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Barwon Health Library Service: Research Information

Evidence for Excellence

Research Services

Evidence Based Practice in Health

Evidence Based Practice - By using Evidence Based Practice you are aiming to provide the most effective available best practice care to improve your patient outcomes.


Barwon Health staff have access to two statistical software packages:

  • Stata 14
  • R / R Studio

To access, complete the online StatLab Access application form

For statistics assistance you can contact Dr. StellaMay Gwini on extension x59624 or email her

The book "An introduction to Stata for health researchers (2014) is available from the Library. We can bring in other books from other libraries. Just complete this request form.

If you are affiliated with Deakin University as staff or student then you can access SPSS. You can also access the excellent Lynda online training platform which has modules on SPSS

Deakin run training courses (R / Python / RedCAP etc) that are for Deakin staff and students. However if places are available then Barwon Health staff and researchers may be considered (an affiliation with Deakin is not required).