What is SeRP@Curtin?

SeRP@Curtin is an e-Research platform that allows researchers and data custodians to manage, store, share, analyse and link sensitive research data in a fully governed and highly secure environment, whilst maintaining full control of the data at all times.

Should I be using SeRP@Curtin for my project?

SeRP@Curtin is suited to projects that require the secure storage of sensitive data in an environment that allows researchers to perform data analytics to support their research. The SeRP@Curtin environment utilises a Five Safes approach to data and risk management.

How do I get access to SeRP@Curtin?

You can use the following forms to lodge your application for a SeRP@Curtin workspace and associated user access:

Project Hosting Application
Request to Add User to Project
SeRP@Curtin User Agreement

If you require more information please contact us at

What do I need to know about using SeRP@Curtin?

SeRP@Curtin uses Windows 10 Virtual Desktops with the following tools:

• Excel
• R/RStudio
• Python
• Stata (requires licence)

Each project has its own workspace and Git repository, and access to the entire environment is secured using two-factor authentication. The SeRP@Curtin Quick Start Guide provides information on the SeRP@Curtin environment.

Fees and charges

SeRP@Curtin operates on a cost-recovery model so as to ensure sustainability of the service over the longer term. A tiered pricing system will apply – please contact us to discuss your requirements at