We provide various research funding opportunities that researchers can apply for to help facilitate research. Our funding opportunties include:
Study and Research Assistance Scheme (SARAS)
Metro South Health facilitates internal and external research grants administration services through its role as a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) research administering institution for any research grants on which Metro South Health is the administering institution. This includes providing advice and support in relation to:
Metro South Research must be involved in the research grants administration process if it is proposed for Metro South Health to be identified as the grant administering institution.
Read more about the following research funding processes:
Metro South Research has various research management funding, grants and contracts procedures that should be followed.
It is imperative for researchers to identify relevant costs and requirements for research funding and identify whether grants will be sought prior to seeking ethical clearance and research governance authorisation.
Clinicians, researchers and principal investigators must identify and document the financial support needed for their research project.
It is the responsibility of the principal investigators to identify the items associated with their research project that could incur costs.
Research costs can include clinician/researcher time, use of Metro South Health facilities and resources, printing, postage, access to internal or external expertise (eg biostatisticians), diagnostic procedures and publication.
Any research project that requires financial support (from any source) must be supported by a research project costing and budget.
Relevant Metro South Health business managers/finance officers and/or cost centre managers may support the costing of any research project and will be involved in the costing for research projects requiring substantial resources.
More information regarding Metro South Health research budgets and cost centres management can be found in the Research Funding, Budgets and Infrastructure Support Procedure.
As part of the setting up process you should consider costs associated with:
Your relevant business manager/finance officer and/or cost centre manager may support the costing of any research project and will be involved in the costing for research projects requiring substantial resources.