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.
'Health Locus of Control'
Principal Investigator: Qi Hong Goh
Ethical Approval: Department of Psychology's Research Ethics Committee, Aberystwyth University
Type of Research: Online Questionnaire
Data collection period: Until 25 March 2014
Additional information: This questionnaire (link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/T5BSMHL) is designed to determine the way in which different people view certain important health-related issues. Participants should be British Caucasian, British born Asians and Asians only.
'How Access to a Person's Social Media Page Affects How their Work is Evaluated'
Principal Investigator: Jessie Humphreys
Ethical Approval: Psychology Department Ethics Committee, University of Cambridge
Type of Research: Online Survey
Data collection period: Until 14 May 2014
Additional information: This study involves viewing a screen shot of a student's social media profile, reading a short essay (max length 1500 words) and responding to a short questionnaire (this should take no longer than 15 minutes to complete). Participants should be academic staff and students from within the social and psychological sciences. By way of thanks, everyone who participates will have the opportunity to enter into a prize draw to win £50 of book tokens.
'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.