Research Tools and Training

2020 Training Sessions

Unix Shell and Command Line Basics9:30 am - 12:30 pm AESTWednesday, 3rd June 2020Online, via ZoomRegister
Version Control with Git - #note UNIX is a prerequisite 9:30 am - 12:30 pm AESTThursday, 4th June  2020Online, via ZoomRegister
Surveying with Qualtrics10:00 am - 3:30 pm AESTTuesday, 9th June  2020Online, via ZoomRegister
Programming with MATLAB9:00 am - 12:30 pm AEST both daysWednesday, 10th June - Thursday, 11th June 2020Online, via ZoomRegister
Data Entry and Processing in SPSS9:00 am - 12:30 pm AEST both daysWednesday, 17th June - Thursday, 18th June 2020Online, via ZoomRegister
Introduction to Programming with R9:00 am - 12:30 pm AEST both daysWednesday, 15th July - Thursday, 16th July 2020Online, via ZoomRegister
Programming with Python9:00 am - 12:30 pm AEST both daysWednesday, 22nd July - Thursday, 23rd July 2020Online, via ZoomRegister
Data Manipulation and Visualisation in R - Advanced9:00 am - 12:30 pm AEST both daysWednesday, 5th August - Thursday, 6th August 2020Online, via ZoomRegister

For further details please contact Intersect eResearch Analyst Peta Ryan via e-mail or by calling (02) 6773 4227.

ITD also maintains a detailed page of Courses for Researchers (staff sign-in required).

* These courses are delivered by Intersect Australia. They are provided free of charge to UNE staff and students. For a list of other courses offered, visit Intersect's training page.

^ The material for these courses come from the international consortium, Software Carpentry

Available Software

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

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
GitLabA web-based versioning repository for your research projects, data and code. UNE has it's own instance of GitLab to sign in with your UNE credentials.FreeeResearch Analyst
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 SPSS is a statistical analysis software package. UNE computers only, UNE site licence (nil cost)IT Service Desk
Qualtrics (web-based)UNE's online survey tool, powered by QualtricsUNE site licence (nil cost)IT Service Desk