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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Research data: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

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2019 Action and community-based research: improving local governance practices through the community scorecard

The chapter begins with an examination of the elements of PAR/CBR. Thereafter the authors describe the implementation of the community score...

2018 Using qualitative tools as interventionist research strategies for emancipation

As much as South African struggles for freedom and transformation can be termed emancipatory, not all attempts to research and record them c...

2018 Research as freedom: using a continuum of interactive, participatory and emancipatory methods for addressing youth marginality

This article offers an analysis of a continuum along which interactive, participatory and emancipatory inquiries may be placed in critical q...

2017 Research protocols and ethical considerations in indigenous knowledge systems

Research in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in South Africa has grown at a very high pace in a relatively short period of time. The growt...