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.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: N/A
Leader gender: N/A Leader(s) (2021): Professor Leickness Simbayi (Acting CEO)
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2020): Prof Crain Soudien (CEO)
Leader gender: Male
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
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Notes: Professor Leickness Simbayi is the Acting CEO since April 1, 2021.