Research Tools and Training

Upcoming Training Sessions

DateTimeCourseRegisterWhere
Wednesday, 14 June 201709:30-12:30Powerful text searching and matching with RegexesEventbriteLibrary - Training Lab
Wednesday, 14 June 201713:30-16:30Regular Expressions on Command (Advanced) (NEW)EventbriteLibrary - Training Lab
Thursday, 20 July 201709.30-16.30Introduction to Programming with PythonEventbriteLibrary - Training Lab
Wednesday, 9 August 201709:30-16:30Excel Fu: Excel for ResearchersEventbriteLibrary - Training Lab
Wednesday, 16 August 201709:30-12:30Data Visualisation with Google Fusion TablesEventbriteLibrary - Training Lab
Tuesday, 5 September 201709:30-16:30Introduction to Programming with R (NEW)Contact ptobias2@une.edu.au to express interestLibrary - Training Lab
Wednesday, 6 September 201709:30-12:30Introduction to Version Control with GitContact ptobias2@une.edu.au to express interestLibrary - Training Lab
Wednesday, 15 November 201709:30-16:30Excel Fu: Excel for ResearchersContact ptobias2@une.edu.au to express interestLibrary - Training Lab
Wednesday, 22 November 201709:30-12:30Data Visualisation with Google Fusion TablesContact ptobias2@une.edu.au to express interestLibrary - Training Lab

ITD also maintains a detailed page of Courses for Researchers.

Available Software

Presented here is a range of research software available for download on the UNE network, or accessible free online.

SoftwareDescriptionLicensingContact
Chute (browser based)Chute is an automated system to find research outputs by UNE authors, and can aid adding them to the institutional repository. Free (UNE developed)University Library
Fetch (Mac) FTP client for Mac. Free licence for educational use, details in ReadmeIT Service Desk
FileZilla (Win, Mac, Linux) File Transfer Protocol (FTP) client - software for transferring files between computers. Free IT Service Desk
Fusion Tables (browser based) Fusion Tables is an experimental data visualisation web application to gather, visualise, and share data tables. FreeeResearch Analyst
MyResearch (browser based)My Research is a web application used to view information relating to UNE's research grants and consultancies.FreeMyResearch Support
Nvivo (Win, Mac) Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) software. Designed for qualitative researchers working with very rich text-based and/or multimedia information, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required. Windows: preconfigured licence
Mac: contact IT Service Desk for licence
IT Service Desk
OpenRefine (Win/Mac/Linux) OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) is a powerful tool for working with messy data: cleaning it; transforming it from one format into another; and extending it with web services and external data. Free (open source) eResearch Analyst
R (Win/Mac/Linux) R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Free IT Service Desk
SPSS (Win, Mac) SPSS is a statistical analysis software package. Yes - UNE site licence (nil cost)IT Service Desk