Online or Skype-based Research Projects

Do you have pain and would be happy to trial a Skype-based programme? Or are you looking to take part in an online study?  Then this page is for you! Alternatively, if you are researcher and would like to list your study contact us here.

Digital tools for young people with musculoskeletal pain

Are you between 15 and 25 years and have muscle or joint pain that has lasted longer than 3 months? Curtin University needs you for a study about new digital tools for young people with pain.

The aim of the study is to test digital tools that have been co-designed with young people to help manage their musculoskeletal pain. They need your input to understand if they are engaging, user friendly, acceptable, and whether you would use them

Click here to participate in the study

For further information contact Professor Helen Slater: Tel: 08 9266 3099 or Email:

Volunteers needed for a study on language and pain

The Centre for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience at the University of South Australia is looking for healthy pain-free volunteers and volunteers living with chronic pain who are aged above 18, and can proficiently write and read in English, to help us understand the relationship between language and pain.

Click here to participate in the online survey

For further information contact

International research study on the perspectives of people with fibromyalgia or chronic low back pain

We would love to know more about your experiences. Your feedback will help us to know how to identify those at risk of chronic pain and ultimately tailor treatments for individuals with different sensitivity characteristics and coping styles. This research has been given ethical approval by the Northern Y Ethics Committee in New Zealand, where the primary researchers are based.  If you would like to help us by responding to a completely anonymous survey, please check first that you:

  1. Have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and/or have chronic low back pain, (i.e. pain most days in your lower back region).
  2. Have had your pain most days for more than 3 months.
  3. You are aged between 18 and 65.
  4. Are fluent in the English language.
Go to: to help in this anonymous survey.

Online survey on bodily changes, sensations, and mood in people with chronic pain

How do CRPS and other chronic pain conditions affect bodily functions, sensations, and mood? Help CRPS researcher Janet Bultitude find out by responding to her survey.

The survey is aimed at people with CRPS, people with chronic pain conditions other than CRPS, and people without any chronic pain condition. The survey takes approximately 20 minutes and the responses are anonymous.