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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This research aims to further develop a relatively new cognitive assessment, the Multiple Errands Test-Revised, which looks at the impact of someone's cognition (thinking skills) on their ability to complete everyday tasks. This will mean that we can better help people with cognitive impairment to identify difficulties they might have at home, and to find strategies to help them be as…

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Queensland
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This research study is exploring the relationship between gait (walking pattern) and thinking. We are interested in how walking patterns, such as walking with small shuffling steps or unsteadiness when turning and avoiding obstacles, are related to problem solving and thinking. We plan to use this information to develop interventions to help people to walk safely, and reduce their risk of…

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New South Wales
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This is a two-phase project. Firstly, we’ll be distributing an online survey to people living with younger onset dementia and/or their families or care givers about their experience of service provision with the NDIS and the aged care sector. The information obtained from this questionnaire will then inform phase two, a translational research project, to improve collaboration between the…

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All States
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This study is a phase 2, randomised, placebo-controlled, multicentre study to investigate the safety and efficacy of Deferiprone in participants with Alzheimer's disease. In this study, the investigators aim to determine whether Deferiprone (15 mg/kg BID orally) slows cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients.

Florey Institute scientists have demonstrated that cognitive abilities…

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New South Wales, Victoria
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I would like to invite you to participate in my Master’s Research project. I am writing my thesis on the support services offered to individuals caring for the needs of individuals living with dementia, and the carers experiences of these services.

The aim of the study is to investigate the provision of support services on offer to support individuals providing care to people…

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All States
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The purpose of the Social Cognition Ageing Study (SocCog) is to learn more about social cognitive function at different stages of the adult lifespan. Social cognition refers broadly to how we interpret and make sense of social situations in our environment, and is therefore critical for successful communication, and in turn, good social functioning and wellbeing. We hope that the findings of…

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New South Wales
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This feasibility pilot study will evaluate whether a structured Healthy Brain Ageing (HBA) cognitive training (CT) and psychoeducation program delivered as an online intervention (i.e. CogNet) is efficacious for cognitive performance.

We welcome people over the age of 50 with memory or cognitive difficulties to participate in this study. This study is a two-arm randomised trial with a…

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All States
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Researchers at the University of New South Wales are seeking volunteer research participants to help evaluate computer-administered cognitive tests as a new technology with enormous potential to improve the way we evaluate memory and thinking in older adults. You can help to assess their user-friendliness and acceptability for older Australians.

Since computerised tests are being…

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New South Wales
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The main purpose of this research is to understand the perspectives and experiences of persons with dementia and their family carers from a migrant Muslim background in Australia. In doing so, this research aims to develop a model of dementia care to meet the needs and expectations of Muslim people living with dementia and their family caregivers in this country. In the long run, it may help…

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All States
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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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All States
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