ACT Health is extensively involved in research activities locally, nationally and internationally

ACT Health is involved in a variety of research projects in the ACT and surrounding region, nationally and internationally.

In this section, you'll find information about the myriad of research activity conducted in the ACT healthcare system.

The cornerstone of ACT Health's emphasis on university research is The ANU Medical School administered by one of Australia's most prestigious universities.

The ANU Medical School

The ANU Medical School building at Canberra Hospital

The World University Rankings 2009 published in the London Times Higher Education Supplement, recently ranked The Australian National University (ANU) as the 17th best university in the world and number one in Australia.

Canberra Hospital is the principal teaching hospital of the ANU Medical School, but it also uses the facilities of Calvary Hospital, the National Capital Private Hospital, some public, community and private medical facilities.

The ANU Medical School encourages its students to extend the boundaries of medical knowledge through research, and to share this knowledge with patients and colleagues, locally, nationally and internationally.

Contact us

ACT Health Research Office
Level 6, Building 10
Canberra Hospital

Phone: 61 2 6244 4043

For any questions about Ethics Submissions/Applications please contact:

August Marchesi
Human Research Ethics Committee
ACT Health Research Office
Level 6, Building 10
Canberra Hospital

Phone (02) 6174 7968 Fax 6244 3092
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