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Researchers must complete the OMF1 HREC/RGO Annual Progress Report/Final Report MSH/BDHP and submit to the Metro South Health Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) Office and Metro South Health Research Governance Office for all research projects which are ethically and scientifically approved and authorised to occur within a Metro South Health facility at the conclusion of the research project.
All completed OMF1 HREC/RGO Annual Progress Report/Final Report MSH/BDHP must be emailed to the Metro South Health Research Ethics and Governance Post Approval Reporting email address on or before closure date.
At the conclusion of the Metro South Health Research Support Scheme (RSS) fund period or completion of the research project or termination of the research fund for any other reason, the Principal Investigator (PI) and/or research fund recipient must complete the required Final Report Template and forward to the Metro South Health Research Grants Administration Officer via email by the due date.
Progress and final reports are required by most funding bodies as part of the conditions of the research grant/award. Continued funding of the research project and the eligibility to compete for future funding is often reliant on their completion.
Clinicians and researchers are encouraged to contact the coordinating body for the research grant for more information.
At the conclusion of a research project all surplus funds, including those managed via the General Trust Fund or the Health Service Operating Funds, will be retained intact by the Metro South Health with one exception:
Following discussions between the Principal Investigator (PI) and the Business/Finance Manager and/or Cost Centre Manager funds retained by the Metro South Health will be allocated for that financial year within the department/division of the individual Principal Investigator (PI) to be used for the following purposes:
Please contact the Metro South Health PowerTrials Support Office to discuss further.