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 Adolescent barriers to HIV prevention research: are parental consent requirements the biggest obstacle?

One third of people newly living with HIV/AIDS are adolescents. Research on adolescent HIV prevention is critical owing to differences betwe...

2019 The future of research: knowledge production outside institutions

For many years, researchers have been producing knowledge in a tightly-controlled peer-review system from within institutions. Rapid global ...

2019 Safeguarding the future of genomic research in South Africa: broad consent and the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013

Genomic research has been identified in South Africa (SA) as important in developing a strong bio-economy that has the potential to improve ...