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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2017 Quality education for sustainable development: are we on the right track?: evidence from the TIMSS 2015 study in South Africa

Obtaining quality education provides the foundation for improving people's lives and contributes to sustainable development. The world has c...

2017 Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related sustainable development goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

The UN???s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are grounded in the global ambition of ???leaving no one behind???. Understanding today???s...

2016 The impact of environmental management plans on firms' compliance with governmental regulations and environmental laws

Many developed and developing countries have enacted environmental laws and regulations to control water quality and the environment. Howeve...

2016 Measuring the health-related sustainable development goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

In 2015, the median health-related SDG index was 59.3 and varied widely by country, ranging from 85.5 in Iceland to 20.4 in Central African ...

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