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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Research data: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

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2020 How well is R&D oriented to human development in South Africa?

To measure policy progress, one key science, technology and innovation (STI) indicator has long captured the imagination of policy makers: g...

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2020 Is South Africa winning the war on poverty and inequality?: what do the available statistics tell us?

The chapter examines three primary dimensions of social inequality in South Africa, namely, income inequality, poverty and human development...

2018 Big science and human development: what is the connection?

The rationale for public expenditure and political support for large-scale science infrastructure is commonly underpinned by a universalist ...