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NOTE: All research involving human participants requires approval from an ethics committee. Research involving NHS staff or patients requires approval from an NHS research ethics committee; all other research involving human beings, including University of Manchester staff or students, must have approval from one of the University's ethics committees.

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Searching for volunteers to use as models for an echocardiography exam
This is not a research study     We are a charity/medical membership organisation promoting the safe practice of echocardiography. We are hosting an examination on Sunday 26th January at Wy...

Volunteers required for a study investigating tears
Ethics ref: 2019-7657-12488 The University of Manchester is looking for volunteers who may or may not wear spectacles/contact lenses and have no history of eye or medical problems to participate in a...

We are seeking volunteers for a study of the perception and experience of time in autism
Ethics ref:2632 We are seeking volunteers for a study of the perception and experience of time in autism.   *** We are particularly seeking non-autistic volunteers aged between 38-45 ***   ...

Healthy participants required for a brain imaging study
Ethics ref: 2019-6814-11707   We are currently recruiting volunteers to take part in a research study investigating how human brain is activated following the consumption of sweet beverages. You...

Parents of children aged 7-12 needed for questionnaire study
Ethics ref: 2019-2632-7605   We are seeking parents of children aged between 7 – 12 years old for a study investigating time concept in autism spectrum condition. We are currently recruiti...

Have you come to the UK from Central or Eastern Europe? Have you ever used mental health services in the UK?
Rec Ref 19/NW/0254 Take part in a research study to help us understand Central and Eastern European migrants’ experiences of mental health services in the UK, and inform the development of cult...

Sunbed users in the North West wanted
Ethics ref:  2019-6326-11933   Researchers at the University of Manchester are looking for people who use sunbeds to take part in focus groups on campus. For those unable to attend focus gr...

Do you experience low mood and would like to take part in research?
IRAS ref: 237570   We want to test MoodBuster, a guided website and app that uses the principles of CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therpay) for self-management of low mood.   Who: Aged 18 or o...

How do skin lipids and bacteria change with age?
Iras : 252737 Determining the critical relationship between human epidermal lipids and microbiota in sustaining healthy skin ageing As skin ages, we see a decline in skin barrier function, which can ...

Testing Interventions for Smoking in Women
MMU Study   Are you a woman aged 18-55 who currently smokes?   We are looking for women to help test two different interventions for smoking.   We are conducting a study to look at whe...

British English native speakers needed for an EEG experiment
You are invited to take part in an EEG study investigating lexical processing and memory. This study looks at whether the way you think about words affects whether you remember having seen them recen...

The Psychological Measure of Islamic Religiousness (PMIR) Questionaire
A PhD research is looking at how good the Psychological Measure of Islamic Religiousness (PMIR), is at capturing Islamic beliefs and practices on physical, mental health and psychological well-being....

Was your childhood stressful or traumatic?
NHS Ethics approval number: 221196   We are currently recruiting volunteers for a research study on emotion and decision-making in individuals with a history of early life stress. The study invo...

Are you feeling depressed or down? Volunteers needed for research study on emotion and decision-making in depression
NHS Ethics approval number: 221196 We are currently recruiting volunteers for a research study on emotion and decision-making in depression. The study involves computer tasks (to be completed on a la...