Participate in Research

Participate in Research

Please share your experiences and help us better understand our communities by participating in the research studies below


Researchers at La Trobe University are studying the experiences of people who have been diagnosed with HIV in the past 12 months.

What is involved?

Participation involves a confidential audio-recorded interview of between 60–90 minutes. In the interview we will ask you questions about your experiences of: HIV infection; diagnosis, treatment; care and support; sex and relationships; and living with HIV. Interviews will be conducted via telephone or video-conferencing platform (such as Zoom). You will be compensated for your time with a $100 retail gift card.

Who is eligible?

You can take part if you:

  • were diagnosed with HIV in the past 12 months.
  • are living in Australia (you don’t need to be a permanent resident).
  • are aged 18 years or over.

Who do I contact?

Call or SMS: Dr Jeanne Ellard on 0400 855 038


Find out more:

Newly Positive, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University


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