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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: INNOVATION

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2020 Opening up new trajectories in the informal sector: can township innovation hubs make the difference?

A key question that this policy brief addresses is: How can township innovation hubs contribute to building local innovation and production ...

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2020 Innovation policy at the intersection: global debates and local experiences

Worldwide, countries have to respond to local and global socio-technological shifts and needs, specifically the transformations wrought by a...

2020 Rethinking open government as innovation for inclusive development: open access, data and ICT in South Africa

Open government has come to be closely associated with innovation for inclusive development (IID). These two areas of practice and research ...

2020 Tourism innovation and sustainability: implications for skills development in South Africa

This chapter interrogates human resource competencies vis-a-vis innovation in tourism which is an under-researched topic in the tourism lite...