• Enhancing research through community involvement

    A MACH study evaluating WEHI’s Consumer Program has underlined the value of having an embedded consumer involvement program – and the potential for application across medical research institutes.

  • Engaging Diverse Communities in Clinical Research – Webinar

    Overview The webinar held on 27 July 2022 discusses the skills and tools needed to effectively involve members of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in their research. This session is targeted at and developed with early and mid-career researchers and covers topics including: What to consider when planning and undertaking your research Building trust … Read more

  • MACH Consumer Engagement Webinar

    MACH is hosting a webinar targeted at early and mid-career researchers exploring why, what, when, how and where of consumer engagement in research. Join consumers and researchers from across the MACH network sharing their experiences of the value of consumer engagement.

  • Voices of Consumer Involvement at MACH

    Judy McCahon and Barry Baulch are dynamic consumer representatives for the MACH Care of the Ageing committee. They provide insightful and meaningful contributions to our researchers and are valued members of our community. According to the Consumer Health Forum of Australia, community and consumer representatives “represent the voices of consumers and take part in the decision-making … Read more

  • Next gen ageing and aged care researchers

    MACH welcomes the recent appointment of Dr. Anita Goh, from the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) and The University of Melbourne; and Dr. Samantha Clune, from the Australian Institute of Primary Care and Ageing (AIPCA), La Trobe University, as the new chair and deputy-chair of the MACH Care of the Ageing, Early-Mid Career research group. … Read more

  • How exercise can prevent chronic conditions

    A chronic condition is a long lasting illnesses with persistent effects. Examples of common chronic conditions include heart disease, depression, diabetes and cancer. As we get older, there is an increased likelihood of having one or more chronic condition, this is known as multi-morbidity. Multi-morbidity affects approximately 1 in 5 Australians with the number increasing … Read more