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Research participants wanted

19 February 2018

PARTICIPANTS WANTED for a research study for a Masters dissertation, exploring eating behaviours, experiences and how they are affected by societal norms. You will have the chance to reflect on your eating experiences and behaviour as well as how society shapes this. The only requirements are that you must not have a diagnosed medical condition which significantly shapes your eating behaviour such as Chrones disease or a clinically diagnosed eating disorder, and you must be over 18 years old.

sc743@sussex.ac.uk

Are you a parent/guardian with a child aged 12 - 24 months? You are invited to take part in a research study to find out how parent and child factors relate to supervision of children in and around the home, and the use of safety (“babyproofing”) devices. Participation involves completing an online questionnaire and you'll be offered the chance to win 1 of 3 £25 Amazon vouchers. You can find out more and complete the questionnaire at https://goo.gl/vpH2aH

kb368@sussex.ac.uk; 01273 873928

11 February 2018

Hello, I am looking for second and third year Sociology and Criminology students. Background: The project will draw on students’ attitudes and perceptions toward the National Student Survey, NSS. It is being undertaken as part of my dissertation. Please do get in touch –I would very much appreciate your help. Very best wishes, Harry Hay :) NB: I would also be willing to return the favour as a thank you for taking part.

Email: hh305@sussex.ac.uk Phone: 07505096306

8 February 2018

I am a medical student from Brighton and Sussex Medical school currently involved in a research project for the Martin Fisher Foundation (MFF). We are currently running a survey to explore the attitudes towards people living with HIV within the general population of Brighton and Hove. This is part of the MFF campaign for 'zero new HIV infection, HIV related deaths and zero HIV stigma', which is overall working towards reducing HIV transmission rates in Brighton and Hove.

bsms4064@uni.bsms.ac.uk http://consult.brighton-hove.gov.uk/portal/nhs/health/hiv/hiv_stigma_survey

26 January 2018

Aged 30-50? Get £75 & a picture of your brain and help research? Healthy people needed for neuroscience research investigating the effects of inflammation on the brain. you need to University of Sussex on 3 sessions. interested contact us on: http://bit.do/ciscbrain or directly via email. thanks Samira.

S.Bouyagoub@bsms.ac.uk

20 November 2017

We are looking for volunteers with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) to help test and compare a new therapy to prevent anxiety symptoms in autism. Click this link to find out more: https://universityofsussex.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zg1AbpiMwm7HMN This study has been approved by the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Research Governance and Ethics Committee.

For more information please contact Dr Lisa Quadt: L.Quadt@bsms.ac.uk

14 October 2017

Free will study We are looking for healthy volunteers with no history of psychiatric or neurological conditions, to undertake research exploring the interaction between bodily signals and free will. You will paid £15 for your time. To take part you need to: · be aged between 18 and 30 years, · have no history of psychiatric or neurological conditions, · be right handed, · have normal vision (including with glasses).

Aysha Ahmad A.Ahmad1@uni.bsms.ac.uk 01273873787

22 September 2017

Do you want a copy of your brain scan? Are you flexible? Can you help us find out how brain and body interact? Click to see if you are flexible and for more information: https://universityofsussex.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_87gZIwhwXTENFgV This study has been approved by the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Research Governance and Ethics Committee v1 28/03/2017

For more information please contact: Dr Jessica Eccles j.eccles@bsms.ac.uk

18 July 2017

We are looking for volunteers, aged over 18, for participating in a study about cooperation and motor coordination. In this study two participants will be cooperating together to succeed in a very simple computer game while their respiration and pulse are monitored by non-invasive methods. The study lasts about 75 minutes and each participant will be paid £8 for their time. If you are interested or would like to know more about it, please contact me (Marta) at M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk .

M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk

We are looking for volunteers, aged over 18 and with normal or corrected-to-normal vision, for participating in a study investigating how optical illusions affect judgments in visual tasks. The study has two sessions , each of them lasting about 45 - 50 minutes. Participants will be paid £10 for their time after the second session. If you are interested or would like to know more about it, please contact me (Marta) at M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk .

M.Suarez-Pinilla@sussex.ac.uk

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.