Research Office

Welcome to the St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Research Office Website.

This site explains the work of the Research Office and the processes a researcher must follow in order to undertake research on humans within SVHN.

Follow the links on the right hand side of this page to get the information you need.

Contacting the Research Office


Tel: 02 8382 4960

For email guidance please use the following link:

Emailing the St Vincent's Hospital Research Office 

Research Office Q and A Sessions

Research Office team members are available online every Thursday from 11am - 11.30am to answer your questions. Please use the following MS Teams link:

Research Office Q and A Sessions 

Mandatory ICH-GCP Training requirement:

  • Proof of current ICH-GCP training is required for ALL study site team members named in an STE/SSA application.
  • This applies to ALL research studies and NOT just to clinical trials
  • This mandate applies to researchers based anywhere on the Darlinghurst Precinct including staff of St Vincent’s Private Hospital, St Vincent’s Clinic, and the Garvan and Victor Chang Institutes.
  • ICH GCP certificates must be renewed every 3 years 

The following link can be used by St Vincent's Hospital staff members and members of other SPHERE partners to access ICH-GCP training modules:

ICH - GCP Training

Non-St Vincent's Hospital staff members and staff from non-SPHERE partners are required to seek training opportunities from their own institutions.