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Our research makes a positive impact on the lives of people around the world – and you can play your part by volunteering for one of the projects below.

Explore the projects looking for participants now, find out what you'll be asked to do, how you might be rewarded for taking part, and see if you're eligible to volunteer.

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Why do we eat the foods we do? Staff, students and general public needed for study.

22 August 2022 4 min read

Volunteers needed for study examining why we eat the foods we do and how our food choices might help the UK's sustainability transition agenda.

Female student shopping sustainably.

Study measuring brain activity and heart rate while you complete audio tasks Staff, students and general public needed for study.

08 July 2022 5 min read

Brain activity and heart rate will be measured while you complete auditory attention tasks.

Psychophysiological Correlates of Lacey's Hypothesis

Volunteers with minor injuries needed for forensics study Staff, students and general public needed for study.

01 June 2022 4 min read

Volunteers are needed to take part in a study evaluating the use of alternative photographic techniques on enhancing the quality of injury images.

Female forensic student taking a photograph

Investigating cognitive factors related to alcohol use Staff, students and general public needed for study.

30 May 2022 4 min read

A study to examine how several cognitive processes are related to alcohol use.

Wine bottle pouring into glass

Actions Speak Louder Than Words II - Opinions About Protester Actions Staff, students and general public needed for study.

30 May 2022 4 min read

This study investigates people's attitudes towards activists, and their actions.

Female Protestor

Honestly, we are the best of friends… or are we? Staff, students and general public needed for study.

25 May 2022 4 min read

An online lie detection study which examines differences in deceptive and truthful behaviour in pairs of friends or partners.

Two friends walking through an archway to the beach

How Accurate Are You in Distinguishing Truths from Lies? A Lie Detection Experiment Staff, students and general public needed for study.

04 May 2022 4 min read

An online lie detection study in which participants test their lie detection abilities by evaluating whether transcripts they read are true or false.

Male student being interviewed

Evaluating COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

09 March 2022 3 min read

Portsmouth Hospitals University Trust are looking for volunteers to take part in a study looking at the use of different COVID-19 vaccines and doses for giving a third dose.

Vaccination staff

Creative Students Creating Business Measuring Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange

04 February 2022 3 min read

This study aims to understand the dynamics and enhance outcomes for all involved in these knowledge exchange programmes.

Students talking around a table