You can help us improve the health of individuals and communities by volunteering as a participant in one of our research studies.
Participation is confidential and has been approved by the QUT Research Ethics Office. Our researchers follow the QUT Code of Conduct for Research.
We're looking for participants in these studies:
Studies seeking participants with Parkinson's Disease:
- To help us understand if transcranial direct current stimulation improves balance and gait.
- More information is provided in the information sheet: Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on gait in people with Parkinson's Disease (PDF file, 291.5 KB)
- We are also seeking people without Parkinson's Disease to act as controls in this study.
- People interested in participating should read the information sheet: Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on gait in people with Parkinson's Disease - for participants without PD (PDF file, 291.04 KB)
Studies seeking parents:
- Biological, adoptive and step-parents of children aged 6-24 months are sought to help us understand how parents feed babies and toddlers.
- For more information, please read: Feeding babies and toddlers (PDF file, 82.36 KB)
Studies seeking male and female participants:
- Does paracetamol affect the body's ability to regulate temperature? If you are a healthy adult aged between 18 and 30, or older than 60, we would like your help to answer this question.
- More information can be found on this information sheet: The effect of acute paracetamol ingestion on deep body temperature during whole-body cooling (PDF file, 202.98 KB)
- We are looking for 'P Plate' drivers aged between 17 and 20 years to help us understand decision-making, and how it might be affected by driver education and training, and advanced technology.
- Information about the study and link to the survey can be found on the study information sheet: Testing the dual-processing nature of the Prototype/Willingness Model with young novice drivers (PDF file, 118.33 KB)
- People aged 18 to 65 years who were sunburned during the Australian summer months of 2016/2017 (November to January) despite using sun protection to help researchers understand opinions, beliefs and experience of being sunburned after using sun protection.
- Find out more in the participant information: Sunburn after sunscreen and sun protection use (PDF file, 132.14 KB)
- Australian university students who would like to contribute to a study seeking to identify predictors of eating behaviours.
- Find out more about the study and access the online survey in the information sheet: Predicting eating behaviours in Australian university students (PDF file, 78.77 KB)
You may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial of a treatment, intervention or diagnostic test for a disease or health condition.
If you're interested in volunteering for a clinical trial, you can:
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI)
- Phone: 3138 6000
- Fax: 3138 6030
60 Musk Avenue
- Postal address:
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001