Current Studies Seeking Volunteers

Researchers Looking for Focus Group on Proactive Coping

 

The current research focuses on developing a proactive coping inventory with a sample of U.S. college students in focus group settings

  • Morgan Condie: cond5399@bears.unco.edu
  • APEC
  • September 20, 2016 through December 8, 2016
  • Participant Requirements: U.S. college student

Time Commitment and Other Information about Research Participation: 1.5 hours in a focus group for a $5 gift card upon completion

 

Researchers seek freshman and sophmore pre-nursing students

This study looks at the social identity and academic performance in pre-nursing students at the University of Northern Colorado.

  • Anissa Guzman : anissa.guzman@unco.edu
  • School of Nursing
  • September 1, 2016 through May 30, 2017
  • Participant Requirements: 18 years old and older

Time Commitment and Other Information about Research Participation: This is an on-line survey and will be sent via email and will take about 10-15 minutes to complete. After completing the on-line survey, participants have the option to win a $25 gift card.

 

Researchers seek all graduate students at UNC who have used at least one e-book for learning purposes during the last two years

Participants in this study will participate in a semi-structured (face-to-face) interview. Participants' personal information will be treated in complete confidence.

  • Rasha Alhammad : alha5655@bears.unco.edu
  • Educational Technology Department
  • August 25, 2016 through December 30, 2016
  • Participant Requirements: Any graduate student at UNC who has used at least one e-book for learning purposes during the last two years

Time Commitment and Other Information about Research Participation: The interview will consist of no more than 29 questions and will last no more than 120 minutes. At the end of the data collections session, participants will be given a $10 Starbucks gift card as an appreciation for their participation in the study.

 

Researchers Seek Undergraduate or Graduate Students for Proactive Coping Study

This is a small group discussion of how to cope with stressors that have not happened yet (e.g. employment after graduation, possible health concerns, potential interpersonal conflicts, etc.)

  • Lu Tian: lu.tian@unco.edu
  • APEC
  • August 19, 2016 through September 30, 2016
  • Participant Requirements: Age 18 or older and born in the U.S.

Time Commitment and Other Information about Research Participation: 1.5 to 2 hour small group discussion, food will be provided during the discussion. Upon completing a small discussion, participants will receive $5.

 

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: lisa3700@bears.unco.edu
  • 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.