Mrs Carolina Roscigno

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EMAIL: croscigno@hsrc.ac.za
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Mainstreaming Engaged Research through the National System of Innovation

Towards Engaged Research Agenda for Impact in the NSI Although the HSRC and many other institutions have had a long-standing focus and history on enga....

African Observatory on Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AORAI)

The project is being implemented together with Research ICT Africa (RIA), a non-profit technology research organisation based in Cape Town, and is fun....

MOU: Science journalism and comms: Moving a compendium of socio-behavioural research on COVID-19

This Memorandum establishes a partnership between HSC and IC within the HSRC in collaborating on the project: Science journalism and comms: Moving a c....

STUDY TO INVESTIGATE COVID-19 DEATHS IN GAUTENG HOSPITALS AND COMMUNITIES

The SARS-CoV-2 virus epidemic in South Africa has to date resulted in over 2.7 million confirmed cases as of 31 August 2021 with 32.6% (South African ....

Advancing Poetic Inquiry in the Global South 8th International Symposium on Poetic Inquiry

The Consortium on Advancing Poetic Inquiry in the Global South is a team of academics and practitioners with combined teaching, research, education, s....

Unrest related research in four wards in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

Over the past seven months, the VaxScenes Research Programme has implemented a mixed-methods, multiple case study project to explore South African???s....

The VaxScenes Research Programme: Phase 3

Over the past seven months, the VaxScenes Research Programme has implemented a mixed-methods, multiple case study project to explore South African???s....

Development of a paper and facilitation of a Masterclass at the Science Granting Councils Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa (SGCI) Annual Forum, November 2021

A Consortium led by the HSRC???s Impact Centre (IC) was awarded the SGCI commissioned Masterclass paper on Public Engagement in Research and Innovatio....

Grant for National Science Week

SAASTA has given the Impact Centre a Grant to support it's work at the National Science Week in July 2021....

GAIN Workshops - University of Cambridge

GAIN African Narratives 3 Workshops....

Case Study on COVID-19 Non-Pharmaceutical measures on communities - DSI

Research on vaccine hesitancy in South Africa is scarce; most studies on this topic have been conducted in high-income countries (Cooper, Betsch et al....

Ward-based case studies of vaccine hesitancy and the COVID-19 response in South Africa

Research on vaccine hesitancy in South Africa is scarce; most studies on this topic have been conducted in high-income countries (Cooper, Betsch et al....

AI and Ethics Human Rights Research Project for Africa - Facebook

Facebook is supporting independent academic research work in the sub-Saharan Anglophone Africa region in the field of AI Ethics. This research seeks t....

SAHRC: human rights and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The objectives of the collaboration between the SAHRC and the HSRC on the human rights research reports are as follows: Objective 1: To draw on the ex....

Evidence synthesis research project on the state of Health policy and systems in South Africa

To support the development and implementation of key health systems policies and programmes in South Africa, such as the NHI, the project will map exi....

THE PERCEIVED PREVAILING FORMS OF STIGMA AND PREJUDICES AGAINST KHOI AND SAN PEOPLES

Comprehensive research report investigating prevailing forms of stigma and prejudices against the Khoi and San Communities. The research is envisaged ....

Developing an integrated M and E framework and an evaluation plan for the service delivery implementation plans

The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) draws its mandate from several legislations, and part of those statute include the Constitu....

The Languages of Artificial Intelligence in Africa: Promoting Linguistic Diversity in Representations, Histories and Systems of Artificial Intelligence

This project seeks to explore the creative potentialities of AI within and for the African context, by promoting existing work and generating new thin....

WHO Proposal Writing Workshop

The WHO funded RIA to host a proposal writing workshop.....

Evaluation of the Gauteng Safety Strategy

Evaluation of the Gauteng Safety Strategy for the Office of the Gauteng Premier.....

Blue Label PPP - Performance Monitoring

Blue Label and CDC-SA through an implementing partner AURUM, implemented a Phase II approach to the airtime voucher PPP continuing to use the medium ....

Determination of the Potential Role of Vulnerable Groups in Disaster Risk Reduction for Policy Formulation in South Africa: Western Cape Case Study

As a means of adding value to the disaster risk management, the HSRC therefore proposes to investigate and evaluate the forms, locations and distribut....

Provision of Stakeholder Satisfaction Surveys for Parliament of RSA

Our understanding of Parliament???s requirements is that a survey of stakeholders of Parliament should be conducted with a view to determining their o....

Project on Developing an HSRC Indicator Dashboard project

There is a direct and urgent need to produce an HSRC Indicator Dashboard populated with HSRC produced survey data, as collated by Data Curation. This ....

NHC: Capacity building of military veterans in Mpumalanga, NW, FS and NC

RIA will provide capacity building to military veterans in Mpumalanga, North West, Free State and Northern Cape to assist in the production of autobio....

University of Wollongong Monitoring the effectiveness of salt reduction legistlation

RIA has been given funds from the University of Wollongong to assist them in monitoring the effectiveness of the salt reduction legislation on blood p....

uMkhonto we Sizwe Commemoration Coffee Table Book Publication

Writer (Dr Thembinkosi Twalo) to produce professional high quality written content such as text and articles for the uMkhonto we Sizwe Commemoration C....

CCI - Research to support the Implementation of a Communications Programme

The scope of this project has three components informed by the main objectives as laid out in the TORs. These are: the literature review component, th....

Mapping study of Civil Society in the human rights and social justice sectors in South Africa

Consultation for the ICE on the " Mapping study of Civil Society in the human rights and social justice sectors in South Africa" by Dr Stephen Rule....

Wave 3 of Study of Ageing (SAGE) on behalf of the World Health Organisation in 2017

Wave 1 of SAGE was conducted during 2007 by the HSRC on behalf of the WHO. The data collected comprised responses from 3800 individuals. The Human Sci....

NRF Grant: Research and policy activities in connection with the Gugulethu-Manenburg Longitudinal Study

The Gugulethu-Manenburg Longitudinal Youth Study is a 10-year longitudinal study, begun in 2016, following 920 12-18 year-old youth from Gugulethu & M....

Life Histories, Autobiographies and Biographies of Military Veterans Project

DMV has approved the preparation and publication of four manuscripts through the HSRC. The four manuscripts* are: 1. A man with a mission by Eddie Fun....

Business and Human Rights report for the year 2015/2016

The objectives of the collaboration between the SAHRC and the HSRC on the human rights research reports are as follows: Objective 1: To draw on the ex....

Developing a research paper on the causal relationship between skills development and employability of artisan graduates, and proposition of possible exit opportunities

The objectives of the research paper as outlined in the QDPE TOR are: ??? To empirically determine whether the country has a skills or a jobs problem ....

Student Support - DST NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development 2

Continued Bursary support for Ms Ragi Bashonga from the DST NRF Centre of Excellence....

Phase 2 - Takalani Sesame Project

The Play Every Day project, a partnership between the Sesame Workshop and the LEGO Foundation, is aimed at helping children become creative, lifelong ....

SANHANES impact assessment study

During 2012, the HSRC undertook a major representative national sample survey of 8166 households and 25532 individuals in the form of the South Africa....

Seminar Series: PAN Children and PSPPD

Collaboration with PSPPD to host a series of 4 PAN children seminars....

Policy Brief Training: NIHSS

Prepare a workshop to train NIHSS staff to write policy briefs....

Developing research impact guidelines for the HSRC

A RIA task team has since consulted previous work of the HSRC on research impact, relevant literature, and policy and guideline documents from bodies ....

Student Support - DST NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development

Bursary funding for Ms Ragi Bashonga for the completion of her Doctoral studies. The bursary will be awarded for 1 year at a time only.....

The Sesame Workshop / Takalani Sesame

The Play Every Day project, a partnership between the Sesame Workshop and the LEGO Foundation, is aimed at helping children become creative, lifelong ....

40-year commemorative book on the Soweto revolt

Zed Books has offered us rights to publish an SA edition of ???Year of fire Year of Ash??? to mark the 40-year anniversary of the Soweto revolt. The ....

HSRC Conference

The HSRC has been holding a biennial Human Sciences Research Social Sciences Research Conference (HSRC SSRC) since 2003. The HSRC SSR Conference is on....

Coordination of Innovation for Inclusive Development (IID) Seminars and Government Cluster Policy Workshops

1. PURPOSE 1.1 Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, the Recipient shall supply all resources, supervision and everything required to coordin....

Military Veterans Pilot - CEO Discretionary Fund

The main activities would be the: 1. development of the research tools (primarily interview schedules); 2. conducting of several interviews with Mr. K....

OECD Global Science Forum Expert Group

Third Face-to-face meeting of OECD Global Science Forum Expert Group ???Research Ethics and New Forms of Data for Social and Economic Research???: Pre....

WSSF CEO discretionary funds contribution

Discretionary funds that the CEO has allocated to the WSSF project.....

UNESCO: WSSF

In the context of the World Social Science Forum 2015 on "Transforming Global Relations for a Just World", organized by the HSRC, ISSC, CODESRIA and a....

WSSF: Consortium partner contribution ICSU

Contribution to the core budget of the WSSF from the Consortium partner ICSU....

WSSF - Panels

Project for funds received for panels for the WSSF....

ISSC Scholarship

Scholarship funding for the WSSF received from ISSC....

WSSF - Consortium contribution: University of Fort Hare

Contribution to the WSSF 2015 from the Consortium Partner: University of Fort Hare....

WSSF: Consortium contribution: SANBI

Contribution to the WSSF 2015 from the consortium partner: South African National Biodiversity Institute....

WSSF: Consortium contribution: ASSAf

Contribution for the WSSF 2015 from the consortium partner: Academy of Science of South Africa....

WSSF: Scholarship funding: University of Pretoria

Funding given to award and administer scholarships for the WSSF 2015 from UP....

SWISS Scholarship funding

OSISA has awarded a grant of R 100,000 to the HSRC to assist with scholarship funding for the WSSF. ....

The review of the Management Agenda for CODESRIA

Overall objective of the CODESRIA management review: The management review therefore consists of a review of the entire CODESRIA management that inclu....

Knowledge interchange and collaboration NRF grant

Knowledge Interchange and collaboration grant for Dr Cyril Adonis to attend an International Conference in the USA in June 2015....

SPEED Year 4- Supporting Policy Engagements For Evidence-based Decisions (SPEED) for Universal Health Coverage in Uganda

EuropeAid is funding SPEED project in Uganda at part of its call for support to Public Health Institutes EuropeAid/1351/C/ACT/Multi). SPEED is the acr....

Carnegie WSSF Scholarship Funds

Carnegie has awarded the HSRC R600,000 to assist with Scholarships for the WSSF 15....

Innovation for Inclusive Development (IID) Policy Seminars

The DST IID Policy Seminars, to be organised by HSRC will aim to inform and influence policy markers, by facilitating access to leading thinkers drawn....

BCURE Consortium

6 Components: 1. How DEA operates as an organisations 2. Diagnosing internal DEA evidence to policy linkages 3. Promoting both evidence informed and p....

SA Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Survey

the objective are , establish a baseline of 6 years data on indicators to measure recent and current capacity and activities of OTT at publicly financ....

WSSF - Scholarship Support: OSISA

Funding awarded to support scholarships to WSSF 2015 from Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa....

Study of the state of the population in Mpumalanga 2014

Study of the state of the population in Mpumalanga....

FUNDING FOR THE CONTINUATION OF THE HUMAN AND SOCIAL DYNAMICS (HSD) RESEARCH SEMINARS

Convene and manage the Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) Research Seminars Programme which includes conducting 30 Research Seminars i.e. 10 Resear....

A study to conduct a need analysis and develop a capacity building plan for GDE District Officials

The purpose of this project as stipulated in the Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership & Governance (MGSLG) terms of reference (ToR, February 2014) is t....

CONVENING THREE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION DIALOGUE EVENTS

the development of a draft policy guideline document for systematically and comprehensively integrating ICT tools in learning and teaching in schools,....

WSSF- Consortium Partners National Research Foundation

Contributions from National Research Foundation as a consortium partner....

Research Study on the Implementation of Evaluation of the Outcomes System

To determine whether the whole-of government planning linked to outcomes has been adequately introduced and effectively implemented; whether an effect....

BCURE

For policy makers to successfully address the biggest global challenges, from climate change to the next epidemic, hunger to population growth, they n....

Research project management workshop

Workshop with selected HSRC and AISA staff members on guidelines for HSRC research project management based on a draft manual and international best p....

Authoring of the Second Edition of the African Innovation Outlook (AIO)

The African Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (ASTII) Initiative is one of the AU/NEPAD Science and Technology Consolidated Plan of Action....

Reuse of the 2012/13 surplus from the HSD Seminars

As an additional feature of the project on the HSD seminar series (Government Cluster Policy Workshops and Science Seminars) it is proposed in the 201....

Agreement with MXA

To provide consultancy support to the DPME in managing the commissioning of background papers which background papers will contribute evidence and inp....

2012 National Health Insurance Seminar

A conference on the NHI will be held in Pretoria on the 6th and 7th of December 2012.....

HSRC Conference - External Funding

Social Sciences Research Conference at the Cradle of Mankind on 10 and 11 September 2012 on the theme : The re-emergence of astronomy in Africa : a tr....

CeSTII

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WSSF - DST Contribution Funding

The Forum will be hosted by the HSRC and CODESRIA (both members of the ISSC) in conjunction with the University of Johannesburg and the University of ....

Implementation of the Sector Budget Support (SBS) Policy Dialogues

Supply all resources, supervision, management and everything required to implement the Sector Budget Support (SBS) policy dialogues series focusing on....

DST - Conduct Human & Social Dynamics Science Seminars and Government Cluster Policy Workshops Programme

Science Seminars: - Disseminate scientific Research and transmit a body of new knowledge (through an iterative process of critical dialogue and colleg....

DST Human and Social Dynamics Seminars

Disseminate scientific research findings and transmit a body of new knowledge (through an iterative process of critical dialogue and collegial critiqu....

Business Innovation

Designing new measures of business innovation in South Africa is a core priority, to feed into sectoral innovation plans.....