Project Lead

Professor Julie Simpson

Professor Dougie Boyle (Technical Lead)

Katie Ozdowska (Project Manager)


Clinical Trials Facilitation

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HeSANDA is a national initiative of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) and is supported by National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). It is a collaboration of 9 HeSANDA nodes that represent over 70 health research organisations across Australia. The Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH) node is led by the Methods and Implementation Support for Clinical and Health Research (MISCH) Hub at University of Melbourne.

The Health Studies Australian National Data Asset (HeSANDA) is a national program that makes health and medical research data easier to find. It facilitates access, sharing and reuse of research data, resulting in a reduction in research waste, improvements in researcher collaboration, and an opportunity to answer new research questions. It aims to support more efficient and effective research to help improve health outcomes.

The Phase 1 of HeSANDA project is now launched and the Phase 2 (2023-2028) will provide opportunities to consolidate capability for clinical trials, extend the approach to other health study type. Click here to access more information on the MACH HeSANDA node.

Click here to get the overview of the HeSANDA .

Click here to find out how to contribute the data to HeSANDA.

Click here to find out more about the data provider, data requestor responsibilities and guidelines.