Teaching & research application development

Last updated on April 9, 2024

The Teaching & Research Application Development (TRAD) service partners with instructors, researchers and other members of the university community to design and implement innovative custom software solutions. We specialize in supporting teaching, learning and research ideas.

Read about our projects and partnerships here.


  • Build solutions for research data collection, aggregation and sharing
  • Design and develop proof of concept prototypes and fully developed applications in support of teaching and research innovations
  • Design and develop custom websites, web and mobile applications
  • Develop educational outreach and information sharing solutions
  • Identify technical recommendations, assess feasibility, and develop estimates for grant proposals
  • Create pedagogically sound games, simulations and data visualizations
  • Work with evaluators to identify and collect complex learning analytics
  • Integrate new tools into or adapt current tools within the campus’ digital ecosystem

Getting started

To work with us on your next project, contact us for a consultation.


Initial consultation is free. Thereafter, projects are billed at an hourly rate. Time and cost estimates are provided for each project prior to starting work.

Available to

  • Departments
  • Faculty
  • Researchers

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