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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.

49 posts found

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

Online Lie Detection Experiment: Secret Agents and Double Agents Staff, students and general public needed for study.

01 February 2022 3 min read

The experiment examines differences in truthful and deceptive behaviour in investigative interviews.

Male student on computer with headset

SORTED: Integrating better oral care for people living with dementia at home

20 January 2022 3 min read

This study explores how we can integrate better mouth and teeth care in personal care for people living with dementia at home.

Women talking

Wandering Portsmouth as an undercover agent

07 January 2022 3 min read

Participants will complete a mission near the Department of Psychology and will then be asked to lie or tell the truth about the mission to an interviewer.

undercover agent

Decision making in online interviews

07 January 2022 4 min read

This study is concerned with how people make decisions about how much information to provide in a simulated human intelligence online interview.

laptop from above

Mission Almost Impossible

26 November 2021 2 min read

The study involves going on a daring mission on foot locally in Portsmouth from the Department of Psychology.

Buildings in Portsmouth