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Research Ethics and Governance (REG) is committed to supporting research that improves the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Our department oversees research that is conducted in or by the Melbourne Children’s Campus. The campus includes The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), Murdoch
Children’s Research Institute and the University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics.
The two key goals of our department are to:
To help meet these goals, REG carries out a number of functions. These include:
All research conducted on or by the RCH Melbourne Children’s campus requires:
The RCH HREC complies with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) including all updates. For more information about the HREC, please refer to its:
REG is active in a number of collaborative networks, including: