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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2019 Transformation, stratification and higher education: exploring the absorption into employment of public financial aid beneficiaries across the South African higher education system

Improving access to higher education is an important strategy for achieving equity in the labour market. Against the backdrop of the massifi...

2019 The effectiveness of Twitter as a tertiary education stakeholder communication tool: a case of #FeesMustFall in South Africa

Twitter has been a prevailing proxy in activating South Africa???s #FeesMustFall student movement. This research explores whether or not, so...

2018 Transforming higher education: impact of a growing black middle class

What should a post-apartheid university in South Africa look like and how are students from an exploding African middle class handling the s...