(People with Lived Experience)
It is of vital importance to us that people with lived experience are involved in every aspect of our work – we don’t do research on people – we do research with people.
This philosophy is underpinned by the following:
Our work in this sphere is overseen by the PLEx Engagement Committee.
People with lived experience (PLEx) contribute to our research in many ways, such as:
This is facilitated through the Burwood Academy Consultation (BAC) Network.
Hamish Ramsden shares his experience of being a BAC Network member.
Research involves collecting and analysing information to answer a specific question. The information may be gathered from participants via interviews, discussion groups, questionnaires or from a test. These tests may be medical tests (e.g. scans or blood tests) or other clinical tests (e.g. neuropsychological tests or walking assessments).
BAIL Fellows are people living with disability who we are supporting to study.
We also sponsor University papers and connect with vocational providers.
For further information please contact Cate Grace.
There are many opportunities that become available to work as a Research Assistant or volunteer on a research project.
For further information, contact Cate Grace.