Research support

CSU has a number of Research Support Services designed to provide support for Researchers, Supervisors and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Candidates across their research endeavours and careers.

Current research students

As an HDR Student, you have access to a wide variety of information, tools, resources and guides to support you on your journey.

A guide to research at Charles Sturt University

A guide to support researchers to navigate our research community, and find information on systems, processes, policies and strategies for undertaking research at Charles Sturt University.

Professional development

Everyone in the research community at CSU has access to the research professional development (PD) programs.

Data, methods and tools

Find information on research methods and the tools you can use to conduct your research.

Data analysis software and surveys

Software such as SPSS, NVivo, Endnote, ArcGIS, ENVI and R will help you to organise, visualise and analyse your research data. You can also use Survey Monkey to create online surveys.

Statistics workshops and tools

The Quantitative Consulting Unit (QCU) runs statistics workshops and tutorials for various tools. CSU students or staff, or members of the public are welcome to attend.

Research output reporting

Information about Research Outputs Collection (ROC), MyResearch, CRO and putting your thesis on CRO.


MyResearch (also known as Research Master) is our complete research management system.

Indigenous support

Indigenous researchers and HDR candidates can find opportunities for supporting their research and study.

Policies and procedures

Access a range of policies and procedures.

Support contacts

View all of Research Office's contact points.

Forms and Guides

Access a range of guides and electronic forms.