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1 Apr 2021 | How teaching strategies affect learner performance

Learners whose teachers linked new lessons to prior knowledge achieve significantly better results in maths and science, according to the 2019 Trends ...

30 Mar 2021 | 78% of South Africans will sacrifice select human rights to fight Covid - survey

Research director at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Dr Benjamin Roberts talks to Lester Kiewit on The Midday Report about the latest surve...

30 Mar 2021 | Annual lecture launched in honour of Uyinene Mrwetyana

The inaugural Uyinene Mrwetyana Commemorative Lecture was held on Monday, 29 March, to celebrate the legacy of the University of Cape Town (UCT) stude...

30 Mar 2021 | Clock ticking in fight against TB in the world

AS the world commemorated World Tuberculosis Day, the World Health Organization said the clock was ticking for world leaders to keep their commitments...

30 Mar 2021 | DUT harm-reduction programme recognised for bold response to pandemic

The initiative was so successful that the eThekwini Municipality has awarded one of its buildings, Bellhaven Memorial in Greyville, for the purposes o...

30 Mar 2021 | Op-ed: Global Covid-19 vaccine race shows why South Africa must prioritize our own research and development

Faced with inadequate access to essential treatments, South Africa must prioritise health research and development. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown ho...

30 Mar 2021 | Screening through Chest X-Rays a more accurate diagnostic tool for scores of untreated South African TB patients

The recent TB survey was conducted between 2017 and 2018 by the South African Medical Research Council, Human Sciences Research Council and the Nation...

30 Mar 2021 | Survey: ANC, EFF supporters more willing to sacrifice rights during Covid-19

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) have revealed the findings of a survey on the impressions of South ...

26 Mar 2021 | African narratives in the future of Artificial Intelligence

When the early European colonists set forth in the 15th century, the world was one to be conquered. Hundreds of years later, the advent of artificial ...

23 Mar 2021 | Survey shows ignorance about big moments in South Africa's history

Dr Steven Gordon | Senior research specialist at the Human Sciences Research Council To explore the patterns of collective memory in the country, the...