Take part in our experiments

We are looking for volunteers to take part in the following experiments:

Understanding Human Well-being Online Survey
Have an opportunity to win one of five £100 prizes by taking part in our survey.

Does your arm do what your brain wants it to?
We are running a research project to investigate production of grip force by the brain, spinal cord and muscles 

Bristol Vision Institute and BBC R&D
This 1 hour study offers £7 reimbursement for just watching TV!

Learning to Recognize Novel Objects 
This study investigates the way in which the human visual system recognizes novel (made up) objects

Investigating the acceptability of commercial foods
Male and female participants aged 18-70 required. £150 reimbursement offered for participation in a 12-day food trail (lab presence for only 5 days). 

Blood Pressure Study
In this study, we are looking for people with high blood pressure to take part.

Enhanced Television Broadcast Formats
The University of Bristol Vision Institute in partnership with BBC R&D is currently running paid psychology experiments on enhanced television broadcast formats and needs your help with an experiment. 

Investigating The relationship between state-anxiety and alcohol-related behaviours
This study is currently looking for people between the ages of 18 and 50 years old who drink alcohol at least weekly. Participants must speak English as their first language (or have an equivalent level of fluency) and be in good physical and psychiatric health.

Investigating thought patterns around various topics and behaviours
We are recruiting male and female participants over the age of 18 for an online study. Participants must speak English as a native language.

Participants who used coloured filters for reading needed for experiments on visual stress
Participants needed (16-35 years old) who use coloured overlays, lenses or screen filters for reading. 


Please be aware that we do not keep contact information for the experiments listed above and we will not be able to contact the researcher on your behalf.

Please also check the Nutrirition and Behaviour Unit studies and the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group studies for further experiments.

We always need volunteers to take part in our studies

Most studies reimburse you for your time. The amount varies depending on the nature of each study and the funding source, so please contact the researcher for details.

Please note there is free parking available for all participants however this does depend on availability, please ask your researcher if you require parking.

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Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group (TARG)

List of all current TARG studies

Nutrition and Behaviour Unit (NBU)

List of all current NBU studies

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