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Hon. Research Projects

This page is dedicated to University Students seeking participants to help contribute to their research. This might be in the form of completing a ten minute online survey or maybe assistance in seeking candidates.

Please take the time to help our up and coming Occupational Therapy students, your help is greatly appreciated.


Research Project Online Survey: Occupational Therapists' Pain Knowledge

Lauren Spada is completing her Honours Degree at Edith Cowan University (Ethics Approval: 2020-01299-SPADA). As part of her degree she is completing a research project and is seeking registered and practicing occupational therapists to complete her online survey.

For more information and QR code / link to complete the survey please click on the following Honours pain knowledge recuritment flyer

This research will help us to understand what practicing occupational therapist know about pain. Improved knowledge in this area has the potential to contribute to further education.

Volunteers must be registered and working as an Occupational Therapist

You will be asked to complete an anonymous online survey, which only takes around 10 minutes to complete, with the option to enter a random draw for one of three $25 gift cards at the end.

Privacy and confidentiality of participants and disclosed information is assured at all times.
All information which may be identifying will be removed and your name will not be used in any reports or publications.

OT perceived effectiveness of sensory modulation interventions for patients with mood and thought disorders in mental health settings

Information about the project:

The group consists of 4 students (Hannah Chua, Yi Ning Ngoo, Christin Chan, Peh Yunling) completing our Honours Degree at Curtin University. The Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HRE2020-0284).

The aim of this research is to explore occupational therapists’ perceptions of sensory modulation approaches and related interventions in an Australian mental health settings. This research specifically targets the use of these approaches for clients experiencing MOOD AND THOUGHT DISORDERS.

This study will help us to understand what the current practices of Sensory Modulation interventions are and explore the factors that encourage or impede an OTs use of Sensory Modulation in practice.

 This survey will take approximately 20 minutes. Your participation is entirely voluntary, and you can choose to stop and withdraw your consent at any time and for any reason. We will greatly appreciate every response we can gather. All information collected will be treated as private and confidential.

The survey can be accessed via this link: bit.ly/sensorymodulationsurvey

The survey ends on 6 July 2020, 2359,

What happens next and who can I contact about the research?
Further information can be obtained from the Chief Investigator, Mrs Annalise O’Callaghan, via email [email protected] or phone (08) 9266 2339.