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ASRU's Director, Rebecca Hodes quoted in an article
Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 09:45

ASRU's Director, Rebecca Hodes, is quoted in this article, written by Dennis Webster for New Frame, about vaccine skepticism in South Africa: https://www.newframe.com/sas-age-old-factionalism-fuels-vaccine-scepticism/ 

 

The Political Parties in Africa Project Virtual Conference
Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 08:30

The Political Parties in Africa Project (PPA), supported by the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa (IDCPPA), invites interested students and scholars to attend our upcoming virtual conference on 21 & 22 January and 18 & 19 February 2021.

 

 

Rebecca Hodes (ASRU) was awarded UCT's Social Responsiveness Award
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 13:45

Rebecca Hodes (ASRU) was awarded UCT's Social Responsiveness Award at a virtual graduation ceremony. 

The poor performance of the South African government in delivering food in the first months of the 2020 lockdown criticized
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 12:30

The poor performance of the South African government in delivering food in the first months of the 2020 lockdown was subjected to more criticism by Jeremy Seekings in a webinar.

COVID-19 Literacy Talk Show
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 07:45

Clear and concise information on the vaccines for community organisations and activists.

ASRU's Director, Rebecca Hodes, to share research findings from the Mzantsi Wakho study as a part of a national youth dialogue on 10 December 2020
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 11:15

On 10 December, the HSRC in collaboration with the AIDS and Society Research Unit are hosting a youth dialogue on living with HIV as a young person in South Africa.

Hangala Siachiwena’s PhD thesis has been passed!
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 11:00

The thesis examines how changes of government affect social protection policy reform, through case-studies of Zambia and Malawi (using process tracing) and a broader analysis of East and Southern Africa (using quantitative data). 

ASRU/HSC collaborators on the 'ALHIV' project
Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 10:00

ASRU/HSRC collaborators on the 'ALHIV' project, focusing on Adolescents Living with HIV, will share combined research findings as a part of a youth dialogue on science. 

CSSR research contributes to another successful court case brought against the government
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 08:45

The Gauteng High Court has handed down a judgement in a case brought by an NGO, SA Childcare, and others against the national Minister of Social Development and her provincial counterparts.

The impacts of COVID-19 on women living with HIV and using drugs in Nepal: a report on community-based, participatory action research
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 09:30

ASRU's director, Rebecca Hodes, in collaboration with the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition, has co-authored the first-known programming and advocacy report to capture the impacts of COVID-19 from the perspectives of women living with HIV and using drugs.  

Title: ASRU wins UCT's Social Responsiveness Award for 2020
Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 00:15

The AIDS and Society Research Unit (ASRU) was awarded the Social Responsiveness Award this year, in recognition of the social impacts of the Mzantsi Wakho study

The CSSR notes with great sadness the death of Professor James Jackson
Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 05:30

Professor James Jackson, formerly of the University of Michigan in the USA. James was director of the Institute for Social Research at Michigan from 2005 to 2015. Like his predecessor, David Featherman, James was a strong supporter of and friend to the CSSR. In 2010, James flew from the USA to Cape Town to participate in the second institutional review of the CSSR. James himself was a pioneer in quantitative research into the lives of black Americans, including on their migration within the USA or from other parts of the world (including the Caribbean) to the USA. For more on James’ remarkable life and career, see this 2014 conversation.

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