Involving Consumers in Research

Consumer input is also valuable in identifying and prioritising research issues, and consumer involvement in planning and managing projects is increasingly expected as part of health research. The NHMRC has released a Statement on Consumer and Community Participation in Heath and Medical Research. Increasingly, consumers are also often involved in determining funding priorities.

A number of resources are available to help support consumer and community participation in research including:

Last updated 20 January 2017