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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The aim of the project is to find out what areas of need are most important to people with dementia and their formal and informal carers, with the long-term aim of developing new technologies that can meet these needs.

This study consists of an online survey, in which we seek to learn more about the experience of caring for someone living with dementia, either in an informal capacity (…

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All States
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Dementia is traditionally known as a medical condition affecting only the brain. However, recent evidence suggests that other parts of the body is also affected by dementia, and that our body handles medications differently if affected.

Our research team would like to engage people with dementia and their carers to complete a 2-minute survey. Answering 2 questions in this survey will…

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All States
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Aged care is at a crucial crossroad — can AI technologies help?

We are now inviting family carers whose loved ones live in residential aged care facilities to take part in one interview with the research members. The aim of the interview is to explore how, if any, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies are used in aged care facilities and are viewed by care recipients (residents).…

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Victoria
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Physical activity is important for brain and cognitive health. Researchers at UNSW Sydney and Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) are inviting older people experiencing changes to their thinking and memory to participate in interviews, in order to better understand how habits affect the level of regular physical activity. We hope the results of this study will help develop and trial a more…

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New South Wales
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What is this study about?

Older people with dementia may wish to take part in research that seeks to better understand diseases or find new treatments. An Advance Research Directive is a document where you write down your wishes about being involved in health-related research. In the future, if you become unwell and are not able to make decisions, your Directive will tell people your…

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New South Wales
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Gippsland Primary Health Network (PHN) relies on information from people in Gippsland to help us work on what is needed most. This information is crucial to inform our ongoing Health Needs Assessment and commissioning of services.

A dementia engagement project has been planned with Monash University to learn more about what it is like living and working with dementia in Gippsland.…

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Victoria
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Researchers at the UNSW Sydney are seeking research participants. The study is investigating the experiences of people with a dementia diagnosis who are either still working or have left work in the last 5 years because of dementia.

We are looking to recruit people who meet either of the criteria below:

  • People who have been diagnosed with dementia and are either still…
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Technology is creating massive change to transport. There will be a move away from private cars and public transportation to more flexible technology-based options including driverless cars and buses. This may be an important opportunity for supporting quality of life and independence for people living with dementia and their care partners. But, it may create isolation and safety risks if…

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COGNISANCE aims to improve the experience of the dementia diagnostic process and the post-diagnostic support received by people with dementia and their care partners. Our objectives are to co-design and deliver in partnership with people with dementia, family care partners and health care professionals, print or on-line toolkits. Toolkits will provide structured information, tailored to enable…

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We are looking for volunteers who can participate in our online survey at https://prodsurvey.rcs.griffith.edu.au/COVID to explore how COVID-19 related social service closures affect the lives of older people, people with dementia and informal carers in Australia.

The study involves you completing an online survey at…

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All States
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