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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.

Before any requests for research volunteers are published on StudentNet, they will be checked to ensure the appropriate ethical approval has been obtained.

investigating the perception and experience of time in autism.
Ethics ref:  2018-2632-4893   We are seeking volunteers for a study investigating the perception and experience of time in autism.   Our sense of time and duration are essential to how...

Research Volunteers Needed for an Online Questionnaire Study
University Ethics Committee Number: 2018-0328-7430   We are looking for individuals who would like to take part in a questionnaire study.  The study aims to try and increase our unders...

Are you aged 18-40 and wear reusable (i.e. NOT daily disposable) contact lenses?
Ethics ref:  2018-5211-7455 Study Design Eurolens Research (The University of Manchester) requires current contact lens wearers to volunteer for a contact lens clinical study. This study will wi...

study investigating daily consumption of low calorie sweeteners
University Ethics Committee number: 2018-4812-7661   We are currently recruiting volunteers to take part in a research study investigating whether the daily consumption of low calorie sweeteners...

Participants wanted for exciting new research on balance function testing!
Ethics ref: 2018-4984-7165   The  effect  of  head  angle  on  the  Video  Head  Impulse  Test  (vHIT)   We  are  currently&...

Volunteers with diabetes needed for measuring foot temperature
University Ethics Committee ref: 2018-3953-7423     What is the aim? Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) develop in over 7% of diabetes cases in the UK, and can develop to the point where the perso...

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...

Development of an Empathy Skills Measure and Training Package.
Are you interested in empathy? Then why not take part in research on empathic communication? What will it involve? Participation will involve completing some online questionnaires and possibly attend...

AGE-RELATED ABILITY TO SYNTHESISE VITAMIN D IN THE SKIN ON EXPOSURE TO SUNLIGHT
Researchers from the University of Manchester are looking for white caucasian volunteers aged 18 to 40 and 65 to 89 to take part in a study to see if there is a difference between young and older adu...

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....

Native English Speakers are sought for an fMRI reading experiment
Participants are sought for a study investigating brain activity during silent reading of written stories. Your task is to silently read 80 short stories and answer comprehension questions based on t...

Healthy volunteers needed for nasal cavity study
Volunteers are required for participation in a research study investigating the bacteria present in the nose. Sampling will include the insertion of a swab into each nostril (opening of the nose) and...

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...

Native speakers of English needed for an EEG experiment
Research ethics code: 16248   Participants are sought for a study investigating how people mentally represent information while reading.   Your task is to silently read 180 short stories a...