Joint Research Office


UCLH/UCL Joint Research Office

Covid 19


Covid-19 procedures are in place for researchers at UCLH and UCL. Please check back regularly for the latest information about the impact of Covid-19 on existing research studies and study set up.

Study authorisation and review

Study authorisation and review update

The JRO is handling an unprecedented number of queries, applications and contracts, affecting the speed of throughput and response to queries. Read more on how queries and applications will be processed.

UK Parliament


Read the latest JRO guidance and FAQs on Brexit with actions that need to be taken by UCL and UCLH investigators to prepare for the end of the transition period.

Starting a new study

Starting a new study

Find out if your study requires a sponsor and approvals and permissions you need before you start. Access JRO support in regulatory advice, study set-up, NHS feasibility, contracting, PPI, statistics and IMP management.

Studies in progress

Studies in progress

Is your study in progress or close to completion? Find out how to make or implement amendments to the study, report any issues or incidents or seek support with financial management and invoicing.


SOPs and templates

The JRO has produced Standard Operating Procedures guidance documents, and templates for UCL/UCLH investigators and research staff, governing the management and operational aspects of conducting clinical research.



The JRO supports researchers at UCL/H in the set-up and oversight of clinical research studies. The growing portfolio of high quality research aims to improve the lives of patients and the care provided.



Have a quick question or require some guidance? Refer to our frequently asked questions which covers topics ranging from IRAS applications through to funding, research passports and who to contact at the JRO.