Take Part in Research
This page provides details of opportunities to participate in research. There is an associated e-mail list; please feel free to add your name to the 'participants' list if you would like to be informed about opportunities to participate. Please contact Clare Chatfield, Research Governance and Planning Assistant, if you are not a member of staff or a student at the University of Essex and wish to be added to the e-mail list. Please also contact Clare if you are seeking participants and would like to add your research to this page.
'Alcohol Consumption Among University Students'
Principal Investigator: Dominic Conroy
Ethical Approval: Sciences Technology Ethics Committee, University of Sussex
Type of Research: Online questionnaire
Data collection period: Until 28 October 2014
Additional information: This study involves answering one 10-15 minute survey and two shorter (5 minute) surveys over a one month period. Everyone who completes all three surveys has a chance to win one of four £25 prizes. Please click on this link to take part https://www.lifesci.sussex.ac.uk/research/psylab/dc1.php.
'Emotional Speech Perception in Healthy Adults Aged 63 to 75 Years'
Principal Investigators: Professor Riccardo Russo and Mrs Denise
E-mail: rrusso or dwallace (add @essex to create a full e-mail address)
Telephone: 01206 873782 (Riccardo) 07887 554244 (Denise)
Ethical Approval: Faculty Ethics Committee, Faculty of Science & Engineering
Type of Research: Human volunteer study
Data collection period: Until 20th December 2013
Additional information: are you aged 63 to 75 years, right-handed and a native English speaker? If so, we would love your help with a study of how different parts of the brain are involved in how healthy adults aged 63 to 75 understand and process language in the brain. We will need you to take part in two sessions, each lasting about an hour. We will pay you £10 per session (£20 in total). Please note that this study is not suitable for anyone who has been diagnosed with any neurological, mental health or substance abuse disorder in the past.