NNIDR Membership Network
Members of the NNIDR contribute to the Institute’s goals of prioritising, coordinating and translating the Australian research effort in dementia.
Become a Member
To become a member, please fill out the NNIDR Membership form here.
There are two types of membership of the Dementia Institute:
A person will automatically be granted an individual membership and be expected to participate in the Institute in accordance with relevant agreements if they are:
- a recipient of grant(s) underwritten by the Boosting Dementia Research Initiative,
- a recipient of a grant or tender awarded under NNIDR funding rules, or
- a member of the NNIDR Board, Expert Advisory Panel or Secretariat.
A person will be eligible for individual membership if they fall within one of the following groups:
- a researcher, with a demonstrable interest in dementia research;
- a consumer, defined as a person living with dementia or a carer of a person living with dementia, or family member of someone living with dementia;
- a non-research health professional, including but not limited to clinicians, nurses, GPs, care providers, allied health professionals.
- Policy makers, health economists and dementia advocates are also encouraged to become members.
Ex officio organisations that are members include:
- the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC), until unified, whereby the single DCRC will be a member organisation; and
- the Cognitive and Related Decline Partnership Centre (CDPC).
An organisation will be eligible for membership if it:
- has a focus on research into dementia and relevant associated conditions (such as cardiovascular or relevant chronic diseases),
- provides care for people with dementia and associated conditions,
- develops relevant guidelines, practices, or standards relevant to dementia care, or
- is committed to adopting evidence-based practice as the guiding principle for its processes (as relevant).
Eligible organisations include but are not limited to:
- research institutions;
- funding bodies (including philanthropic and benevolent organisations);
- consumer or community organisations;
- dementia care providers;
- companies and industry bodies; and
- government departments and agencies.
The NNIDR value a collaborative relationship with our members and welcome participation in the NNIDR community.
- Opportunity to connect and collaborate with dementia researchers across Australia,
- Ability to access support for the establishment of special interest groups and meetings,
- Discount registration to NNIDR events,
- Priority registration to the Australian Dementia Forum,
- Training opportunities and industry updates
- Updates on the NNIDR program and projects through Dementia Research News, and
- Opportunity to be featured in NNIDR’s Dementia Research News, social media and website.