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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2020 Developing a targeted behavioural change communication strategy for a linguistically and culturally diverse community

Social and behavioural change communication (SBCC) as a domain in health communication is increasingly being recognised as a valuable tool f...

2018 On decolonisation and revolution: a Kristevan reading of the hashtags student movements and Fallism

In 2015, clarion calls for a radical change in South African universities sounded. Protesting students demanded a transformed cultural and p...

2016 Dialogue education as an approach to multiculturalism for social cohesion in Namibia

The paper explores approaches to cultural diversity and its relation to the concept of social cohesion in the context of a multicultural sch...