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)

  • Applications and projects defined (PDF 256KB)
  • Sharing access to applications and projects (PDF 262KB)
  • Approving delegate submitter access requests (PDF 285KB)
  • Withdrawing an application (PDF 203KB)
  • Project registration



    Project management (post-approval)



    Approval and authorisation user guides

    Heads of Department (HOD)

    Chief Executive/ Delegate

    HREC members