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Research participants wanted

5 April 2017

I am doing a piece of research into sex and sexuality with a prize draw of £60! All participants 18+ are welcome to take this 10 minute questionnaire. Please follow the link below: or email for more details. Your participation is completely voluntary, and the sign up period ends on the 5th of May.

30 March 2017

SUSSEX MINDFULNESS RESEARCH School of Psychology & Sussex Mindfulness Centre A new research study for Sussex students - take part! Mindfulness Intervention Project: You are assigned to either a teacher-led course, a self-guided course or a 'wait-list' (to do the self-guided course later) For more information please email:

22 March 2017

Alcohol drinkers earn £80.00! fMRI study that will test how Atomoxetine affects attention. Atomoxetine is used for treating ADHD. You will do 3 sessions: screening (1.5h), and two testing sessions (5h each). In one test session you will get 60mg of Atomoxetine, in the other you will get a placebo. You CANNOT take part if you: o Are left handed o Have ever had a seizure, tic or spasm o Are using anti-depressant medication o Use any illicit drug weekly o Have MRI contraindications

If you want to take part, are right handed, are 18-40 years old, and weigh 55-90kg, contact Kiki Nikolaou ( for info and screening.

24 February 2017

Taking part involves watching some television sitcoms whilst having an fMRI scan and then answering some questions about the shows afterwards. We will pay £20 for your time (in total, £10 per hour), and you will receive a picture of your brain. You need to be a right-handed, native English speaker.

17 June 2016

We seek healthy non-smokers aged 18 to 50 to study the effects of inflammation on memory and links to blood-brain barrier permeability. We offer compensation up to £75 for the whole study. It involves 3 visits. The first visit is to explain the study, gain consent and take some blood. At the next 2 visits you will have more blood tests and either a saline injection or typhoid vaccination (all participants have both during the study), then an MRI scan and memory tests. Recruitment ends May 2017.

For an initial discussion and more information, please contact Rosemary Murray or 01273 876769 or

22 December 2015

We are looking for volunteers, aged over 18 and with normal or corrected-to-normal vision, for participating in a study investigating judgements of variance/diversity perceived in different parts of the visual field. The study involves simple computer-based tasks, lasting for about 75 minutes. Participants will be paid £10 for their time. If you are interested or would like to know more about it, please contact me (Marta) at .

These University of Sussex research projects contribute to the University's role in conducting research and teaching research methods. If you choose to participate in any research project, your participation is voluntary and you may withdraw at any time.