Have you had a stroke or TIA? You can help us find new ways to prevent strokes, and to advance stroke and TIA rehabilitation and recovery.

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To stay up to date with stroke research and get personal invitations to studies over time, join the Stroke Research Register - Hunter.

Join the Stroke Research Register – Hunter

Join the community of people with stroke or TIA who are contacted when researchers need people to participate in important research.

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iREBOUND - Help design the iREBOUND online program - for eating well and moving after stroke

Help design the iREBOUND online program – for eating well and moving more after stroke 

Researchers are looking for stroke survivors and people who care for them to help to design an online program for secondary stroke prevention. You could help to make sure that the online iREBOUND program meets the needs of a diverse range of people with stroke who want to eat well and move more. 

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ESTEEM - Stroke Workshops

Have you had a stroke?  Are you a carer for someone who has had a stroke? You can help!

Researchers are inviting people who have had a stroke, or present or previous carers for someone who has had a stroke, to help design a long-term recovery group for stroke survivors. The aim of the group is to incorporate exercise, socialising and art-based thinking activities to improve recovery and quality of life for people living with stroke.

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Stroke Survivors – reduce your risk of having another stroke using video calls


Exercise and a good diet after stroke will reduce the risk of having another stroke in the future. Researchers are testing programs for people who have had a stroke. The aim is to increase your physical activity and improve your diet. Best of all, these programs are delivered over the internet so there’s no need to leave your home to participate.

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Help co-design a diet intervention for stroke survivors

Researchers need stroke survivors to help co-design a diet intervention.

The intervention is aimed is to support people who have had a stroke to plan, prepare and eat a nutritious diet and reduce their risk of having another stroke. Volunteers are needed to ensure the design meets the needs of stroke survivors.

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Have you had a TIA or 'mini-stroke'? You can help!

Researchers are inviting people who have had a TIA or ‘mini-stroke’ to come to four (4) appointments at HMRI across a 6-month period. They would take measurements from you including blood tests and a small hair sample to understand more about stroke prevention.

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Have you had a stroke in the last 14 weeks? Join our arm function study

Researchers are seeking volunteers for a study looking at rehabilitation of arm function after stroke.

The study would involve assessments of arm and hand function, before and after a 6 week period, during which training may be given to improve arm and hand function. There will also be a follow-up assessment after 6 months.

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Stroke fatigue – wakefulness drug

Researchers are looking for people with debilitating fatigue after stroke to test a wakefulness medication called modafinil.

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Have your food choices changed since Stroke? How can we help you to eat well?

Researchers are seeking Australian Stroke Survivors to complete a survey that will tell us about their food choices after stroke so that we can develop a program to help stroke survivors eat well.

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Clinicians treating people who have fatigue - help us map out interventions being offered in Australia

Researchers are completing a scoping survey (15-20min, anonymous) to understand and map the services available for people with fatigue and the treatments that are being offered in Australia. We are interested in post-stroke fatigue and fatigue with other conditions (e.g. neurological conditions, cancer).

Fatigue is a major problem and we don’t know what the best treatments are.

Click here to find out more and complete our online survey