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Research / Research Administration

Research Administration

Our mission is to create an environment that encourages and supports world-class research at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH); to work together with our researchers, hospital administration, and foundation staff to provide the research infrastructure required to continue to advance medical science.

Members of the Research Administration staff are available to facilitate the conduct of research at SJHH.  Our services include:

  • Review and negotiation of all research contracts and agreements
  • Providing research education
  • Conducting audits for clinical trials to help researchers ensure compliance with guidelines and regulations
  • Liaising closely with Human Resources on personnel requirements for research staff
  • Developing and managing the financial aspects of research project accounts and the preparation of statements
  • Providing financial expertise to researchers during external audits of research projects
  • Managing research laboratory matters and lab equipment maintenance
  • Organizing corporate research committees
  • Maintaining research policies and procedures
  • Administering the peer review process for the Research Institute Award Program