Research process resources: Launching pad

A comprehensive collection of resources to guide you through each of the major stages of a research project.

All researchers are required to conduct research in a manner that meets the standards of the Melbourne Children’s campus and National guidance protects the safety of all research participants and facilitates the generation of high-quality data.

This Launching pad provides guidance, procedures, and templates to help you conduct your research involving participants efficiently while meeting these standards. These resources have been developed and compiled by the Clinical Research Development Office (CRDO) and Murdoch Clinical Trials Centre (MCTC) and are based on:

We hope they will support researchers to conduct high-quality research including clinical trials and observational research, and we ask that you please acknowledge the Murdoch Children's when using these resources in your research.

Qualitative research

Resources to support qualitative research may be found on the Qualitative Research page.

General guidance

For general guidance on conducting research across the Royal Children's Hospital / Murdoch Children's campus, see the Melbourne Children’s Research Hub.