Take Part in Research
This page provides details of opportunities to participate in research. There is an associated e-mail list (participants; non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create a full-email address). Please feel free to add your name to the 'participants' list if you would like to be informed about opportunities to participate. Please contact Sarah Manning-Press, Research Governance and Planning Manager 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 Sarah if you are seeking participants and would like to add your research to this page.
'Mobile Applications and Asthma Management'
Principal Investigator: Mr Justin Koufopoulos
Institution: Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds
Telephone: 01133 439190
Ethical Approval: Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds
Type of Research: Online survey, mobile web application and website
Data collection period: Until 17th August 2013
Additional information: £20 Love-to-Shop Voucher for participants who complete this survey. Individuals with asthma who manage their asthma with a preventer inhaler are eligible. Research involves using a mobile web application to track preventer use. To determine eligibility please fill out this survey and provide your e-mail address: https://qtrial.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cHogB6MBS3TPZ2J
'Staff Attitudes Towards Change Initiatives at Work'
Principal Investigator: Ms Susan Cozzolino
Institution: University of Essex, UK Data Archive
E-mail: scozz (add @essex.ac.uk to create a full e-mail address)
Telephone: 01206 872009
Ethical Approval: Birkbeck Ethics Committee, University of London
Type of Research: Online survey
Data collection period: Until 28th June 2013
Additional information: University staff in all departments and centres are invited to complete a short online survey to support independent research into staff attitudes towards change initiatives at work. The survey involves responding to 15 multiple-choice statements which should take no longer than 10 minutes. All responses are anonymous; your identity will not be asked or known. Following the survey, you will be provided an opportunity to volunteer to be interviewed. For more information and to take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/change-at-work.
'The Development of Executive Functions from Infancy to Middle Childhood: longitudinal trajectories in relation to social and school outcomes'
Principal Investigator: Dr Karla Holmboe
Institution: University of Essex, Department of Psychology
E-mail: kholmboe (add @essex.ac.uk to create a full e-mail address)
Telephone: 01206 873356
Ethical Approval: Faculty Ethics Committee, Faculty of Science & Engineering
Type of Research: This study involves children aged 7-9 doing small tasks/games on a laptop and with toys, as well as a few short questionnaires to be completed by parents and teachers. Participating children will be offered a £10 Amazon voucher.
Data Collection period: Until 31st July 2013
Additional information: See http://www.essex.ac.uk/psychology/department/child/study.html for further information and to register your details.