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  • Matlab

Vendor Site:

Supported Platforms:

Cost: approximately $240 per license year per computer

To purchase, please fill out the MatLab Request form


  • IBM Watson™ Analytics Academic Program

Until June 30th 2019, free subscription is available for enrolled students at McMaster University (Student Edition) as well as registered faculty or staff members at McMaster University (Faculty and Staff Edition)

(to be used for non-commercial purposes only)


Website (WAP):

Any questions should be directed to .


Other Services

  • Jupyter Notebook

The Jupyter Notebook is an open-source web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and narrative text. Uses include: data cleaning and transformation, numerical simulation, statistical modeling, data visualization, machine learning, and much more.

Any McMaster faculty, staff or student can log on with their MacID & password:


  • Online survey for researchers - Limesurvey


RHPCS hosts and manages a central Limesurvey instance at:

For McMaster researchers that are going through the ethics review process for their surveys or have received clearance from MREB, this Limesurvey instance will provide them with survey templates that are research ethics compliant

To register for an account and use the ethics compliant templates in this Limesurvey instance please contact the Ethics Office.

You can find more information about how to get access to this Limesurvey instance and how to use the templates here


  • McMaster Web Conferencing - WebEx

WebEx is a web conferencing system that allows real-time communication using audio, video and text chat over the internet. It is a powerful tool that facilitates online meetings, online classes, student group work and other collaborative ideas

McMaster hosts and maintains a WebEx installation. Faculty and staff can request accounts to use the system, free of charge. More information here: