The RMH Office for Research delivers clinical research best practice leadership in the public sector.

Navigating the world of clinical research in any jurisdiction is increasingly difficult. Stakeholder diversity adds to this complexity with ongoing regulatory updates applying to all aspects of clinical study conduct. 

The RMH Office for Research teams have a wide range of know-how and expertise to facilitate your clinical research journey. We are available to you and your organisation to assist in navigating regulatory requirements to deliver as part of today's research ecosystem.

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The Office for Research provides the fundamental operational infrastructure and service delivery to support the RMH's commitment to our sector.

We are committed to our patients, not just in our dedication to enhancing health for all, but also in the proactive pursuit of our mission by adhering to our core values: People First, Lead with Kindness, and Excellence Together.

What we do

Our Office provides:

  • advice to get your study up and running sooner
  • NMA and single centre human research ethics approvals
  • research governance approvals for RMH studies, registry projects and secondary data analyses
  • an operational framework that understands stakeholder need
  • compliance oversight for your study
  • an approachable and reliable team who cares about your research studies.
Office for Research news

We post the latest news and updates from the RMH's Office for Research.

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Ethics Office

All research in Australia involving human participants is reviewed by an independent group called a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC).

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Governance Office

Research governance is a framework through which an institution is accountable for the scientific quality, ethical acceptability and safety of the research it allows to be conducted.

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Sponsor Office

The Office for Research Sponsor Office acts in the capacity of study sponsor on behalf of Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) for regulatory and legal purposes.

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Post-Approval Management

Our organisation, the ethics committee and investigators must ensure that the research continues to conform to approved ethical standards, and in accordance with the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) Research Policy throughout its lifecycle.

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Research Endeavours

The Office for Research manages all aspects of internal and external funding administration for research purposes.

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Our purpose

Advancing health for everyone, every day

Our community promise

Always there when it matters most

Our values

People First. Lead with Kindness. Excellence Together.

Contact us
Office for Research
(03) 9342 8548
The RMH Parkville
Level 2 South West
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria