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 research@dementia.org.au


Living with Dementia and Driving

The Living with Dementia and Driving study is a National Health & Medical Research Council funded study that aims to investigate ways to support people with dementia and their family members cope with driving and stopping driving. Participants in the study and their care partner will have an opportunity to participate in a community-based support and education program called CarFreeMe....

Participating states: Australian Capital Territory

Participating states: New South Wales

Participating states: Queensland

Occurring dates: 01/03/2018 to 30/06/2020

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Identifying and supporting the needs of people with dementia and their families – strengthening communication skills for formal and informal carers

Can we use a digital avatar to help carers improve their communication with people with dementia? This study investigates the 'real world' impact of training family carers and paid support workers using a simulated person with dementia called Jim.

In this study, you will talk with “Jim” - a virtual person with dementia. You will attend a training session to practice communication...

Participating states: Western Australia

Occurring dates: 20/03/2018 to 20/12/2019

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The Healthy Brain Project - an Australian-first online study of psychological, lifestyle and genetic factors that increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

The main purpose of this study is to track the cognitive, lifestyle and psychological markers of 4000-5000 community-based middle-aged adults (40-65 years inclusive) over five years online, in relation to genetic risk factors that are shown to increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease dementia in older adults. We are interested in determining whether we can detect extremely subtle signs of memory...

Participating states: All States

Occurring dates: 03/04/2017 to 01/01/2022

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