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NVivo Training with Research Computing Services

Looking for a tool to organise and analyse your qualitative research data? NVivo may be the answer for you. Check out the many exciting NVivo training sessions and meet-ups during October organised for researchers by researchers – credit to Alex Shermon, Emilie and Andrew from Research Computing Services.

Get started with this four-part ‘Introduction to NVivo’ training series with the first covering NVivo for Mac for the first time! Each of the 4 sessions will take place each Friday at 1pm starting this Friday 16 October.

Part 1: Importing and Coding

Friday 16th October, 1pm-2pm (Sign up at Eventbrite)

This introductory workshop is aimed at complete beginners with NVivo. In this session, you will learn how to navigate NVivo’s user interface, import files, and code textual data. Emilie, who recently joined our NVivo community as a community coordinator, will be the trainer for this session, and will be demonstrating on NVivo for Mac!

Part 2: Cases and Case Classifications

Friday 23rd October, 1pm-2pm (Sign up at Eventbrite)

This online session further explores the way in which you can conduct research in NVivo. In this session, you’ll learn how to organise your nodes, code cases and create case classifications.

Part 3: Memos and Annotations

Friday 30th October, 1pm-2pm (Sign up at Eventbrite)

This part covers writing memos and annotations as a means to keep track of your research data over time. Outside of NVivo, this part feeds into general researcher strategies of data management and journalling!

Part 4: Visualisations

Friday 6th November, 1pm-2pm (Remind me – Sign up at Eventbrite)

This online session for researchers explorers the functionality NVivo offers for web scraping. You will learn how to use NCapture as a browser extension, how to import twitter data, and how to work with this data in NVivo.

Explore more training & resources

The Research Computing Services team have created digital support packs for NVivo and other tools. If you’re unable to attend these sessions, you can still explore training materials on GitBook.

For more free training on a variety of digital research tools, check out the Research Computing Services Eventbrite page. For more help or information, contact the training team at


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