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COVID-19 information and updates

Find the most recent updates here, as well as FAQs and information for students, faculty and staff.

Q: I’m interested in taking classes about research methods or how to use a specific tool, like NVivo, STATA, or R. Does Spark offer classes in research methods or tools?

Spark regularly hosts research seminars and workshops that introduce the McMaster research community to new methods and tools. We also provide groups training in particular software tools. We are currently developing additional training opportunities, and we are happy to discuss research and training collaborations. If you would like training for your research team, please get in touch to discuss your needs.


In addition, all McMaster affiliated students, faculty, and staff can access Lynda online tutorials for free, which include several data analysis modules for specific research methods or tools.