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Undertaking research in Metro South Health

There are two components of approval for all research projects—both of these must be addressed in full before a project can be given approval to commence:

  1. Human Research Ethics Committee (Ethics) Approval, and
  2. Research Governance (Site-Specific Assessment) Authorisation.

To reduce unnecessary delay, we recommend both applications are submitted simultaneously.

Application process

The application process for Ethics and Governance approval is dependent on the risk level of the research:

Ethics and governance approval process Full ethics process Full governance process Monitoring and reporting process

Last updated 7 June 2017
Last reviewed 12 March 2015

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