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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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Curtin University

Lived Experience of Waiting for Psychological Treatment for an Eating Disorder in Western Australia

Researchers at Curtin University are investigating the lived experience and being on a waitlist, and how people can be better supported while waiting for treatment.

Now openClosing: 10 Feb, 2024

The University of Sydney

Online Study: Fear of Relapse and Progression in People with a History of Mental Health Conditions

Researchers at the University of Sydney are investigating how people who have lived with a mental health condition worry about their mental health getting worse.

Now openClosing: 12 Dec, 2023

Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics

Cannabidiol as an Adjunct for the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa (CAFTAN): An Open Label Pilot Trial with extension in Young People

Researchers at the InsideOut Institute and Lambert Initiative at the University of Sydney are investigating the safety and efficacy of a new pharmacological treatment, cannabidiol, as an adjunct to Maudsley Family Based Treatment in young persons aged 12-18 with anorexia nervosa.

Now openClosing: 30 Oct, 2024

Deakin University

The perspectives and experiences of healthcare providers and carers of individuals experiencing eating disorder symptoms who are using or engaging with the new eating disorders (ED) Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items

Researchers at Deakin University are conducting a full evaluation of whether Medicare Eating Disorder Plans have enhanced treatment availability and outcomes for individuals living with an eating disorder.

Now openClosing: 19 Oct, 2023

University of Melbourne

A study of TikTok use

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are studying the degree to which people view and engage with appearance-oriented videos on TikTok.

Now openClosing: 30 Sep, 2023

The University of Melbourne

ACE3A Study

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are investigating how early life experiences influence our later behaviours, such as alcohol and substance use, and eating habits.

Now openClosing: 30 Sep, 2023

La Trobe University

Diet-Related Quality of Life Measure: Development and Evaluation

Researchers at La Trobe University are conducting research to further develop a Diet-Related Quality of Life measure, seeking to refine the measure to be more suitable for diverse populations.

Now openClosing: 30 Sep, 2023