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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 association between personality, mindfulness, and aggression: A quantitative study.
Ethics ref: 2021-11178-18314   The study will use a cross-sectional survey to achieve the following objectives:   1. Assess the relationship between personality traits and aggressive behavi...

Online Human-Robot Interaction Study (on Zoom)
Name of Research Ethics Committee: the NRES Committee York and Humber Sheffield NHS Reference number: 18/YH/0120   Take part in a Human-Robot Interaction study play a game with the robot Peppe...

Participants needed for a study on pain perception
Ethics ref: 2020-8997-16245   “Validation of a pain phenotyping tool  Participants needed for a study on pain perception  The study consists of two separate sessions (lasting 1 h...

Client-led online therapy for Bipolar Disorder
HRA and Health and Care Research Wales (HCRW) 21/LO0284  This study is offering people with a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder (*or any Bipolar Spectrum Disorder) free online therapy (up to 30th No...

Would you like to help further our understanding of fibromyalgia?
Ethics ref: 2021-10504-17619    People with fibromyalgia commonly experience increased sensitivity to pain. We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study looking at how different se...

How the Sound of Speech Affects Hearing-Impaired People's Performance during a Short-Term Memory Task: The Irrelevant Speech Effect
Ethics ref: 2021-11263-18189 As part of a dissertation for a psychology master’s degree, we are looking for participants to take part in a research study looking at how the noise of speech affe...

"Exploring gay men's experiences of social support, relationships and difficult emotions: A qualitative study."
Ethics ref: 2021-10332-17784 "Do you identify as a gay man? Have you experienced difficult thoughts or emotions in the last six months? If so, you might be interested in taking part in a research stu...

Participants needed for online PhD study: The effect of ageing and lifetime occupational noise exposure on the function of the hearing nerve
Ethics ref : 2020-8884-13533   This is a study that looks into the effects of ageing and noise exposure from working in a noisy environment on the hearing capacity of older adults without a diag...

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...

Calling all SouthEast Asian International Students in the UK
Ethics ref: 2020-9763-16359 Recent global circumstances, including COVID-19, have triggered a series of racist and xenophobic attacks against anyone who is, or presumed to be, Chinese. These attacks ...

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...

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....