Resources and Training
Upcoming Seminars, Workshops and Presentations
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|IRGF Workshop||Wednesday, December 11, 2019 |
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
U265A - ORSCE Boardroom
Join ORSCE Director Melissa Deane and Associate Professor and former Research Development Officer Leah Hamilton as they offer MRU faculty valuable tips on how to submit a successful Internal Research Grant Fund (IRGF) application for the Winter 2020 opportunity that will open in ROMEO in December.
Faculty members can check their eligibility for this opportunity in the Guidelines.
Please register via the ADC Workshops website.
ROMEO is an effective one-stop-shop for researchers, signing authorities and reviewers, designed to streamline submission through approval processes. Users can login to check the status of an ethics application, or start a new grant application, or complete a few review assignments.
The ROMEO User guide provides insight on how to use the platform starting from its home page navigation to learning how to submit application and event forms.
General information about the ROMEO Research Portal including important dates about workshops and other updates, and important how-to's.
ROMEO User Guide
More information about the Research Portal detailing parts and techniques on how to use the platform.
ROMEO Research Portal
Login to the ROMEO Research Portal to access applications, events, and other research related materials.
Software and By-Appointment Training Sessions
MRU IT Services is upgrading SPSS to Version 25 (Version 24 stopped working on August 30th). SPSS license holders should have received a message through the System Centre (the pop-up panel at the bottom right corner of your computer screen) to install the new version. If you did not receive this prompt or you have questions about the upgrade process, please contact Julia Johnson in the ORSCE at (403) 440-6069 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Computers/laptops MUST be plugged into an internet port with an ethernet cable on campus in order for the upgrade to be done.
SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is a software package used for statistical analysis, data management and documentation.
It offers the following features:
- Descriptive statistics: Cross tabulation, Frequencies, Descriptives, Explore, Descriptive Ratio Statistics
- Bivariate statistics: Means, t-test, ANOVA, Correlation (bivariate, partial, distances), Nonparametric tests
- Prediction for numerical outcomes: Linear regression
- Prediction for identifying groups: Factor analysis, cluster analysis (two-step, K-means, hierarchical), Discriminant
For assistance in handling/interpreting your SPSS data, please contact us at (403) 440-6069 to set up an appointment.
NVivo is the #1 software package for qualitative data analysis. It was designed for qualitative researchers working with rich text-based and/or multimedia information, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data were required.
NVivo accommodates a wide range of research methods, including:
- network and organizational analysis
- action or evidence-based research
- discourse analysis
- grounded theory
- conversation analysis
- literature reviews
- mixed methods research
- the Framework methodology.
NVivo supports data formats such as audio files, videos, digital photos, Word, PDF, spreadsheets, rich text, plain text and web and social media data. Users can interchange data with applications like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, IBM SPSS Statistics, EndNote, Microsoft OneNote, SurveyMonkey and Evernote; and order transcripts from within NVivo projects, using TranscribeMe (© Wikipedia).
If you have any questions or require more information about ROMEO, please contact us.