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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 25 September 2020

CMMIT Consumer Advisory Group

Do you have a lived experience of a rare genetic disease, diabetes, cancer or other illness, such as a neuromuscular or neurological condition? Would you like to make a difference to research in WA?

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Applications close 26 September 2020

Rehab in the Home – Stroke Program (Carer)

Carers play an important role in rehabilitation after stroke. Rehabilitation in the Home (RITH), a service that assists patients with regaining their independence in the community following a hospital admission, are investigating the impact on carers who are undertaking a specific rehab program, to improve the arm function of stroke survivors. The research team want to involve a carer to inform their project.

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Applications close 02 October 2020

Impact of Cytomegalovirus on infant hearing and ear health

Are you a parent or carer? Has your child experienced hearing loss related to Cytomegalovirus?

A research team at the Perth Children’s Hospital are seeking your input to improve care and health outcomes for children who have Cytomegalovirus-related hearing loss.

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Upcoming Events and Training

30 September 2020

CCI In Practice A Workshop for Researchers

This workshop supports researchers to develop the skills and confidence about the how and why of implementing consumer and community involvement in research.

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06 October 2020

Anaesthesia & Pain Management in Young People Community Conversation

Perth Children’s Hospital are calling on young people aged 12-17 to have their say about anaesthesia and pain management research. Researchers would like to talk to young people who have had surgery before and want to share their experience. Their aim is to gain insight from young people about their experience with anaesthesia and pain…

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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

Consumer Training Researcher Training