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Specifically, our role is to:

  • Record, facilitate and manage the healthcare research portfolio of the College
  • Ensure the College and its researchers are compliant with legislation and regulations governing healthcare research
  • Reduce and manage exposure to risk on an organisational and individual project level
  • Work with Investigators (employees of Imperial and investigators holding honorary College contracts) and associated NHS Trusts to enable the design and conduct of healthcare research
  • Provide advice on insurance
  • Provide training and guidance in research governance
  • Assist associated NHS Trusts with pharmacovigilance
  • Enhance communication between study partners and administrative services
  • Provide an environment that is attractive to funding agencies seeking to place healthcare research, and provide them with a point of contact

The Joint Research Compliance Office is based in the Medical School, St Mary's Campus.  However we support staff across all campuses and regularly travel between sites, we are happy to arrange an appointment to come and see you.