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.

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Researchers at UNSW Sydney (The University of New South Wales) Paddington campus are seeking volunteer research participants to learn about how older adults perceive ageing and how they are personally experiencing the ageing process, including any changes they may have noticed in their own brain functioning over time, experiencing mild cognitive impairment, or receiving a diagnosis of…

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The CogStep 2.0 research study aims to investigate the effect of a 12-week home-based exercise and psycho-education program on dementia risk factors, wellbeing (mood, sleep and general health), cognition (memory and other thinking skills), metabolism and brain function in older adults with cognitive difficulties. We welcome people over the age of 60 with cognitive difficulties, who currently…

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New South Wales
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The world has an ageing population, and there are more community dwelling older adults than ever before whom are care-dependent and require some aspect of long-term care support. We know from data that most of this care is provided by an informal and unpaid network of family members, friends, and neighbours, whom undertake a range of ongoing activities to support the older adult physically,…

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StepUp for Dementia Research is an online, postal and telephone service that connects people interested in participating in dementia research with researchers conducting studies into dementia prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care and cure. Anyone in Australia aged 18 and over, with or without dementia, can sign up for StepUp for Dementia Research. Once registered, volunteers will be matched…

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PURPOSE OF THIS RESEARCH: The Epworth Centre for Innovation in Mental Health (ECIMH) is investigating a new treatment for people with Alzheimer's disease. Our research is examining whether transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can improve the cognitive symptoms of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease such as memory and thinking difficulties.

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Victoria
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The InnoWell Platform is a configurable and customisable digital tool that assists in assessment, monitoring and management of mental ill health and maintenance of wellbeing. It does this by collecting, storing, and reporting health information back to the person and their clinicians to enable transformation to person-centred care.

The InnoWell Platform makes the person and the…

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New South Wales
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This research project is looking at the health of people with less common types of dementia and how they use health services. It is being run by researchers at UNSW Sydney. We are looking for community members to take part in a ‘Project Advisory Group’. This group will give advice and feedback to the research team as they complete the project.

Who can take part?

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If you have a diagnosis of dementia or care for someone with dementia at home, you may be eligible to participate in this research project.

Participants will be randomly assigned to either a home-based music program, a home-based reading program, or a control group. The reading and music programs are designed to be delivered by the family carers who will receive training in their…

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Queensland, Victoria
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This program is currently seeking patients with a diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment or early Alzheimer's disease who are interested in joining a therapy (drug) trial. Patients are assessed to determine their likely eligibility for trials accepting new patients in Melbourne Victoria, and referred to these trials as appropriate.

Assessment in this program includes:

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Victoria
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You are invited to take part in an international research study that is investigating the effect of three types of physical exercise on brain health and physical function in older people with memory concerns.

What will the study involve for me? The research study involves a 1-year commitment from you. At the start of the study you will be randomised (like the toss of a coin) into…

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New South Wales
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