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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2016 Shaping social literacy through HIV in higher education curricula

This article outlines a case for curriculum transformation in respect of HIV education, spearheaded in part by policy debates in the South A...

2015 Gender differences in knowledge of testicular cancer among students at a South African university

Testicular cancer (TC) is the most common form of cancer among men. Lack of knowledge of male cancers is a major contributor to delays in se...

2015 Contemporary South African foreign policy: public knowledge, beliefs and preferences

In this policy brief we analyse data from a 2013 survey of 2 739 South Africans on their interest in and knowledge of foreign affairs, views...

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2015 HIV-related knowledge, perceptions, attitudes, and utilisation of HIV counselling and testing: a venue-based intercept commuter population survey in the inner city of Johannesburg, South Africa

HIV counselling and testing (HCT) and knowledge about HIV have been key strategies utilised in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS worldw...