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Central Adelaide Local Health Network Research Services


Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) Research Services supports researchers across CALHN and the wider research community within South Australia, strengthening CALHN’s commitment to research excellence.

The core services provided by CALHN Research Services include:

  • Ethics support ensuring that the research project meets national standards
  • Governance support to ensure the project meets organisational standards
  • Research project advice for protocol development and submission
  • Education on ethical conduct of research and good clinical practice
  • Providing research governance tools and guidelines to support the responsible conduct of research
  • Providing assistance in research management and post approval reporting of projects
  • Facilitating research collaborations and services with external organisations
  • Providing clinical trial liaison advice and support for researchers and sponsors
  • Enabling systems support for clinical research management and reporting
  • Facilitating clinical trials through the specialised clinical trial facilities at the Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Providing grant administration support and financial advice for research projects
  • Review and negotiation of research contracts with our partners and external parties
  • Management of grants provided by the Hospital Services Charitable Gifts Board
  • Support, advice and coordination of recruitment of research staff
  • Working closely with researchers and Aushealth Pty Ltd in commercialisation of intellectual property

For further information contact CALHN Research Services via email at

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