There are many opportunities for you to be actively involved in influencing research.

Below is a list of committees and research projects that are currently looking for consumers and community members to have a say.

Unless otherwise stated these vacancies are available to those living in the Perth region only.

For your application to be eligible you will need to register on our Involvement Network.

Western Australian Register of Developmental Anomalies Consumer Reference Group REF WARDA01

Are you a parent or carer of a child with developmental anomalies such as (but not limited to) cerebral palsy, spina bifida, Down Syndrome or phenylketonuria (PKU), and understand the impact of these conditions on individuals, families and the community? The Western Australian Register of Developmental Anomalies (WARDA) is looking for new members to join their Consumer Reference Group.

Applications close: 13th October 2017

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Parkinson's disease and memory REF UW00662

Do you have Parkinson’s disease or care for someone with Parkinson’s disease? Would you like to use your personal experience to help researchers gain a clearer picture of how Parkinson’s disease effects memory?

Applications close: as soon as possible

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Cystic Fibrosis Smartphone App Project REF TK00669

Telethon Kids Institute is piloting an app for 12-17 year old’s with cystic fibrosis. We are looking for young people with cystic fibrosis to have input into this project. Young people with cystic fibrosis are at increased risk of feeling isolated and having mental health problems. The school environment may also affect the mental health and well-being of these young people. Few studies have explored school-based programs that may help students with cystic fibrosis.

Applications close: Saturday 30th September 2017

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Interpreter use for refugee families in hospital REF PH 000601

Did you or your child need to use an interpreter during a hospital stay, or visit, to help understand what was being said? If yes, researchers would like your help on a project looking at the use of interpreter services for refugee families.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:  has been extended, as soon as possible

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