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
 27
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Professor Leickness Simbayi (Acting CEO)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof Crain Soudien (CEO)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Prof Crain Soudien. CEO
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2021)
Human Sciences Research Council
 11,166
South Africa average
 15,953
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Human Sciences Research Council
 9,333
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Human Sciences Research Council
 10,915
South Africa average
 19,516
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Human Sciences Research Council
 9,764
Followers (2019)
Human Sciences Research Council
 8,597
South Africa average
 17,716
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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