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 Geography and voting: the growth of urban opposition in South Africa two decades after democratisation

The results of the 2016 local government elections in South Africa provided a new opportunity to assess voting trends and to explore the syn...

2016 Unpacking the geography of tourism innovation in Western Cape province, South Africa

This paper interrogates the geography of tourism innovation in the Western Cape, South Africa. In particular, innovations by tourism firms a...

2016 The rise and demise of geography at Vista university

IN this chapter the authors review the context of the uniquely created Vista University and Department of Geographical Sciences which is fol...