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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2021 Education quality, life at Christel House South Africa and social mobility for learners

This research project explored the quality of education at CHSA, an independent school based in Ottery, Cape Town, and whether its learners ...

2021 Inequality and urban density: socio-economic drivers of uneven densification in Cape Town

Global policies promote urban compaction to achieve sustainable development. This article highlights the limits of analysing densification a...

2020 The Cape Radicals: intellectual and political thought of the New Era Fellowship 1930s-1960s

In 1937 a group of young Capetonians, socialist intellectuals from the Workers' Party of South Africa and the Non-European Unity Movement, e...

2020 Home first: a starting point for the chronically homeless?

On a crisp June morning over two months after COVID-19 lockdown was announced, Cape Town was eerily quiet. Stripped of its bustling crowds o...

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