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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]

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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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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This study aims to investigate the effects of an online dementia education course on carers’ stress, and whether stress can be reduced by providing dementia education and engagement in a course with participants with similar experiences of care. The study also aims to examine whether participation in dementia education can lead to improved quality of life for dementia carers and people with…

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The aim of our research is to investigate the work-related wellbeing of personal care attendants (PCAs) employed in the aged care sector. This research will consider how different social factors, work related factors and mental health factors may influence the professional quality of life a PCA experiences. Research looking at these factors may help us to understand the degree of compassion…

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Anavex Life Sciences is seeking volunteers to participate in a new clinical trial for people with mild Alzheimer's disease. ANAVEX2-73 is a small molecule that has shown in research studies to improve mental activities that are involved in learning, remembering and using general daily knowledge. These results are associated with ANAVEX2-73 possibly having protective properties on the brain…

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Researchers at The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre at the University of Tasmania with the support of Glenview Aged Care Services are seeking research participants. The study is  investigating expectations of people living with dementia and their family members or close friends in relation to the development of Korongee – an aged care village development focused on meeting the…

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Researchers at UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) and Dementia Australia, are seeking research participants, who would be willing to take part in a study which will investigate the experience of men who support a person living with dementia.

Eligible participants will be invited to take part in a one hour interview, where they will be asked to describe how they have…

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This research is examining a new coping program to help carers of people with dementia who face many challenges. Carers of people with dementia take on many additional responsibilities that can be physically and emotionally challenging and impact their mood and wellbeing. This research is looking at a way we can support carers to improve their quality of life. The development of effective…

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This study will address a gap in research by investigating how male carers of people with dementia differ in their approach to the caring role in comparison to female carers of people with dementia. Men and women living in Australia, aged above 18 and who are the primary (non-paid) carers of a person with dementia are invited to participate.

The demands of the caring role have…

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Neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease are a growing problem worldwide. However, we still know relatively little about the language features of different neurodegenerative disorders. This study aims to examine these features with a view to improving the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of clients with these conditions.

The focus of this…

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