These researcher development opportunities focus on everything VU researchers need to know to produce high quality research at VU.

Researcher Development opportunities cover both qualitative and quantitative methodology, as well as project design and skilful methodology-related software use.

Researcher development sessions

Within this development category VU runs sessions and programs throughout the year focusing on:

  • quantitative and qualitative methodologies
  • research methodology tools such as SPSS, NVivo and Qualtrics

For more information about scheduled sessions (including how to register) see the Researcher Development Program calendar.

Consultation & drop-in sessions

In addition to the organised sessions additional one-on-one support is available by appointment from Research Design & Statistical Support and the Research Ambassadors.

Online resources

  • ACSPRI: VU is a member of ACSPRI, the Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated. As a VU researcher you are entitled to the member discount should you choose to attend any workshops. See what ACSPRI has to offer.
  • AMSI: VU is a member of AMSI, the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute, entitling VU Honours and graduate researchers to attend AMSI’s schools and workshops where space is available. To register or find further program information please visit the AMSI website.