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.

CoLab For Kids Community Reference Group REF TK00639

Are you pregnant or parent/carer of a child aged 0 -8 years? Do you live in the Wanneroo, Cockburn/Kwinana or Midland areas? Would you like to join an exciting new community reference group to bring your lived (personal) experience to help enhance early childhood development for all children?

Applications close:  11th August 2017

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Critical Care Nursing Education REF PH00665

Do you have experience being a patient in in intensive care or coronary care unit, or been a family member of a patient in intensive care or coronary care? The Australian College of Critical Care Nurses is reviewing their Position Statement on nurse education and they need your input!

Applications close:  4th August 2017


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Paediatric Rehabilitation Steering Group REF PH00640

Are you a parent/carer of a child with a disability who is currently, or has previously received care through Paediatric Rehabilitation at Princess Margaret Hospital? We need your help to develop a rehabilitation service at Princess Margaret Hospital.

Applications close: Friday 28th July 2017

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Better Together Reference Group & Consumer Researcher REF EC00603

Are you a parent of a baby and/or children aged 0 – 3 years living in the Joondalup or Wanneroo area?  Would you like to join a reference group and become a consumer/community researcher to help improve the social well-being and mental health needs of families with babies and young children?

Applications close: Friday 28th July 2017

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Family reunion after substance use issues REF CU000638

Would you like to use your lived experience to inform health professional’s approach towards the support needed for parents who have had their child/ren removed after substance use issues? Have you been bought back together with your child/ren after them going into out-of-home care?

Applications close: Friday 21st July 2017

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Recurring Ovarian Cancer Project REF CU00608

Ovarian Cancer remains a very difficult cancer to treat. Researchers at Curtin University are looking at the role the immune system has in cancer treatment for ovarian cancer.  They are looking for two consumer representatives to have input into a grant application for the project. 

Applications close: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

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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:  have been extended 21 July 2017

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