We are committed to ensuring consumers and community members are supported to have the confidence and knowledge to contribute effectively to research. There are many ways to have a ‘say’ about research. You may decide to participate in an event or use your skills and experience to apply for a position on a research project. See current opportunities below.
Current Involvement Opportunities
Ultrasound Treatment by a Physiotherapist for Mastitis whilst Breastfeeding
Have you experienced Mastitis (blocked milk ducts) whilst breastfeeding? Were you treated by a Physiotherapist using ultrasound? A researcher from Curtin University is seeking your help to inform her PhD project around which ultrasound procedures are most effectiveFind out more
Early Onset Dementia Research Buddies
Are you a male who is between 50-70 years of age? Are you living in the community and providing care for a female partner who has been diagnosed with Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) (also known as Early Onset Dementia (EOD)).Find out more
PCH Nursing Youth Advisory Panel Representatives
Calling all 15-21 year olds! Have you been in Perth Children's Hospital in the past five years? Are you interested in improving the health of young people?Find out more
Patients First: the Continuous Improvement in Care – Cancer Project Community Reference Group Additional Members
Have you, or someone you care for, had a diagnosis of lung or colorectal cancer? Are you interested in what matters most to people living with cancer?
The research team are looking for four people with a lived experience of lung or colorectal cancer to join an established Community Reference GroupFind out more
Does disadvantage and stressful childhood experiences lead to weight gain?
Researchers at Curtin University are looking at how stressful childhood experiences may increase the risk of gaining weight later in life. This study will be the first in Australia to increase our understanding of how difficult and stressful experiences in disadvantaged communities during childhood can affect weight gain for teenagers and young adults.Find out more
Perth Children’s Hospital Anaesthesia Consumer Reference Group Additional Members
Do you have an interest in the use of anaesthesia in children during surgery? Has your child had surgery? The Anaesthesia and Pain Management Research Team at the Perth Children's Hospital (PCH) are looking for four parents or carers to join their existing Consumer Reference GroupFind out more
Upcoming Events and Training
Murdoch University – Drop in Service 2020
Murdoch University researchers or students - PhD or Masters (including HRD Students). Online meetings only - 30 minute meeting spots are available. Thursdays 10am - 12pm (Appointments are available 21 May - 4 June 2020)Find out more