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 Strengthening intermediaries in the National System of Innovation (NSI): case of the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions

This paper uses the National System of Innovation (NSI) framework to interrogate the role of professional organizations as intermediaries wi...

2019 Strengthening the interactive capabilities of public research institutes in South Africa

In South Africa, public research institutes (PRIs) face the dual challenge of linking their national system of innovation (NSI) to global kn...

2009 Innovation in sub-Saharan Africa: competitiveness, capability and achievements in South Africa, Nigeria and Uganda

The Research on Knowledge Systems (RoKS) 2006 competition provided funding that has opened up a new field and delineated the contours of a r...

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