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.

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 23rd June 2017

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Sedentary behaviour in people with lung cancer REF CU00634

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Australia. Researchers at Curtin University are looking at how prolonged time spent sitting or lying down during the day could affect the lifespan of a person with inoperable lung cancer. They are looking for a consumer representative to have input into a grant application for the project. 

Applications close: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

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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; but no later than Friday 23rd June 2017

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