University research projects as part of undergraduate/postgraduate study NOT involving patients (and their data) are not required to submit a full Site Specific Assessment (SSA) Governance Application to the Office for Research. However, a simpler Research Governance application is required, as clarified further below.
This review process is avilable for our Affliated Universities - Victoria University and The University of Melbourne.
For Other University Projects involving staff only, a payment fee will be required.
For research projects involving WH patients and their data, check links on relevant submission types (QA, Low Risk or High Risk) for further details.
Brief overview of requirements for submitting research projects conducted at or by Western Health: