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Last updated: 13 Aug 2020 5:45pm

Research Platforms and Tools

Research platforms for students and staff


Haplo Research Ethics Monitor




Recommended Tools for Research (students and staff)

This provides an overview of the tools currently provided by Information Technology to support your Research whilst working remotely.


Prepare Your Research Grant Application
Prepare your Research Application, including costings and approval workflows


Costings: Standard Equipment
Standard costings are including within Worktribe

Available within Worktribe

Costings: Non-Standard/Specialist Equipment
Non-standard hardware, software or specific data requirements

Contact your IT Business Relationship Manager*

Costings: Storage
If you require significant amounts of storage this will need to be costed into your grant

Contact your IT Business Relationship Manager*

Apply for Ethics Approval
All research must be assessed for Ethics Approval

Haplo Research Ethics

Active Research

File Storage
Safely stored up to 1TB of files and share them with colleagues

One Drive

Collaboration Tools
Collaborate on documents with your research teams

Microsoft Teams / Office 365

Conference/Video Chat Tools
Multiple tools to support working in real-time, including chat, conference calls, file sharing, etc.

Microsoft Teams

Conduct online surveys


Reference Management
Manage the information sources you collate and references to support your Research findings

RefWorks / EndNote

Data Analytics
Process your research findings

Matlab, SPSS, Nvivo, Oxmetrics
Request via Service Now

Publish Your Research

All papers must be deposited in the Institution Repository so they can be included in the REF and the ARQM

City Research Online

Easily share Your Research Datasets, figures, etc.