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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2014 Public perceptions of nuclear science in South Africa, 2013: tabulation report

The objective of this study is to give an overview of public perceptions on various aspects of nuclear technology and energy in South Africa...

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2014 Exploring South African attitudes towards nuclear technology and energy

In this study, the landscape is examined together with factors that might impact on attitudes and perception on nuclear issues. Specific iss...

2012 Heart of the matter: nuclear attitudes in South Africa

Nuclear power and its associated risks remain a public concern. In the 1988 White Paper on Energy Policy the government signalled its intent...

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2009 Three new technology platforms

The attention of this chapter is focused on human capital dynamics in three technology fields: nuclear, space and biotechnology. The core c...