Our work hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

RGU Reception

For General SVHM Ethics or Governance Enquiries (including Research Contracts)
Ph: 03 9231 6970


Dr Megan Robertson

Director of Research
Ph:  03 9231 6974


Dr Tam Nguyen

Deputy Director of Research, providing oversight and support of the Research Directorate including: General queries on legal & financial compliance, policies and procedures, Research Development and Facilitation, Research Report and Research Week
Ph: 03 9231 6980


Mr Alexander Brain

Acting RGU Manager
Ph: 03 9231 6984



Ms Melanie Asquith

AEC & IBC Secretary, providing secretariat support to the Animal Ethics Committee and Institutional Biosafety Committee including facilitating ethics and governance approval of applications. Handling post-approval amendments and general queries on ethics and governance requirements.
Ph: 03 9231 3872


Mr Anthony Cornelisz

Manager, BioResources Centre
Ph: 03 9231 2654


Mr Jeremy Taylor

Chief Librarian, Library Services
Ph: 03 9231 2542


Alexander Devlin (Mon, Thurs, Fri) and Alexandra Braun

HREC Executive Officers
Ph: 03 9231 6988


Annual Report Enquiries

Ph: 03 9231 6972


SAGE Enquiries

Ph: 03 9231 6971


Research Endowment Fund (REF)

Ph: 03 9231 6971


Street address:                             

Research Governance Unit
Level 1
93-103 Victoria Parade
Fitzroy VIC 3065



In accordance with National Statement Section 5.7, the Research Governance Unit has an established complaints handling process outlined per SOP 5.14. In order to report a complaint or potential research misconduct, please contact the SVHM RGU via the channels detailed above.

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