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Research participants wanted

18 May 2021

Dr Emeline Brulé, is currently conducting a study about uses of computer keyboard, and in particular keyboard shortcuts. This study is open to all Sussex students, as this would enable us to better understand how computer literacy is taught in various fields. This study is anonymous, and you can participate by filling a short questionnaire (10 to 15 minutes), available at this url: https://expe.lille.inria.fr/limesurvey/index.php/596388?token=sussex&newtest=Y.

This study was approved by the C-REC ethics committee (ER/ETB20/11). The researcher can be contacted at (e.t.brule@sussex.ac.uk).

23 April 2021

The Episodic Memory Group in the School of Psychology is recruiting participants for an fMRI study investigating how people understand and remember events.The study involves one scanning session, followed by a behavioural testing session outside the scanner (~2h). Participants will be reimbursed £20 (£10/h) for their time. If you are interested in taking part in our study, please contact me, and we will discuss further details of the study, the criteria to take part, and the general procedures.

Dr Flavia De Luca, email: fd223@sussex.ac.uk

19 March 2021

Are you a parent who has an eating disorder (ED)? We are looking for mothers and fathers who have been diagnosed with an ED at some point in their life and have experienced symptoms since becoming a parent, to participate in individual interviews for a research study. You must be 18+ to participate and have one or more children aged 2 years or over. Your views will help shape the design of an intervention to support parents with eating disorders and their children: https://bit.ly/2Pb62AZ

L.A.Chapman@sussex.ac.uk

4 March 2021

We are recruiting Healthy Volunteers to take part in an MRI study of brain inflammation. We aim to better understand the causes of depression associated with MS. The study will involve a screening visit and 1-2 MRI brain scans. You would be eligible if you: Aged between 18 and 80 years inclusive No contraindications for MRI scanning requirements Not pregnant or breastfeeding

Email: p.nwaubani@bsms.ac.uk Phone no. 01273876784

We are recruiting patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) to take part in an MRI study of brain inflammation. We aim to better understand the causes of depression associated with MS. The study will involve a screening visit and up to 2-4 MRI brain scans. You would be eligible if you: -are between 18 and 80 years old -have diagnosis of relapsing remitting or primary progressive MS -have or not have associated depressive symptoms -are awaiting to start a Disease modifying treatment (DMT)

Email: p.nwaubani@bsms.ac.uk Phone no. 01273876784

22 February 2021

The COVID Generosity Project We are researchers from Sussex University in the Department of Sociology, researching the topic of generosity and human giving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our project focuses on giving and receiving as well as the relevance of generosity to a post COVID world. Visit thecovidgenerosityproject.co.uk/ to find out more about the project or contact Liz at COVIDgenerosity@sussex.ac.uk.

Dr Liz McDonnell - COVIDgenerosity@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.