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Who we are:

Research Administration is a team of specialists with expertise in the areas of:

  • Clinical  Research Ethics
  • Development and Relations
  • Financial Services
  • Infrastructure Support/Resources
  • Internal Funding Opportunities
  • Research Compliance & Quality Assurance
  • Research Contracts
  • Training & Education

Services rendered through these areas provide support to HHSC’s research community to facilitate research activities conducted at all sites: Chedoke Hospital, Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital, Juravinski Cancer Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital, McMaster University Medical Centre, St. Peter’s Hospital, and West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

In addition, Research Administration also collaborates with its affiliated institutions McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton on joint projects and harmonization of administrative policies and procedures, as well as streamlining processes for researchers in Hamilton.  HHSC’s Research Administration supports highly productive research institutes, centres, groups and programmes managing over $200 million in annual research revenue through more than 1,200 active research accounts.

What we do:

A researcher’s one-stop-shop, Research Administration provides administrative services from study inception to completion. Whether you’re a world-renown investigator broadening your field of interest, or a new researcher initiating your first study, Research Administration will help you get through the paper work and allow you to focus on what you do best–research!

HHS Research Orientation Slide Deck:

Research Administration has developed a Research Orientation Slide Deck for investigators and research staff new to Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). To learn more about the HHS research enterprise and key operations material, click on each hyperlink in the below table of contents:

Take a few minutes to peruse our website. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact one of our specialists.

Know exactly what you’re looking for? Visit our forms page to access downloadable forms.

  • Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials – what researchers need to know If you are conducting a clinical trial at HHS (research involving human participants) there are a number of resources available to assist […]
  • Research Compliance and Quality Assurance (RCQA)

    Research Compliance and Quality Assurance (RCQA)

    Research Compliance and Quality Assurance Program (RCQA) The Research Compliance and Quality Assurance Program (RCQA) supports researchers to ensure compliance with the regulations and legislation surrounding research practices, focusing on the […]
  • Clinical Research Contracts

    Clinical Research Contracts

    Protecting you and your patients with legally-binding agreements and policy guidelines.
  • Privacy


    Privacy in Research The conduct of research at Hamilton Health Sciences, often involves the collection, disclosure and/or use of personal health information (PHI). This is information that must be protected, […]
  • Training & Education

    Training & Education

    Training & Education Hamilton Health Sciences Research Administration has complied a key training resource for investigators and research staff working under the auspices of our research enterprise. We now offer access […]
  • FAQ Grants & Sponsorships

    FAQ Grants & Sponsorships

    Grant and Sponsorship Applications for Clinical Research Initiatives A wide array of public and private sources support HHS Research. The office of Research Administration at HHS is responsible for reviewing […]
  • External Funding

    External Funding

    If you are an HHS Researcher and you have questions about applying for a grant, award or industry sponsorship please visit FAQ Grants & Scholarships. Opportunities to fund research innovations, […]
  • Internal Funding

    Internal Funding

    Programs that support researcher growth and research development.
  • Financial Services

    Financial Services

    Budget and financial services for Research and Trust account holders.
  • Forms and Downloads

    Forms and Downloads

    Know exactly what you’re looking for? A consolidated list of downloadable forms and templates is available here.
  • HiREB


    Reviewing research projects to ensure they meet acceptable ethical and scientific standards.
  • HR & Operational Support

    HR & Operational Support

    Dedicated resources to support the HR needs of the research community, including assistance with hiring arrangements.
  • Capital / Infrastructure

    Capital / Infrastructure

    Research space requests, renovations and repairs.
  • Mentoring Opportunities

    Mentoring Opportunities

    Youth programs cultivate the next generation of researchers.
  • Research Communications

    Research Communications

    Share your research-related announcements, events and stories of interest.
  • Research Administration Staff Directory

    Research Administration Staff Directory

    We’re here to help! Feel free to consult us about any issues you might be having.