Professional Development

Clinical Research Development Office (CRDO) Courses 

CRDO offers training and education that equips researchers to excel within the regulatory frameworks in which research is conducted and enhance the day-to-day running of research projects.  

Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit
CEBU) Research Methods and Software Training 

CEBU offers a range of short courses in clinical and population health research methods. Topics include effective study design and data management, and computer-based courses on popular software tools such as Stata, R, and REDCap. 

RCH Library Training 

The RCH Library offers training programs that aim to assist researchers in using online research databases (Ovid, MEDLINE, PubMed) and popular referencing software (EndNote) to effectively locate and cite evidence-based literature. 

University of Melbourne Researcher Development Unit (RDU) 🔒 

Access restricted to University of Melbourne staff members only.  

The RDU portal aims to empower researchers to thrive at all stages of their careers. The portal offers various workshops and seminars on topics including career planning, research funding, and translation and impact, as well as mentoring and networking opportunities. 

Nursing Research 🔒 

Access restricted to Royal Children’s Hospital nursing staff only.  

The Nursing Research division at the Royal Children’s Hospital aims to develop an effective nursing workforce through the provision of professional development programs, mentorship and career advice, clinical guideline development and evaluation, support for clinical research projects, and higher degree and research supervision. 

Acknowledgement of Country

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Progress Pride Flag
Torres Strait Islander Flag

At Mental Health Central we acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live, gather and work. We recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

We acknowledge all people with a lived or living experience of mental ill-health and recovery. At the Campus, we particularly acknowledge children, young people, families, carers, and supporters. We recognise their vital contribution and value the courage of those who share this unique perspective for the purpose of learning and growing together to achieve better outcomes for the Campus, staff, sector, and all people of lived experience.

Proudly supported by the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation