ABOUT THE randomisation service

What is the Griffith Randomisation Service?

The Griffith Randomisation Service provides automated centralised randomisation for research studies, overseen by experienced statisticians, researchers, and with the support of Griffith Information Services. The randomisation service is available for University trialists working in the academic, healthcare and industry sectors.

An automated 24-hour randomisation service is available for investigators to use via a web portal anywhere in the world.

How can I use the Randomisation Service?


Please contact us to get a quote, agree on terms and set up your trial. You will be given access to a training environment (website) to become familiar with how to perform randomisation and test your settings. Once you are ready to proceed, your trial will be set up on the live website, ready for you to randomise participants.

To access our service, each user will require a valid account with LinkedIn, Google or an Australian Academic Institution for authentication.

How much does it cost to use the Service?

For a tailored quote to suit your specific trial, please get in touch. Factors influencing price include:

  • Student-led trials
  • Unfunded/funded status
  • Sample size
  • Number of recruitment sites
  • Number of users
  • Length of trial
  • Treatment pack management
  • Extensive statistician involvement
  • Repeat users

Is this service secure?

The Randomisation Service been designed to meet relevant international standards and meets all encryption and information requirements. The service is further supported by Griffith University Digital Solutions eResearch Services Unit.

Why does the Randomisation require me to use an individual login?

In order for Griffith University to maintain its high standards in cyber security all users of the Randomisation Service need to login using an individual login. This ensures that all actions performed can be logged and any issues can be resolved more quickly. The Randomisation service offers multiple ways for you to authenticate (Griffith University Single Sign-on, AAF, LinkedIn & Gmail) with other services becoming available in the future.

Want to know more?

Contact the Griffith Randomisation Service