Data Collection and Analysis

This page lists software tools commonly used for data collection and analysis that are covered by a University wide agreement.

For advice about software for data collection and analysis other than what is listed on this page, please open a request for "Research ICT Assistance" in Kuhukuhu.

See also: Information about ethical issues related to data collection and analysis.

Tools and systems

Google Forms

Google Forms is a web based survey tool, part of the Google Applications suite.

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ANSYS Multiphysics

University staff and students can request access to ANSYS Multiphysics, which is simulation software that allows users to create virtual prototypes of their designs operating under real-world multiphysics conditions.

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Staff and students can request access to ArcGIS Online is a cloud-based mapping and analysis solution for geospatial data. Charges may apply to this service.

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Staff and students can receive limited advice and support for Delft3D, an integrated modelling suite that simulates two-dimensional and three-dimensional flow, sediment transport and morphology, waves, water quality and ecology.

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Staff and students can request access to Geneious Prime, a bioinformatics software platform for molecular biology and sequence analysis.

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Staff and students can use MATLAB, which combines a desktop environment tuned for iterative analysis and design processes with a programming language that expresses matrix and array mathematics directly.

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NVivo is a software package for qualitative data analysis that can be downloaded and used by University staff and students.

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Qualtrics is a powerful web based survey tool, available for free for University of Waikato users.

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SPSS Premium

SPSS is a statistical software package that can be downloaded and used by University staff and in some cases, students.

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Kuhukuhu Self Service Portal Te Kuhukuhu Rārangi - Log Your Own Request

"Kuhukuhu" is our IT Service Catalogue. You can search for and log your own service requests. You can also view the status of your current requests and see the estimated delivery time for them, provide further information by adding notes or attaching files, and view a full history of all previous requests.
For anything urgent you should phone the Service Desk: ext 4008 (838 4008) for assistance.