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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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English-speaking bilingual speakers aged 18-40 to participate in a short study on auditory and visual perception
Ethics ref: 2022-14006-24396 I am recruiting participants aged 18-40 for my MSc dissertation. I am looking for English-speaking bilingual speakers aged 18-40 to participate in a short study on audito...

Characterising brain states in varieties of inner speech in EEG
Ethics ref: 2022-13277-22113 Participants are sought for a study investigating the difference of neural dynamics in varieties of inner speech. The study will involve an initial screener con...

Change for the better? The impact of personality, work-related outcomes and manager relationship on employee turnover
Ethics ref: 2022-14653-24811   This study aims to investigate employee turnover, which is a concern across all organisations and effects many aspects of the business. We want to investigate fact...

Volunteers Wanted for an EEG Study of Memory, Language and Ageing
Ethics ref; 2021-11773-20654   You are invited to take part in an EEG study investigating brain responses during a task investigating the perceived similarities between different concepts, and h...

Participants needed for an experiment on Inhibition and Speech Perception
Ethics ref:  2022-14081-24819   Are you a native English speaker between the ages 18-35? This study, run as part of my MSc project at the University of Manchester, will take no more than 1 ...

research on the relative presence of dark personality traits (narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism) across university subjects
Ethics ref: 2022-14255-23833 I am recruiting participants for research on the relative presence of dark personality traits (narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism) across university subjects. ...

Volunteers Wanted for an EEG Study of Memory and Attention
Ethics ref: 2022-13641-23631 You are invited to take part in a study investigating the links between memory and attention. Whilst you perform several cognitive tasks involving word stimuli, we will r...

Participants with and without diabetes required for a clinical study
Eurolens Research is a contact lens research and consultancy unit at The University of Manchester. We undertake basic and applied clinical research on the surface of the eye and contact lens products...

Participants sought for EEG study on semantic representation
Ethics reference: 2022-13609-22940   Participants are wanted for a study on electrophysiological markers of cognition, namely semantic memory, to investigate the semantic representation process....

Participants needed for a Virtual Reality study on the effect of vison on mobility
Ethics ref: 2022-14029-22763 You are invited to take part in a research study about how individuals move around and avoid obstacles in a virtual environment. Participants should be 18 years or over...

Student Mental Health Wellbeing Survey
REC reference: 20/HRA/0090 Aim: This study aims to explore the reasons behind undergraduate and postgraduate students’ difficulties with mental health across the years of their study to allow f...

Participants needed for Eye Study
DescriptionWe are looking for volunteers (contact lens wearers and non-wearers) to take part in a study to investigate change in ‘refractive error’ (sometimes called your ‘prescript...

Are you interested in mental health and well being? Are you able to spare a couple of hours to support well being research?
Ethics ref: 022-12804-22755 Students (18-25) needed for study exploring mental health, wellbeing and peer support    Mental Health, Wellbeing and Peer Support Research   Are you intere...

Participants sought for EEG study of speech perception
Ethics ref:  2022-13511-22171 Participants are wanted for a study on electrophysiological responses during speech perception to investigate their relation to unique internal experiences.   ...

Healthy female participants needed for a study of bioactive lipids in lupus
NHS ref: 20/NW/0429 Systemic lupus erythematosus – lupus – is a long term illness that mainly affects younger women. Women with lupus have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular d...

Going to a gig at Manchester Academy some time before November 2022? Then get paid to have your hearing tested afterwards!
Ethics ref: 2022-12896-22167   I’m Carlyn, an auditory scientist. I need to test the hearing of some 18-22-year-olds immediately after they’ve been somewhere loud.  You’ll...

Adult volunteers needed for a study investigating the link between gut microbiome and short-sighted
Ethics ref: 2020-9547-16047 Researchers at The University of Manchester are recruiting healthy volunteers aged 18-45 years to take part in a study, which aims to investigate if there are differences ...

Musicians and non-musicians needed for an online study of hearing and balance
ethics ref: 2020-8095-15101 We are looking for participants in a research study to assess the effect of the balance system to the hearing in normally hearing adults-musicians and non-musicians. To ta...

The Psychological Measure of Islamic Religiousness (PMIR) Questionnaire
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....