Monash Health Research Support Services is a collaborative initiative that strengthens links between education and training, basic and clinical research, and patient care.

Important information about COVID-19 and Research

All researchers are required to follow the Monash Health Research Guidelines in response to COVID-19, which impacts all research underway at Monash Health. The guidelines will be updated on a regular basis. The associated templates and forms for Remote EMR Monitoring Consents are available under the Documents Download section.

Research Support Services will be operating remotely. For urgent issues in regard to COVID-19 or a patient safety issue telephone 9594 4611 and for all other matters please email

Researchers looking to conduct COVID-19 related research will be required to register online, prior to submission of an application for Human Research Ethics and Governance Approval

Research governance

Research governance is a framework for the scientific quality, ethical acceptability and safety of the research they sponsor or approve to be conducted.

Human research ethics

The Monash Health Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) and a Human Research Ethics Low Risk Review Panel reviews proposals involving Monash Health patients, employees and resources.

Research Support Services

Monash Health Research Support Services is responsible for all human research projects conducted by Monash Health and its Monash Health Translation Precinct partners.

Commercial sponsors

Working with commercial sponsors allows us to expand our research capacity.

Emerging Researcher Fellowship

The Emerging Researcher Fellowships encourage Monash Health’s emerging researchers to conduct a research project.

Monash Health Translation Precinct

A collaborative initiative of Monash Health, Monash University and Hudson Institute of Medical Research.

Research resources and links

More information about Monash Health research.

Information and document downloads

Resources and information for different research processes.

COVID-19 research

Researchers at Monash Health are involved in a wide variety of research studies to better understand COVID-19 and provide better treatment to the community.

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