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In this section, you can find the following information:

Contact us

The Office for Research is a research portal where you can find out about research opportunities at Austin LifeSciences.

Ethics and Research Governance Unit enquiries

Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) enquiries:

Drug Studies - Phone: (03) 9496 4090   Priyanka Sathe
Non-Drug Studies - Phone: (03) 9496 4070   Alyaa Mohamed

Low & Negligible Risk Research (LNRR) Projects enquiries:

Phone: (03) 9496 4099   Bernadette Nguyen

Audit Activity / Quality Improvement Application enquiries:

Phone: (03) 9496 4099   Bernadette Nguyen

Research Governance enquiries:

Phone: (03) 9496 2901   Sharon Reid / Akshaya Ravi / Rita Wong

Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) & Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) enquiries:

Phone: (03) 9496 4099

Progress and Safety Reports enquiries: 

Phone: (03) 9496 3613   Marg Bakewell
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Other contacts: 

Lisa Pedro
Manager Ethics and Research Governance
Phone: (03) 9496 4035

Professor Paul Johnson
Director of Research 
Phone: (03) 9496 3288

Dr Sianna Panagiotopoulos
Manager Office for Research, Austin LifeSciences, Austin Medical Research Foundation
Phone: (03) 9496 5088

Mr Weiliang Zhang
Financial Analyst
Phone: (03) 9496 5563

The Office for Research is located on Level 8, Harold Stokes Building, Austin Hospital

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