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: SOUTH AFRICA

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2021 Ontological well-being and the effects of race in South Africa

The concept of ontological insecurity draws attention to uncertainty, instability, and threats to autonomy, as these relate to people' s ide...

2021 Universities as change agents in resource-poor local settings: an empirically grounded typology of engagement models

University-community engagement is emerging as an important channel for social innovation, requiring universities to act as change agents in...

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2020 The relationship between social welfare policy and multi dimensional well-being: an analysis using the South Africa child support grant

Socio-historical context and ideology are often overlooked in analyses of how social welfare policy is used to promote well-being. This pape...

2020 Lottery incentives have short-term impact on ART initiation among men: results from a randomized pilot study

Introduction: Among people living with HIV in South Africa, viral suppression is lower among men than women. The study aim was to test the i...