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InsideOut is Australia’s national institute for research, translation and clinical excellence in eating disorders with global research partnerships. We aim to transform the prevention, early intervention and treatment landscape for eating disorders in Australia, and ultimately find a cure.


We are happy to advertise research projects that have ethics approved.

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La Trobe University

A Qualitative Exploration into the Treatment Experiences of Vegetarians and Vegans with an Eating Disorder

Researchers at La Trobe University are exploring the experiences and perspectives of people with lived experience of an eating disorder who sought treatment while adhering to vegetarianism or veganism.

Now openClosing: 30 Jun, 2024

Monash University

Repurposed Medications for Anorexia Nervosa: An Innovative Treatment Approach

Researchers at Monach University are investigating the effectiveness of 3 medications: brexpiprazole, memantine and zinc in treating anorexia nervosa (AN).

Now openClosing: 30 Apr, 2026

University of Technology Sydney

Understanding the needs of autistic children and adolescents with eating disorders and their parents/carers.

Researchers at UTS are hoping to better understand the eating disorder treatment experience of autistic young people and their families

Now openClosing: 1 Aug, 2024

The University of Sydney

Elucidating the Experience of Disordered Eating in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Sydney are conducting a study to better understand the experience of adults living with type 2 diabetes who also experience problematic eating and/or an eating disorder.

Now openClosing: 31 Jul, 2024

Monash University

Investigating the Efficacy of Estradiol in Anorexia Nervosa Treatment

Researchers at Monash University are investigating the effectiveness of a 50mcg/day transdermal estradiol patch in treating anorexia nervosa (AN).

Now openClosing: 6 Jan, 2026

Deakin University

Relationship Quality in Anorexia Nervosa

Researchers at Deakin University are investigating how attitudes towards body image and food influence relationships with friends and family

Now openClosing: 31 Dec, 2024

University of New England

Assessing the Influence of Caregiver Factors on Family-Based Treatment (FBT) for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders: Phase Three Measure Evaluation

Researchers from the University of New England are evaluating the validation of a psychometric measure, the Caregiver Strengths and Challenges Questionnaire for Eating Disorders (CSCQ-ED).

Now openClosing: 19 Dec, 2024