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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2020 Mafeje: scholar-activist with noble convictions

This critical review of an edited volume of Archie Mafeje's writings closes gaps in what is known about his political upbringing, his scient...

2020 Intellectual liberation: public intellectuals in South Africa

Who is an intellectual? More importantly, who and what constitutes a public intellectual? And are such distinctions necessary given South Af...

2020 Charlotte Maxeke: mother of black freedom in South Africa

Until the 2016 publication of Zubeida Jaffers biography, Beauty of the Heart, most people associated the name Charlotte Maxeke with a hospit...