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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2018 Intimate partner violence in Khayelitsha schools: a culture of silence

A team of HSRC researchers, partners and collaborators conducted research at 24 schools in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape to provide baseli...

2018 "I forgive him. It wasn't easy for him": social representations of perpetrators of intimate partner violence in the Western Cape province

Over the last two decades, international scholars have studied representations of intimate partner violence against women in news media repo...

2017 Policy support for innovation in the South African tourism sector

This policy brief draws attention to the importance of innovation in the tourism sector based on evidence from a Western Cape study carried ...

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