Research Institutes in South Africa

There are numerous higher education institutions and independent research institutes in South Africa involved in undertaking research across many disciplines. Some of the notable institutions include the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI), an NGO that carries out economic research and capacity-building for the public sector in order to help advance economic and socio-economic policies in South Africa. South Africa’s National Energy Research Institute (SANERI) is the public entity entrusted with the coordination and undertaking of public interest energy research, development and demonstration. The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) is a non-governmental research institute focused on South Africa’s international relations. It has also worked significantly on issues relating to climate change, including the politics of climate change, trade and climate change, and the governance of Africa’s resources.

Research Institutes organisations in South Africa
Africa Institute of South Africa
Agricultural Research Council
Atomic Energy Corporation of South Africa Ltd
Council for Geoscience
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Information Services
CSIR - Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI)
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory
Human Sciences Research Council
Institute for the Study of Man in Africa
MINTEK
Municipal Botanic Gardens
Municipal Botanic Gardens
Natal Institute of Immunology
National Health Laboratory Service
National Zoological Gardens of South Africa
South African Astronomical Observatory
South African Brain Research Institute
South African Medical Research Council