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
56 
South Africa average
 29
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Sarah Mosoetsa
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Professor Leickness Simbayi (Acting CEO)
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2023)
Human Sciences Research Council
 14,354
South Africa average
 18,900
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Human Sciences Research Council
 13,006
Likes (2021)
Human Sciences Research Council
 11,166
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Human Sciences Research Council
 12,345
South Africa average
 10,460
Global average
 28,979
Followers (2022)
Human Sciences Research Council
 11,805
Followers (2021)
Human Sciences Research Council
 10,915
Followers (2019)
Human Sciences Research Council
 8,597
South Africa average
 17,266
Global average
 6,386

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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