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 Upgrading dense informal settlements by building upwards: lessons from an informal settlement in Durban, South Africa

Approximately 287 000 households live in 581 informal settlements across eThekwini Municipality and the numbers are growing. This translates...

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2015 Mega-projects and sustainability in Durban, South Africa: convergent or divergent agendas?

This paper explores the relationship between urban regeneration and sustainability within the post-apartheid city of Durban, South Africa, u...

2015 Urban regeneration and sustainablitlity: Durban's conflicting agendas

To what extent do cities take sustainability into account in their urban regeneration strategies? Sylvia Hannan used three mega-projects ...