The success of any research study depends on highly trained study teams

In accordance with the International Conference on Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice Guideline (GCP) and the National Clinical Trials Governance Framework, each member of the research team must be appropriately qualified and experienced for their role in the research study and must participate in ongoing training and education appropriate to their role.

Education and training opportunities at the RMH

The Office for Research supports the ongoing education and training of its researchers and study staff and facilitates the following education and training courses.

Good Clinical Practice training

The Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guideline is the international ethics and scientific quality standard for conducting clinical trials

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Health Sciences Library services

The Health Sciences Library located onsite at the Royal Melbourne Hospital provides expert assistance to clinical and research staff and students.

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REDCap support

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases

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Research integrity education

Research integrity is a way of thinking and behaving that ensure that research undertaken is trustworthy.

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External training and education opportunities

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre: Events

The VCCC Alliance brings you the latest in cancer research, education and clinical care through engaging, relevant and informative events.

Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute): Events

Doherty Institute events provide an opportunity for staff and the wider community to keep up-to-date with the latest research and developments in infectious diseases and immunology.

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI): Events

WEHI hold events throughout the year, from seminars and lectures, to open days and tours. Our events are open to everyone, including colleagues, contributors and supporters, who work or has an interest in medical research.

Australian Clinical Trials: NHMRC eLearning Modules

The modules provide an introduction to the clinical trials environment, clinical research ethics and ethical review and research governance processes.

Australian Clinical Trials: For researchers

Information and guidance on developing and conducting a clinical trial as a principal or co-investigator and becoming affiliated with a clinical trials network.

Receive notification of training opportunities

RMH staff can get up-to-date training and other information by joining:

  • Our RMH staff email group – Email the Office for Research at with a request to be added to our mailing list (at this time, we can only accommodate RMH email addresses) to ensure you receive up-to-date research information, including training information.
  • The RMH Workplace Research group – Receive updates, ask questions and share knowledge and tips. If you need assistance, email the Office for Research at
Contact us
Office for Research
(03) 9342 8548
The RMH Parkville
Level 2 South West
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria