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Research support toolkit (RSTK): Overview

This toolkit brings together information resources related to the area of research, including all college-related support resources. It offers a primer for emerging investigators and research co-ordinators who would like to know more and support materials for both new and established researchers.

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1: Getting started

Where do I begin?
  • I'm a new researcher
    • Training pre-requisites
    • Scholar role training
    • New researcher support
      • ANZCA support to emerging researchers
      • ANZCA mentoring scheme
      • Getting started in research workshops
    • Clinical research
    • Research engagement toolkit
    • Encouraging women in research
    • Encouraging indigenous medical researchers
    • What are the barriers to getting involved?
  • Research & grant proposals
    • Choosing a research topic
    • Developing your research idea
    • What research is already happening
    • Creating a research proposal
    • Pilot and feasibility studies
    • Protocol templates
    • Creating a grant proposal
    • ANZCA Research Grants policy
    • CTN endorsement
  • Budgeting & funding
    • Creating a research budget
    • ANZCA Research Grants
    • Other Australian funding
    • Other New Zealand funding
  • Overseas funding
    • Hospitals
    • Mendeley funding
    • Other funding

2: Research support

I need help? I'd like to offer my help?

3: Setting up

We've got the funding - now what?
  • Operational management
    • How research co-ordinators can help
    • Advice on developing a business case
    • Legal requirements
    • Trial registrations
  • Setting up a clinical trial
    • CTN call for sites
    • Assessing site feasibility
  • Additional resources
    • Australian Clinical Trials
    • Australian Clinical Trials Alliance
    • Books, journals & articles
    • Other useful tools
    • NIHR route-map
    • Research workflows/timeline

4: Conducting your research

We know what we want to do - how do we do it?
  • Existing literature & evidence
    • EBM Levels of evidence
    • Literature search
    • Systematic reviews/The Cochrane Library
    • Systematic review reporting
    • OAIster
    • Grey literature
    • Critical appraisal
  • Gathering evidence
    • Clinical trials
      • Pre-requisites
      • Resources to support the undertaking of clinical trials
      • Toolkit for Investigator-initiated clinical trials
      • Good clinical research practice
    • Conducting survey research
    • ANZCA survey research
    • Research collaboration
  • ​Research data management
    • Data management tools
    • Research data rights
    • FAIR data
  • Reporting the evidence
    • Research assessment
    • Recommendations for reporting
  • Ethics & governance
    • Ethics approval
    • National Mutual Acceptance (NMA)
    • NSW & ACT
    • QLD, VIC & Mater Hospitals
    • SA Health
    • WA Health
    • NZ
    • Indigenous guidelines
    • Gender equity reporting
  • Risk Management
    • Guidelines
  • Compliance & regulations
    • Research integrity
    • Conflict of interest

5: Publishing & impact

We're done - what now?
  • Writing a paper for publication
    • Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals
    • Ten simple rules for structuring papers
    • Author & reviewer tutorials
    • Referencing
    • Ethics for authors
    • Legal requirements
  • Where to publish
    • Find the right journal your for your research
    • Author information (by publisher)
    • Open access
    • Plan S
    • Publication costs
  • Legal deposit
    • National Library of Australia
    • States & Territories
  • Institutional repositories
    • ANZCA Institutional Research Repository (AIRR)
    • Other research repositories
    • Research data repositories
  • Promoting my research
    • ANZCA promotional tools
    • Other promotional tools
  • Metrics & impact
    • Journal-level
    • Article-level
    • Author-level
    • Measuring research quality & impact

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