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Involvement opportunities

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 in research. You may decide to participate in an event or use your skills and experience to apply for a position on a research project

If you’re interested in applying for any open involvement opportunities, please Join our Program

Current Involvement Opportunities

Applications close 08 August 2020

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 effective

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Applications close 08 August 2020

Complex Wounds Steering Committee Consumer Representatives

Complex wounds research using an innovative approach to improving treatments is underway at the Royal Perth Hospital. The research team are seeking two Consumer Representatives with a personal or carer experience of complex wounds due to traumatic injury to join a steering committee which will help guide the research.

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Applications close 14 August 2020

Depth Measurement Microscope for Cancer Imaging Research Buddies

Researchers at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (Nedlands) are seeking two people with a lived experience of solid tumour cancers to work with them on a project that will develop a new in-depth imaging microscope for vital cancer research

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Upcoming Events and Training

02 July 2020

CAHS Drop In Service – July 2020

This Drop in Service is open to researchers from the Child & Adolescent Health Service (CAHS). The service will be held every Thursday, between 8am – 10am and 3pm – 5pm. Please register in advance to book your appointment: https://bit.ly/CAHS_DiS_July2020 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom appointment.…

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12 August 2020

Show Us Your Mug Virtual Morning Tea

We want to see your mugs on Zoom this August for a special morning tea to celebrate what has been achieved over the years and the future of consumer and community involvement in health research in Australia. Consumer and research leaders from our membership and our partners will share their experiences and discuss what they…

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Training

We offer a range of training workshops for researchers, consumers and community members to promote partnerships that will actively involve consumers and community members in research.

Our workshops have been developed in direct response to queries from researchers, funding bodies, government and non-government organisations

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