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Setting up a research project

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Research funding

Information about research funding, the Metro South Health Research Support Scheme (RSS), external research grants, research budgets and cost centres and research grants administration process.

Ethical clearance

Information on applying for ethical clearance from the Metro South Health Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC). Ethical review is a formal process that is followed to ensure health and medical research projects conform to ethical standards.

Research governance

Research governance authorisation is required at each site participating in a health and medical research project. The Site Specific Assessment (SSA) is an integral component to the research governance process.


Information about the PowerTrials Research Support Module and its benefits to your research project.

Last updated 18 May 2018
Last reviewed 17 May 2018