Think tank

Human Sciences Research Council

Human Sciences Research Council ‒ HSRC

Pretoria, South Africa

The HSRC was established in 1968 as South Africa’s statutory research agency and has grown to become a dedicated research institute in the social sciences and humanities on the African continent, doing public research in areas that are crucial to development.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en

Address:
134 Pretorius Street Pretoria South Africa 0002

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
South Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1968
Age (years)
Human Sciences Research Council
 53
South Africa average
 30
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Prof Crain Soudien. CEO
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof Crain Soudien. CEO
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2019)
Human Sciences Research Council
 9,333
South Africa average
 10,845
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Human Sciences Research Council
 9,764
South Africa average
 10,843
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2019)
Human Sciences Research Council
 8,597
South Africa average
 16,711
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 05/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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