Participate in Research

As part of our remit to bring people together, Spinal Network is pleased to advertise research projects that have received ethics approval at NHMRC and HRC accredited institutions within Australia and New Zealand.

The University of Melbourne are currently looking for people to participate in their research who have limb function loss due to Amputation, Muscular Degeneration or Paralysis.

Do you have a spinal cord injury? Are you looking for work? Then this study is for you!

We need adults with a spinal cord injury to trial our free online resource, which is designed to help people find work. Participants who complete the study will be provided a $20 shopping voucher.‚Äč


Please contact us if you experience back or neck pain, OR do not experience pain or injury, but would like to help. This research involves phone interviews, questionnaires and a two-hour testing session at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. *You will receive a gift of your choice to the value of $50 for attending the testing session.

Researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, are seeking volunteer research participants to learn about the control of arm strength in people with incomplete cervical spinal cord injury.
Volunteers are needed who are aged 18 years or older with a cervical spinal cord injury, with at least some remaining upper limb motor function.

Volunteers are needed who are between 18-65 years of age, have an acquired spinal cord injury and are living in the community.

Researchers at Recover Injury Research Centre are interested in your experiences and perspectives of recovery following injury in a road traffic crash. Following a road traffic crash, some individuals might recover without complication, while others will experience more challenges. The Recover Injury Impact Study aims to understand why some people experience more challenges than others as they progress along their journey to recovery. *You will receive a $25 gift voucher every time you complete a survey.  The total value of the gift vouchers will be $150 if you complete all six surveys. > Brochure

The factors surrounding the use of FES technology in the home environment for sedentary populations in Australia: A semi-structured interview study involves a face-to-face interview and a survey. It is being conducted as part of Mr Matthew Taylor’s PhD project in biomedical engineering at the University of Sydney. E:

Researchers from Royal Rehab in Sydney invite people with spinal cord injury to talk about problems encountered with accessing help with bowel care. The purpose of the study is to explore the nature of problems people with spinal cord injury experience when accessing help.

The University of Melbourne in partnership with the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre are researching the effectiveness of physical sailing simulators on dry land to help people with disabilities start sailing on water. NCT01491789.