Journal article

Research governance: current knowledge among clinical researchers

Franz E Babl, Lisa N Sharwood

MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA | AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD | Published : 2008

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To characterise the understanding of good clinical research practice (GCRP) among clinical researchers. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: Survey of all staff within the largest clinical research group (Critical Care and Neurosciences) of a non-government research institute affiliated with a major children's hospital, between 1 April and 31 May 2007. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Staff's role and research activity; knowledge of relevant guidelines and translation into practice; GCRP training; and experience of research audits. RESULTS: 122 of 154 research staff (79%) responded and were divided into three categories: clinicians (45%); research students/junior researchers (32%); and researc..

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