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]

If you are currently living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment and still working or recently left work, we would like to talk to you.

We are conducting a research project concerning your workplace experiences.

You may still be employed or recently left employment (up to 12 months). This study is part of a PhD project where we would like to learn about how dementia…

Participating states:
All States, Victoria
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This study will investigate the safety of Xanamem in healthy people without cognitive impairment. The study will also investigate whether treatment with Xanamem improves cognition in these healthy people aged 50 to 80.

Xanamem works by inhibiting an enzyme called 11β-HSD1 which works in the body, and specifically in the brain, to create cortisol, also called the stress hormone. Too…

Participating states:
Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland
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This project aims to explore patients’ experiences of having two or more chronic health conditions and better understand how carers are involved in supporting these patients.

We are currently recruiting patients and carers of people with multiple chronic health conditions to complete a short survey and a one-on-one phone interview, which should take no more than 1 hour to complete.…

Participating states:
All States
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The Markers in Neurpsychiatric Disorders (MiND) Study is exploring blood biomarkers to improve early and timely diagnosis for people with cognitive, psychiatric and neurological symptoms. The ultimate goal of this research is to lead to routine, clinically available tests that would improve outcomes for people with cognitive, psychiatric and/or neurological symptoms, their families, clinicians…

Participating states:
All States
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This study aims to better understand the carer experiences of adult sons and daughters supporting their parent/s living with dementia. Adult sons’ and daughters’ varied life circumstances, such as work obligations, educational level, other caring responsibilities, etc., may influence their respective caregiving experience. This knowledge can better inform psychologists and other health…

Participating states:
All States
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This research aims to estimate the monetary value of the time spent providing informal care to a person with dementia. We know that informal carers spend a significant amount of time on caregiving. However, when policy decisions are made, such as whether or not a certain health service, drug or treatment should get reimbursed, the impact of such treatments on informal care is often not…

Participating states:
All States
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Carers of older people provide essential support to enable the person they care for to remain living at home. However, they often do this while neglecting their own health and well-being, putting at risk their ability to continue supporting the older person to live at home.

The survey aims to better understand the information and support sources used by older carers of older people to…

Participating states:
All States
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The aim of this study is to explore the lived experiences of people caring for a partner with younger onset dementia, how they experience grief and loss, they ways in which they cope, and the meanings they make from their experiences.

The anonymous online survey should take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Participants will be asked to provide information on their age and the age…

Participating states:
Victoria
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We are seeking the views of caregivers of people with dementia about their experiences of nature, plants, and gardens. We aim to explore whether and how these experiences might contribute to wellbeing.

The online survey presents demographic questions about yourself and the person living with dementia, your available social supports, your caregiver role and relationship, and your…

Participating states:
All States
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How well do you manage your finances? Can you easily spot scams? Do you make good financial decisions?

To help answer these questions, researchers at the Brain and Mind Centre invite adults aged 50 and above to participate in a study to develop a new online test for everyday financial skills.

Following this development phase, the test will be made freely available on a website,…

Participating states:
All States
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