Meeting dates & submission deadlines

Brightwater endeavours to support high-quality research studies. Therefore, we must effectively allocate limited human and financial resources to ensure such studies are completed without compromising our core priority of providing quality services to our clients.

Research enquiries must be submitted using the online system and received 1 week prior to the scheduled meeting dates.

Brightwater Research Centre Research Enquiries meeting dates:

  • 20th August 2020
  • 17th September 2020
  • 15th October 2020
  • 19th November 2020
  • 17th December 2020

Frequently asked questions

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  • Can I volunteer with the Brightwater Research Centre?


    Volunteers help our research centre with data collection, data analysis, literature reviews and more.

    Please visit our Research Volunteers page for more information.

  • What are the steps involved in gaining approval to conduct research at Brightwater?

    Step 1

    Complete the Brightwater Research Enquiry
    Note: Enquiries are to be submitted one week prior to scheduled meeting dates. The outcome of the research enquiry will be within one week of these dates

    Step 2

    If your research enquiry is considered feasible for Brightwater, you will be invited to complete the Brightwater Research Application form.
    Note: Research applications go to the Brightwater Research Centre or Steering Committee for approval

    Step 3

    Once your research application is approved, complete all required legal and administrative documentation.

    Step 4

    Commence your research study!


  • What sort of research do you conduct?

    All of our research is focused on improving the quality of life of our residents and clients, therefore most of our research is practical and applied in a care/community setting.

    Our priorities are brain health, brain injury rehabilitation, independence, ageing well, dementia care, quality of life, Huntington’s disease and nutrition.

    For more information, see our Current Research page.

  • Can I donate to the Brightwater Research Centre?

    Donations can be used to fund research studies at Brightwater.

    Click here to learn more about donations.

  • Can I partner with Brightwater for my research project?

    Please submit the Brightwater Research Enquiry.

    You will be informed of the outcome of the enquiry within one week of the scheduled meeting dates.