Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2012 Highlights from TIMSS 2011: the South African perspective

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is cross-national assessment of the mathematics and science knowledge of f...

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2010 Youth into science strategy tracking studies report: final

The DST's Youth into Science Division has identified a number of projects under the auspices of the Youth into Science Strategy (2004-2009) ...

2009 Evaluation of the programmatic support grant intervention for existing science centres

The crisis of skills shortage in South Africa, which is attributed to a decline in the numbers of learners pursuing mathematics and science ...

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2009 District professional development models as a way to introduce primary-school teachers to natural science curriculum reforms in one district in South Africa

This paper reports on a study that investigated whether district continued professional development (CPD) sufficiently prepared teachers for...