Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Research Methods Support

Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO)

Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO) -SRMO is an online research tool that should be of interest to anyone engaged in qualitative or quantitative research. It includes a comprehensive collection of full text resources that introduce a variety of research methods; it can assist in the selection and application of different research methods.

Quantitative Consulting Unit

The Quantitative Consulting Unit (QCU) is located in the Research Office on the Wagga Wagga campus. Our service provides statistical assistance to Honours, Masters and PhD research students and staff across CSU.

Some of the services the QCU can provide are:

* General statistical consultancy.
* Design of experiments - Sample size, Power analysis etc.
* Analysing data – conventional statistical analysis and machine learning.
* Workshops for people looking to enhance their statistical skills.

Spatial Data Analysis Network (SPAN)

The Spatial Data Analysis Network (SPAN) is a research support unit. SPAN's primary role is to support academic research by staff and post graduate students of the university in the areas of:

* Survey and questionnaire design
* Geographic Information Systems
* Remote Sensing
* Spatial Statistics
* Modelling
* Research computer system
* Processing and interpreting large digital data sets

Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated

CSU is a member of Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI) who offer week long courses in a variety of research methods/statistics. Research Students are able to fund attendance at these workshops using their resource funding. Academic Staff may be able to use consultancy funds or request funding support from Heads of School or from the Research Office.