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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2021 Another student revolution?

A wave of student activism is sweeping the world. Countries and regions such as Algeria, Bolivia, Britain, Catalonia, Chile, Ecuador, France...

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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2021 He who pays the piper calls the tune: personal reflections on collaborators, conspirators and researchers at the HSRC

Having worked at the HSRC for 16 years and recently having undergone my fifth or sixth organisational transformation, one could do with grea...

2020 Reflections of South African student leaders: 1994 to 2017

Reflections of South African Student Leaders, 1994 to 2017 is a collection of the reflections of 12 former student leaders who were in posit...