Get involved in research

Below is a list of current Australian researchers recruiting for participants. Please direct any queries about specific studies to the contact of the study.

You can search for a study by state or select All States for those studies which are national.

If you have any questions regarding content on this page or want to modify your study once submitted please email [email protected]

Gippsland Primary Health Network (PHN) relies on information from people in Gippsland to help us work on what is needed most. This information is crucial to inform our ongoing Health Needs Assessment and commissioning of services.

A dementia engagement project has been planned with Monash University to learn more about what it is like living and working with dementia in Gippsland.…

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Victoria
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Researchers at the UNSW Sydney are seeking research participants. The study is investigating the experiences of people with a dementia diagnosis who are either still working or have left work in the last 5 years because of dementia.

We are looking to recruit people who meet either of the criteria below:

  • People who have been diagnosed with dementia and are either still…
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All States
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Technology is creating massive change to transport. There will be a move away from private cars and public transportation to more flexible technology-based options including driverless cars and buses. This may be an important opportunity for supporting quality of life and independence for people living with dementia and their care partners. But, it may create isolation and safety risks if…

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All States
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COGNISANCE aims to improve the experience of the dementia diagnostic process and the post-diagnostic support received by people with dementia and their care partners. Our objectives are to co-design and deliver in partnership with people with dementia, family care partners and health care professionals, print or on-line toolkits. Toolkits will provide structured information, tailored to enable…

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All States
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The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety found many people do not receive continence care that protects their dignity. The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is interested in residents’ and family members’ opinions about what care people in residential aged care should receive for bladder and bowel health.

You are invited to take part in NARI’s 15-minute survey if…

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All States
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We are looking for volunteers who can participate in our online survey at https://prodsurvey.rcs.griffith.edu.au/COVID to explore how COVID-19 related social service closures affect the lives of older people, people with dementia and informal carers in Australia.

The study involves you completing an online survey at…

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All States
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In Australia, post-mortem organ donation is undertaken for three distinct purposes: transplantation, teaching purposes, or for medical research into specific diseases. These all have different registration processes, with organ donation for transplantation the most well-known and widely practiced. Unlike organ donation for transplant which has one all-encompassing national register, organ…

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All States
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The purpose of this project is to test the newly developed Safe Walking Assessment and Planning (SWAP) Tool in a community setting. We want to check that the tool is able to be used by family carers of people with dementia to effectively measure risk associated with wandering and guide carers to put in place strategies to reduce this risk.

You are invited to participate in this…

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All States
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This study aims to improve our understanding of how psychological factors affect memory in older adults. We are looking at a number of psychological variables which may influence a persons objective and perceived memory performance. This study sits within the wider body of literature which seeks to build knowledge of factors which indicate possible future cognitive decline and may be useful in…

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All States
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Researchers at the University of Sydney and University of Kassel (Germany) are assessing the experiences and attitudes toward the application of Serious Games in psychotherapy in Australia. Serious Games are computer or video games that go beyond the purpose of pure entertainment, and also include an educational component. Some argue that Serious Games can be effectively used in various…

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All States
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