Graduate School

Research tools

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Research students and staff may find the following tools and resources helpful.

Additional resources can be found on the Moodle page On track for your research degree which is a collection of useful research training resources and links to online research training courses.

Online Surveys

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Online Surveys (formerly BOS) is an easy-to-use service that allows you to develop, deploy and analyse surveys via the Web. It is offered free to University of Nottingham postgraduate research students and staff through the Graduate School.

Call for Participants


Call for Participants (CFP) is an online service for academic researchers and students to promote their research and recruit study participants.

Big Data Network

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Big Data Network - Access to research data with a focus on Business and Local Government Data - from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). 


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