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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2015 Comprehensive report: a research framework on gender and socio-cultural inclusion in global change research

This Report is the product of a project attempting to design a framework which would better enable the mainstreaming of gender and socio-cul...

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2012 Children's learning in the diverse sociocultural context of South Africa

Children develop in several interlocking systems in the context of their family, and within the interaction of such settings as home, school...

2009 The sociocultural aspects of HIV/AIDS in South Africa

This chapter focuses on some sociocultural aspects of life within the majority black African population of South Africa, most of whom speak ...

2005 The relationship between labour market dynamics and HIV/AIDS prevalence in South Africa: a literature review

The aim of this literature review is to analyses the contribution of current research and literature to an understanding of the relationship...