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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.

Eye-tracking study: Effect of interactive computer prompts on visual search
Ethics ref: 2018-4586-6410 We are recruiting participants for a study investigating visual search. Your task will be to find targets in noisy backgrounds on a computer display. This task replicates t...

Participants required for a student survey investigating student concerns and experiences of victimisation and criminality against students.
Ethics ref: 2018-5063-7742 We are looking for students to take part in our study investigating concerns and experiences of victimisation and criminality against students The aim of this survey is to ...

We are seeking non-autistic volunteers aged between 18-45 for a study of the perception and experience of time in autism.
Ethics ref: 2018-2632-4893 We are particularly seeking non-autistic volunteers aged between 38-45   Our sense of time and duration are essential to how we experience, and interact with, the wor...

Investigating the barriers and enablers of hearing protection use during recreational noise exposure
Ethics ref:  2018-3556-6133 Do you find yourself in noisy situations outside work?   Then this is the research study for you!   Researchers at the University of Manchester are lookin...

An approach “Move a little & often” with health conditions
IRAS number: 244602, REC reference: 18/LO/1248 Name of Research Ethics Committee  Camden and Kings Cross                 &nb...

Clinical trial for the treatment of skin scars.
Ethics ref; 14333 Clinical trial for the treatment of skin scars. Interested?   If so, you might be interested in helping with the research we are conducting into how skin scarring can be cosmet...

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...

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...

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....

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...