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 Quality school mathematics: an elusive aspiration?

This chapter reviews the educational investments, policies and programmes introduced since 1994 and, using the outcome measure of mathematic...

2011 The influence of antiretroviral treatment on willingness to test: a qualitative study in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Previous quantitative studies suggest a mutually reinforcing relationship between HIV counselling and testing (HCT) and antiretroviral treat...

2010 Equity and quality mathematics education within schools: findings from TIMMS data for Ghana

In 2003, about 50 countries including Ghana participated in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS). This is the ...