Explore What You Can Do With Your Research

The Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning provides support for research being conducted across the university. Our team specializes in a variety of quantitative, qualitative, mixed, and survey research methodologies and software. Our support takes many forms:

  • Consultations at all stages of the research process including research design, data collection, data analysis, and visualization.
  • Coordinating access to AU’s research tools such as research software applications and the High Performance Computing cluster.
  • Pedagogical consultations on how to effectively integrate data/research into your classes.
  • In-class tutorials and demonstrations for your students on a specific research software application relevant to your learning objectives.
  • Relevant and timely research applications workshops throughout the year for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Research Applications Methods Support offers targeted help for your students in using research software applications and/or working with data.

Research Support Available

Research Software Workshops

We can’t all be experts in every software resource available. Consider attending one of the many workshops hosted by the CTRL to either refine your knowledge of a specific software package or explore how a new resource may benefit your research. Click the button below to learn more about specific topics, times, and locations.

AU Apps

Remote access to software from anywhere at anytime! Download the client to access these programs or open them in browser on your own computer by clicking the “Download AU Apps”. Read more and review our AU Apps FAQ sheet!

AU Apps supports the following software:


In-Class Tutorials (Faculty Only)

The CTRL offers support to faculty and students researches in various ways, including in-class software training sessions. Faculty can coordinate with the CTRL consultants to design a customized group training sessions designed to introduce student users to a software package supported by CTRL. This in-class session demonstrates the application of the product and can include a hands-on experience for the class.

Submit a request below at least two weeks in advance to schedule your In-Class Tutorial.

High Performance Computing (HPC)

Zorro, the AU High-Performance Computing (HPC) System supports the efforts of faculty and student researchers working with computationally intensive projects. The AU HPC System provides high-speed parallel/distributed data processing and research-dedicated storage with high input-output capabilities. Click below to learn more.

Software Support

Public Data Resources

Quantitative Research

Qualitative Research

Survey Support