Research GEMS user guides

User guides contain step-by-step instructions to help users navigate the Research GEMS system. The user guides are for all users, and are separated by the progress of project applications.

If you have any queries please contact your local research office (PDF 212KB).

For guidance on the latest policies and governance procedures, visit the SA Health research ethics page.

General user guides

Application management (pre-approval)

Project registration



Project management (post-approval)


Approval and authorisation user guides

Heads of Department (HOD)

Chief Executive/ Delegate

HREC members