Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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Research data: AFRICA

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2021 Knowledge, the media and anti-immigrant hate crime in South Africa: where are the connections?

There is a growing level of academic interest in how the media covers immigration and xenophobia in South Africa. Various scholars (e.g. Nya...

2021 Measurement of innovation in the informal sector in Africa: the importance to industrial policy

Innovation is key to industrialization in Africa and must be aligned with industrial policy. A challenge for African countries is to design ...

2021 The contribution of theories of personhood in the revaluation of children in African societies

Children across Africa, not unlike elsewhere in the world, suffer myriad hardships, some of which include sexual and physical violence, econ...

2021 South Africa's international relations: a new dawn?

Over the last 25 years, South Africa's regional and global stature has been in flux. Although there is continuity in its foreign policy obje...