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]

What is the study about?

This is a research study about the development of leaflets to help older people with musculoskeletal pain reduce their use of opioid medications. The research team has developed two leaflets, a brochure and a personal plan. The first leaflet (brochure) explains what ‘musculoskeletal conditions’ and ‘opioid medications’ are. The second leaflet (personal plan) is…

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All States
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Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney are inviting people who are currently receiving palliative care or caring for someone who is receiving palliative care to participate in a research project auspiced by the NSW Bureau of Health Information (BHI). 

The research will contribute to the BHI’s Patient Survey Program and aims to develop survey questions that can be used in…

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All States
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The University of Wollongong and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) are conducting a joint research project on feeding difficulties of dementia patients in hospitals. As part of this project, we are inviting health care workers to complete an online survey about their knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of feeding a patient with dementia. The survey findings will inform the…

Participating states:
New South Wales
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Researchers at La Trobe University are seeking volunteers to take part in a study exploring the involvement of people living with dementia in co-design. This study is specifically looking to evaluate a co-design process that has been developed to support the involvement of people living with dementia in co-design. Co-design is a collaborative approach to developing new services and resources,…

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All States
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The EXCEL study is interested in your thoughts about physical activity to improve brain health. We are looking for people who:

  • are aged between 45-80 and live in the community;
  • experience mild to moderate symptoms of low mood (depression) or stress (anxiety); and
  • have memory concerns or have noticed changes in their memory or thinking.

You don't…

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All States
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Are you a son currently supporting a parent living with dementia?

Researchers at The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney and Dementia Australia are seeking research participants interested in taking part in a study, to investigate the experience of sons who support a parent living with dementia. Eligible participants will be invited to take part in a 1 hour interview (over the…

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All States
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Hearing loss is a modifiable risk factor for dementia, yet approximately 83% of people or more with hearing loss do not use hearing devices.

This research project aims to investigate the effect of hearing aid and cochlear implant use on cognition in older adults, controlling for other dementia risk factors. These effects have not yet been examined in a longitudinal study that…

Participating states:
Victoria
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The aim of the survey is to understand your experience and opinions about use of walking aids (e.g. walking stick, cane, walking frame) by older people with dementia, ultimately aiming to reduce the high falls risk, and improve safety and quality of life for people with dementia.

You will be eligible to participate in the survey if you are an informal carer of an older person with…

Participating states:
Western Australia, Victoria
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People with dementia are at greater risk of getting lost and experiencing devastating outcomes as a result. This risk is exacerbated by confusion about how to report a missing person with dementia to Police which can delay search efforts. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is leading research to help address this.

We are looking for participants around Australia to help develop…

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All States
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Anxiety represents one of the most common mental health problems in the population, and can be experienced by people of any age. Anxiety influences a person’s overall wellbeing and quality of life. Our study aims to test a new psychotherapeutic intervention delivered via video-conferencing to help combat anxiety in people living with cognitive impairment, irrespective of their location. Our 6-…

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All States
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