Research and Ethics Office


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The Research Directorate will be holding REGIS + Research Information Webinars on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 2:00pm via Skype. Slides from previous presentations can be accessed on the Research Directorate website under Training: 

The webinars will cover:

• Research basics
• How to use REGIS and make various submissions
• Suggestions on how to answer questions in your application
• What information we are looking for in an SSA
• What the HREC wants to see in your application
• Overview of research policies and guidelines
• Data storage… what you should and shouldn’t do
• And more!

The prrevious schedule of webinars was as follows:
• Wednesday 7 August 2019 – REGIS Frequently Asked Questions!  - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 14 August 2019 – REGIS + Submit what and where?  - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 21 August 2019 – REGIS + How to do further information requests - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 28 August 2019 – REGIS + How to obtain Head of Department sign off - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 4 September 2019 – REGIS + Do’s and Don’ts + Tips and Tricks to streamline your review - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 18 September 2019 – National Statement – Research Pathway, Risks and Benefits, and REGIS FAQs - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 2 October 2019 – National Statement – Waiver of Consent, Opt Out, Limited Disclosure, REGIS FAQs - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Writing your Protocol + REGIS - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 6 November 2019 – When do you need a research contract? + REGIS - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 20 November 2019 – Tips and Tricks for Low Risk Ethics Applications - ACCESS SLIDES HERE

The current schedule of webinars for 2020 is as follows:
• Wednesday 19 February 2020 - Protocol Requirements - ACCESS SLIDES HERE  
• Wednesday 4 March 2020 - Research Contracts: What to do and When
• Wednesday 18 March 2020 - Overview of Requirements for Ethics Applications - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 20 May 2020 - CALD Populations and Vulnerable Groups - ACCESS SLIDES HERE
• Wednesday 15 July 2020 - REGIS Frequently Asked Questions!
• Wednesday 05 August 2020 - Submit What and Where?
• Wednesday 02 September 2020 - Governance Requirements - STE Applications
• Wednesday 16 September 2020 - Overview of Post-Approval Requirements
• Wednesday TBA - Overview of Authorised Prescriber, Access Requests and External Entity Agreement
• Wednesday TBA - Overview of Registry and Biobank Requirements
• Wednesday TBA - Overview of Waiver of Consent, Informed Consent, Limited Disclosure and Opt-Out
• Wednesday TBA - Ethical Considerations: Risks and Benefits
• Wednesday TBA - Overview of Requirement for SSA Applications and Clinical Trial Requirements

Training will be ongoing. For further information on the topics to be covered please check the website.

Please see the Instructions below on how to join the webinar. You can use your desktop, laptop or mobile phone with internet connection.
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Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training courses 

Please see below GCP training courses from OHMR:

Introductory GCP Training: Self Directed Online Course
Refresher GCP Training: Self Directed Online Course 


The following courses are available on MyHealthLearning:

Research: Planning the Research Process (DEV 933)
Research: Introduction for Beginners (40027982)
Easy Guide to Writing (40165467)
Presentation skills (42033607)

RESEARCH EDUCATION RESOURCES - Nursing, Allied Health and Medical Clinicians

Research education resources have been developed for Nursing, Allied Health and Medical clinicians in SWSLHD. These resources provide guidance on topics, including:

  • how to begin a research project;
  • how to fit research in with clinical work;
  • statistical support available;
  • conducting clinical trials in SWSLHD;
  • engaging with diverse communities, and more.

The resources include videos that address common research-related FAQs, helpful links and references. The videos are available for free on the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research website:

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