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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2010 Surveys: scientific predictions or navel gazing?

The aim of this article is to interrogate the nature of survey research as a scientific tool in general and to trace the development of its ...

2010 The role of women in key economic sectors underpinned by SET: the case of the agricultural and agroprocessing sector

Agriculture is often promoted as the backbone of the rural economy and a driver of rural economic development. However, a number of historic...

2009 A researcher's experience in navigating the murky terrain of doing research in South Africa's transforming schools

This paper evolved from the author's perception of an unpleasant attitude shown by primary school teachers towards research in general and h...