The Centre for Social Science Research is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Cape Town dedicated to conducting and building capacity for systematic, policy-relevant social science research in South Africa, the region and across Africa. 

Currently, the CSSR is made up of three research units, the Safety and Violence Initiative, the Adolescent Accelerators Research Hub and the Sustainable Societies Unit.

Click into each to find out more about their current work, the research team and publications.

Safety and Violence Initiative

Adolescent Accelerators Research Hub

Sustainable Societies Unit