Since the formation of MSAMHS and the development of our academic clinical units; research, learning and evaluation have been fundamental to improving clinical outcomes for the community we serve as well as broadening the growth and knowledge base of our staff.
At MSAMHS research activities are supported by the Research and Learning Network, a hub for research endeavours. Our strengths include the breadth of research topics, involving partnerships with universities, support from mentors and experienced personnel as well as access to existing data. You will also gain support in research project development, analysis, resources and infrastructure as well as ethics and governance processes.
MSAMHS is committed to supporting research capability and capacity by providing expert advice on the feasibility, methodology and appropriateness of research initiatives at Metro South Addiction and Mental Health Services (MSAMHS) through the Research and Learning Network and the Research Advisory Committee (RAC).
This guide will assist our staff involved in research as well as our external research partners in navigating the research process requirements here at MSAMHS. To learn more the MSAMHS Research Advisory Committee Flow Chart will help you to navigate through our research process requirements. You can explore each stage in greater detail by selecting the hyperlinks within the overview.
Successful grant applications are commonly (Peat et al., 2002):
Grants can be very competitive and difficult to obtain, it is important that you discuss possible grant applications with your research mentor. Also discuss your study with your line manager to determine if your proposal may be possible without additional funding.
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