alastair van Heerden from HSD and his colleague Laurie Bruns at the UCLA Center for World Health have worked with MBA teams from UCLA o...

30 Oct 2018 | Monitoring and responding to political violence in SA

Prof Mia Swart, Research Director at the Human Sciences Research Council, talks about violence in different spheres of South African life and strategi...