Research and Clinical Trials

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Planning and Participation: a new study targeting teenagers with autism
Planning and Participation: a new study targeting teenagers with autism (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Adolescence is a critical period of transition between childhood and adulthood. Teenagers experience rapid developmental changes and face new challenges from the world around them. At the same time, they are looking to develop their independence – relying less on ... Read More »

Step up for child health research – Register for Stepathon 2017
Step up for child health research – Register for Stepathon 2017 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute want all children to have the opportunity to live a healthy and fulfilled life! Which is why we are inviting kids, adults, grandparents, families and friends to join Stepathon, our national campaign that aims to raise ... Read More »

L-platers needed for driving behaviour research
L-platers needed for driving behaviour research (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A USC academic is conducting research to better understand how driving behaviours change when young motorists progress from having L-plates to P-plates. Senior Research Fellow Dr Bridie Scott-Parker said while learner drivers were involved in relatively few incidents on the ... Read More »

Protecting children against sexual abuse
Protecting children against sexual abuse (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Did you know that 21-42% of women and 10-16% of men have experienced child sexual abuse? Sexual abuse has lasting detrimental effects on victims, their families and society as a whole. To date, the prevention of sexual abuse has mostly rested ... Read More »

Pioneering study of cannabis extracts in treating epileptic kids
Pioneering study of cannabis extracts in treating epileptic kids (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A pioneering study, the Paediatric Epilepsy Lambert Initiative Cannabinoid Analysis (PELICAN), launches today not only to identify issues facing families living with epilepsy but also to analyse cannabis products being used in the community – with the potential to uncover new ... Read More »

Should Parents Be More Compassionate to Themselves?
Should Parents Be More Compassionate to Themselves? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research to date has demonstrated self-compassion to be an important resource in coping with life’s adversity. However, little is known about self-compassion in the parenting context. Researchers at the University of New England are conducting a study investigating the impact ... Read More »

How much do grandparents matter?
How much do grandparents matter? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher is looking for participants to help share experiences about involuntary lost contact between grandparents and their grandchildren – and how to help fix it. JCU researcher Associate Professor Susan Gair is conducting research in partnership ... Read More »

The stigma experiences of parents of children with mental health problems
The stigma experiences of parents of children with mental health problems (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at the University of Western Australia are seeking parents of children with mental health problems to take part in a study that will explore parents’ experiences. “Our research so far has indicated that as a result of having a ... Read More »

Teachers quizzed about their thoughts on technology in classrooms
Teachers quizzed about their thoughts on technology in classrooms (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A QUT researcher says targeted investment in technology in schools could help drive improvements to student performance, particularly for children on the autism spectrum. QUT computer scientist and AutismCRC PhD Scholarship recipient Anne Ozdowska has begun state-wide surveys of primary ... Read More »

Call for women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond
Call for women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nursing researchers at Western Sydney University are seeking women who have a current or past history with eating disorders, to take part in a study that will explore the issue of eating disorders during pregnancy and the perinatal period. Dr ... Read More »

 
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