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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2017 Improving the probability of policy acceptance and implementation: lessons from the Gauteng Department of Education

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) identified human, systemic and structural challenges that constrained its ability to excel in deli...

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2017 State of research on youth in Gauteng

This commissioned study on the State of the Youth in Gauteng Province on two research questions: (1) what is the state of research on youth...