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Your exciting voyage of fun and fast research starts here

We love helping people learn and develop their skills. Contribute to our ever growing research community and as a thank you we’ll give you access to the Optimal Workshop Platform for free. Feel the lift of creating projects based on data, using trends with clear insights. You can do all this while learning industry standard software used by UX teams the world over.

Whether you’re a lecturer or a student in the UX field, we’d love to help you shape the future.

Get a helping hand

We’ll give you free access to our powerful platform of tools, so you can become a pro at tree testing, card sorting, first-click testing and more.

Educator or lecturer?

We'll give you unlimited access for the duration of the course you're teaching. You can also request access for any number of students taking your course.

Are you a student?

As a student you can apply for individual access to Optimal Workshop for the duration of your course.

On top of this we have a ton of resources, whether it’s tips and tricks for nailing user interviews or understanding the basics of tree testing. We aim to help share knowledge where and when we can. We’re passionate about helping you soar!

And help others

We'd love to share your thoughts, research and opinions with the community. Whether you’re a newbie or an expert, you can help the community thrive.

Here's how you can help

Blog post

This is your chance to be published on our blog. Whether it's tips on the basics of UX or cutting edge UX ideas, you could be sharing your words with our readers from around the world.

Case study

We'd love to follow along on your journey of UX discovery and turn your project in a case study to share with other researchers. Let your awesome work inspire UXers the world over.


You could help us make our platform better not just for you, but for all researchers. Whether through a diary study, interview or survey, your feedback is essential to building awesome tools.

So are you ready for take off?

Click below to share a few details with us and join our research community!

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