Epworth HealthCare has made significant contributions to medical research in areas strongly linked to clinical care for over 90 years and continues to innovate and expand its research network. Epworth is committed to fostering research that will improve healthcare and enable Epworth’s patients to access novel treatments.
Epworth Healthcare continues to drive excellence in clinical research programs by promoting and supporting investigator-initiated and commercially-sponsored research, strengthening existing research collaborations and further developing national and international industry associations and government relations.
Epworth HealthCare research network includes:
Epworth Research Institute (ERI)
The Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre at Epworth
Epworth Radiation Oncology Research Centre (ERORC)
OrthoSport Victoria Research Centre
Epworth Musculoskeletal Research Centre
Epworth Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation
June HREC meeting
Please be aware that there will be limit to the number of new submissions accepted for the June HREC meeting
due to regulatory commitments being undertaken by Epworth HREC. If you
plan to submit a new study for ethical review in June please contact us
as early as possible to discuss.
Low risk ethics applications will not be affected.
Epworth research week, Monday 05 to Friday 09 June 2017
The dates for Epworth research week 2017 have been locked in, be sure to save the dates in your calendar and start brainstorming your research poster ideas.
Details on the exciting events scheduled for Epworth research week 2017 will be avalable on the research events page.
2017 ERI grant applications now open
Each year the Epworth Research Institute (ERI) awards research funding to Epworth affiliated investigators to support the conduct of research at Epworth HealthCare.
Applications for the 2017 ERI grant funding round open 01 February 2017, visit the research grants page for further details.
Accredited ICH-GCP training
HealthCare employees, honorary research affiliates and VMOs
undertaking research at/for Epworth have the opportunity to
attend a free TransCelerate accredited ICH-GCP training course being run through Monash Partners.
GCP certification at least every 3 years will soon become a mandatory requirement for all investigators and support staff conducting interventional studies at Epworth HealthCare, thus it is strongly recommended that researchers and their support staff take advantage of this offer.
For more information visit the Resources for Researchers page.