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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2015 Science engagement framework and youth into science strategy: science centre capacity building project evaluation

The Science Centre Capacity Building (SCCB) project was introduced in response to the capacity challenge presented by the rapid increase in ...

2012 Measuring change in vulnerable adolescents: findings from a peer education evaluation in South Africa

Introduction: In the context of poverty and HIV and AIDS, peer education is thought to be capable of providing vulnerable youth with psychos...

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2011 Culture-sensitive and resource oriented peer (CROP) - groups as a community based intervention for trauma survivors: a randomized controlled pilot study with refugees and asylum seekers from Chechnya

Asylum seekers and refugees frequently suffer from post-traumatic stress and culturally sensitive methods towards reducing symptoms should b...

2010 Evaluating interventions

This chapter focuses on describing the various aspects of evaluation, conducted at different stages of an intervention programme's lifespan....