Current Studies Seeking Volunteers

Researcher seeks children 7 to 11 years old to help participate in capstone study.

This study is comparing video and written training materials for children on how to insert earplugs. The effectiveness of the training materials will be evaluated by having the child take hearing tests with and without earplugs in place.

  • Kristen Gebing:
  • Audiology
  • June 6, 2016-July 10, 2106
  • Participant Requirements: Children 7 to 11 years old.

Time Commitment and Other Information about Research Participation: The time requirement is about 40 minutes. Each participant will receive a $5 Dairy Queen gift card after completing the study as well as two free earplugs.


Researchers Seek Both Marijuana Users and Non Users for a Research Study.

We are looking for individuals interested in participating in a study that explores the health and fitness status of regular marijuana users and non-users.

  • Jonny Lisano:
  • School of Sport and Exercise Science
  • April 1, 2016 through September 29, 2016
  • Participant Requirements: Males and females ages 18-40 years, participants who have been using marijuana at least once a week for the past 6 months OR individuals who have not used marijuana within the past year.

Time Commitment and Other Information about Research Participation: Participants will be asked to visit the exercise physiolgy lab at Gunter Hall 4 times (1 hour max time commitment per visit). The visits will consist of maximal exercise testing, a blood draw and urine collection. Participants do not need to be students enrolled at UNC and a $25 gift card (Bear Bucks for UNC students and King Soopers for non-students) will be provided after successful completion of the study.


Researchers seek Asian International Students for Survey Participation.This study will consist of a few surveys regarding Asian international student's cultural identity, level of acculturative stress, coping styles, and psychological well-being.

  • Katilin Ohde:
  • Counseling Psychology
  • March 3, 2016
  • Participant Requirements: Asian international students, undergraduate or graduate students, 18 years or older.

Time Commitment and Other Information about Research Participation: 10-15 minutes, no compensation.