Simple Interactive Statistical Analysis (SISA): a free online resource for conducting statistical analysis.
You may also be interested in MedCalc, a complete statistical program designed for biomedical researchers. You can download a free trial from this site.
Your lecturers may also be able to suggest programs they use when dealing with statistical data.
There are a number of data analysis and visualisation packages available either as open source software or commercial software.
UWA has installed
on student computers across the campuses.
R and RStudio are open source programs and can be downloaded onto your personal computer. NVivo and SPSS are licensed software. NVivo may be downloaded by UWA students and staff.
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NVivo is a qualitative data analysis software package produced by QSR International. It allows you to collect, organise and analyse content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys and audio.
Access to NVivo
UWA has a Campus license for the University of Western Australia covering all currently enrolled students and staff. It is installed on all student PCs in the Library.
NVivo can be downloaded onto your personal computer. UWA’s licence for NVivo is annual, renewed each September.
Once the current key expires, a new license key is required to continue using NVivo. Contact IT for the new licence key if you require renewal.
Ensure to retain your NVivo project files, which should be usable on license renewal. Occasionally, conversion is required. Please contact IT for support if you have difficulty converting the files.
How do I NVivo
R is a programming language designed for statistical analysis and data visualisation. It is frequently used for data analysis and by data miners.
R’s basic functions can be extended by loading packages of functions. The R community has developed thousands of packages of useful functions for a wide range of data analysis and visualisation tasks.
How do I R?
There are a wide range of online tutorials to help you learn R
RStudio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R. It includes a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, as well as tools for plotting, history, debugging and workspace management.
RStudio’s basic functions can be extended by loading packages of functions. The R community has developed thousands of packages of useful functions for a wide range of data analysis and visualisation tasks.