Research Computing supports statistical, QDA, and online survey applications that are available to Loyola students, faculty, and staff on open-access computing lab and office desktops via the following services:
- advising, consulting and training for supported applications (training is limited to specific applications: SPSS, NVivo, and Opinio)
- managing the licensing of all supported research-related software
- arranging for home use of specific applications (SPSS, SAS, NVivo, and SNAP for faculty; SAS and SNAP for students
- assistance with the creation of, and administration of, elections to student and faculty organizations/councils
Our staff consists of one full-time staff member and three statistical advisers/research assistants. The bulk of the advising and consulting work with undergraduate and graduate students is handled by our statistical advisers. Statistical advisers are senior graduate students from social science (psychology and sociology) and mathematics/statistics with backgrounds in quantitative analysis and research methods.