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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2020 The impact of civic engagement programmes on youth

The Human Sciences Research Council's (HSRC's) Democracy, Governance & Service Delivery (DGSD) research programme - as of 1 April 2020 the D...

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2008 Searching for the roots of the violent 'othering'

This article does not look at the findings of the report on xenophobic attacks but rather focuses on the media and in particular on the phra...

2007 Breaking the cycle of violent crime

The HSRC has embarked upon a new project on violent crime and social citizenship. This article is about this new project....

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