By taking part you will gain a greater understanding of your own mental health knowledge and
help-seeking behaviors. You don't have to have a mental illness to complete this study as it is relevant to everyone.
Do you have dry, eczema-prone skin?
February - May 2019
We need your help to investigate the effects of emollient creams on the skin
Do you use online dating sites? February - May 2019
We are investigating the relationship between people's personality and their preference for different types of romantic relationships.
If you are over 18, identify as heterosexual and are currently using or have recently used online dating sites to seek a romantic partner, please participate in our study.
Participation is completely voluntary and your data will be anonymous and confidential. You will be asked to complete an online questionnaire about your personality and relationship preferences, and provide an anonymised version of your recent dating profile. The survey takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
To participate or find out more, please follow the survey link.
Earn £60 in brain stimulation study January - August 2019
We are looking for volunteers to attend four experimental sessions, each lasting approximately two hours
The study aims to investigate the effects of tyrosine supplementation and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex on cognitive measures of behavioural flexibility as modulated by polymorphisms in a gene (COMT) encoding dopamine.
To be eligible for the study, you must:
be aged 18-30
have no history of migraine, taking antidepressants, alcohol/drug addiction or severe psychiatric illness
not be suffering from any cardia, hepatic, renal or neruological disorders
To book, or for further details, please contact one of the following (depending on which day you would prefer to attend the first session):
Do you have polycystic ovary syndrome? October 2018 onwards
Would you be interested in participating in a research study which is exploring the effects of exercise and physical activity on people with polycystic ovary syndrome?
Sheffield Hallam University in collaboration with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are undertaking a non-invasive, ethically-approved study (part of a PhD programme), that is exploring the impact of exercise and physical activity on cardiovascular health in polycystic ovary syndrome.
Have a formal diagnosis of PCOS
Are a non-smoker
Are not currently taking metformin or the combined oral contraceptive pill
Are not currently physically active for more than 150 minutes per week
Do not have current or past cardiovascular disease or heart conditions
...then we would love to hear from you. If you are interested to find out more, please get in touch with Amie Woodward: email@example.com
Are you a current smoker who wishes to stop smoking? April 2018 - early summer 2019
Would you be interested in being supported in your stop smoking attempt by an experienced advisor and use either e-cigarettes or the NHS stop smoking services? Then contact us!
Sheffield Hallam University is undertaking an ethically-approved study, funded by Heart Research UK
to explore the effects of e-cigarettes on the arteries and small veins in people trying to stop
All participants will be randomly allocated to one of three study groups:
In one group participants will receive free nicotine-rich e-cigarettes and refills for a 3-month period as
well as advice on how to successfully stop smoking
In another group, participants will receive similar advice as well as complimentary, nicotine-free e-cigarettes and refills for a 3-month period
The final group will be referred to the NHS stop smoking services and will be reimbursed by
the research team for their stop smoking prescription expenses.
Participation in the study is free and assessments will take place in Collegiate Hall.
Participants using their own transport will receive complimentary parking.
For more information please contact Dr. Gareth Jones on 0114 225 4312 / HeartResearch@shu.ac.uk, or visit the study's website.