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.

A coordinated approach to exercise and cancer treatment REF EC732

Do you believe exercise is a valuable part of the treatment for people fighting cancer? Do you think it should be a part of the coordinated care offered to people with a cancer diagnoses? Edith Cowan University researchers in partnership with Genesis Cancer Care are looking for the assistance of 2 research buddies to further investigate this opportunity.

Applications close Friday 6th April 2018

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Hearing loss and dementia Ref ES000699

Do you have a family member with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? Are you interested in a possible link between hearing loss and dementia? Researchers at the Ear Science Institute Australia would like two members of the community who have family members with a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease to join their team as research buddies.

Closing date: 30th March 2018

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Improving quality of care and outcomes for patients receiving chemotherapy for breast and colorectal cancer EC733

Do you have a lived experience of either breast cancer or colorectal cancer? Are you interested in helping researchers develop an online system that helps chemotherapy patients better manage side effects of their treatment? Researchers require at least 2 research buddies to help to make the web based system as user friendly as possible.

Applications close Friday 30th March 2018

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Improving Pain Management for Pre Verbal Children CU729

Are you interested in helping Curtin researchers to develop an App that can recognise when your baby is in pain? Would this help you to make good decisions about caring for your child? Researchers at Curtin University are looking for 2 research buddies to provide advice on the development of a new App.

Applications extended: Friday 30th March 2018

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