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Research Data Services

Data collection, analysis, and visualization are essential research tasks that often require specialized skills. Northwestern IT provides support services for researchers in all fields working with data in any capacity.

If you are seeking data storage or data workflow support, please see Research Data Storage and Research Lab IT Support.

Service Offerings

Data Science Consultation

Researchers who encounter challenges or questions working with data, including writing code to work with data, can schedule a consultation with data science specialists. These short consultations are an effective way to get your questions answered, troubleshoot analysis or code, or seek advice on analysis strategies or approaches.


Data Visualization Support

Northwestern IT can work with researchers who need help preparing graphics and figures for publication, are interested in creating interactive graphics, or want to use data visualization techniques to effectively explore their data.


Data Project Support

Northwestern IT staff can collaborate closely with faculty and staff researchers on research projects with data collection, data analysis, or application or tool development components requiring specialized analysis or coding skills. The length of engagements can vary from a week to a year.


Service Owner

Research Computing Services


Last Updated: 20 March 2019

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