Quest research management system

Quest is the comprehensive research management system used to administer and support research activity at Victoria University.

The Quest system provides a number of services to researchers, including Human Research Ethics Application forms, Measure of Research Activity scores, and online Progress Reports for Graduate Researchers.

Using Quest research management system

We strongly recommend that you download and read the full Quest Online Human Ethics Guide prior to creating an application.

We have also developed a quick guide here to outline the basic steps involved in creating an application.

Responding to comments

There may be stages throughout the application process in which the Ethics Secretary will instruct you to amend your application form. These amendments will be communicated to you via 'Comments' within the eForm.

We strongly recommend that you read the Quest Online Ethics Guide prior to creating or amending an application form. We have also developed the quick guide below to outline the basic steps involved in responding to comments.

Quest support

For assistance, please visit the Quest help and frequently asked questions page or submit a ticket:

Submitting a ticket

  1. Visit the VU Support Hub (login required).
  2. Click on the 'Research' tile (scroll down to access).
  3. Click 'Submit a new ticket'.
  4. Select an item from the Service Catalog.
  5. Enter the details of your request.
  6. Click 'Review & Submit', then click 'Submit'.