COVID-19 information for researchers

Changes to have been made to research at Monash Health as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a result of the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s advice, the Monash Health Research Guidelines dated 12 May 2020 will remain in place for the time being.

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.

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