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: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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2019 Green building: a continuous journey of improvement

Reading the preceding 13 chapters reveals snippets of a world that has gradually moved to embrace the concepts of sustainable development an...

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2019 The urban nexus: putting people at the centre

About 60% of South Africans are living in urban areas, and by 2030, this is projected to rise to more than 70%, according to the National De...

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2018 Local institutional adaptation for sustainable water management under increasing climatic variability and change: a case in the mid-Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe

The study aims to explore institutional adaptation for sustainable water resources management at the local level in the context of increasin...

2018 The stuff that dreams are made of: HIV-positive adolescents' aspirations for development

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commit to strengthening collaborations between governments and civil society. Adolescents are among...