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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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Swinburne University

Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Body Image Disturbance: Exploring the Potential for a Novel Treatment Intervention

Researchers at Swinburne University are seeking participants to share their experiences on eating disorders and body image and/or psychedelic psychotherapy.

Now openClosing: 28 Sep, 2022

Swinburne University of Technology

Compassionate Eating: Does self-compassion influence the relationship between contingent self-worth, self-perception and authentic self, and disordered eating

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology are investigating the relationship between the way people think about themselves and disordered eating behaviours.

Now openClosing: 27 Oct, 2022

University of Western Australia

Cognitive processing in eating disorders

Researchers at the University of WA are examining the cognitive processing of food information in people with and without eating disorders.

Now openClosing: 31 Dec, 2022

University of British Columbia (in collaboration with researchers at The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne)

Treatment for Pediatric Eating Disorders: Perspectives of Health Professionals

Researchers at University of British Columbia, in collaboration with The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, are investigating the views of health acre professionals on clinical care for pediatric eating disorders.

Now openClosing: 30 Oct, 2022

Charles Perkins Centre Gut Microbiome and Nutritional Ecology nodes, QIMR Berghofer, Brain & Mind Centre


Investigation of the underlying biological and psychological changes in response to dieting, how these impact dieting adherence, dieting outcomes, and to determine if any markers of risk can be determined for unhealthy dieting and the onset of an eating disorder.

Now openClosing: 1 Dec, 2023

Western Sydney University

Sibling Experiences of the Maudsley and Family Based Therapy for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa: A Qualitative Study

Researchers at Western Sydney University are conducting a qualitative exploration of the experience of siblings of Maudsley and FBT treatments for anorexia nervosa.

Now openClosing: 2 Dec, 2022

Swinburne University of Technology

Investigating family, peer, and social media influence on body image and disordered eating amongst adults

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology are investigating the influence of sociocultural factors on body image and disordered eating in adults.

Now openClosing: 1 Oct, 2022