Research Tools and Training
2018 Training Sessions
We are currently planning and preparing our training for 2018. Fill in our 2018 survey to inform what courses are delivered at UNE.
2017 Training Sessions
|Wednesday, 29 November 2017||09:30-16:30||Introduction to Programming with R*||Eventbrite||Library - Training Lab|
|Monday-Friday, 4–8 December, 2017||12:30-13:00 (each day)||Cloud.UNE classes||Register||Library - Training Lab|
|Wednesday, 13 December 2017||09:30-12:30||Data Visualisation with Google Fusion Tables*||Eventbrite||Library - Training Lab|
ITD also maintains a detailed page of Courses for Researchers (staff sign-in required).
Presented here is a range of research software available for download on the UNE network, or accessible free online.
|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 Readme||IT 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.||Free||eResearch Analyst|
|GitLab||A web-based versioning repository for your research projects, data and code. UNE has it's own instance of GitLab.||Free||eResearch Analyst|
|MyResearch (browser based)||My Research is a web application used to view information relating to UNE's research grants and consultancies.||Free||MyResearch 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.||UNE site licence (nil cost)||IT Service Desk|
|Qualtrics (web-based)||UNE's online survey tool, powered by Qualtrics||UNE site licence (nil cost)||IT Service Desk|