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Seeking Research Participants Round-up: February 12

February 08, 2019
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Project Title: Vancouver’s Young Professionals and the Impact of Financial Challenges on Habitation Choices

About the Research: The purpose of this part of the research is to learn the personal experiences of young, educated Vancouverites on the unique financial challenges they face and how these challenges might be impacting their habitation choices (living situation, type of housing, location of housing, etc.). You are being invited to take part in this study because your valuable thoughts and insight on the subject matter will be a vital part of building this research.

Target Audience: Young (25-34), Educated (having completed at least a Bachelor's Degree), Working Professionals living in the City of Vancouver

Accepting Participants until: March 31, 2019

Want to participate in this research, or know someone who might be interested? Contact: Holly Adams, holly_adams@sfu.ca

Project Title: Visual Cognition with Learning Analytics

About the Research: You are invited to participate in this study, which will take place in the School of Interactive Art and Technology on SFU Surrey campus. In it you will be asked usability related questions about learning analytics visualization prototypes. The study should take 50 minutes to complete. The purpose of this study is to understand how learning analytics visualizations could be used by learners in meaningful ways. 

The information collected during this study will be used to create a model of how learners perceive and use learning analytics visualizations, to improve the design of these tools to better aid learners.

Target Audience: Individuals who have completed IAT 201 or IAT 

Accepting Participants until: February 16, 2019

Want to participate in this research, or know someone who might be interested? Contact: Halimat Alabi, halabi@sfu.ca

Project Title: Wavslang Study - Audiovisual speech perception of simultaneity

About the Research: Your participation will help us learn about how people perceive and process speech.

Target Audience: Male native English speakers.

Accepting Participants until: March 30, 2019

Want to participate in this research, or know someone who might be interested? Contact: Keith Leung, kwl23@sfu.ca

Project Title: Mental Health and Perceived Loneliness Among Widowed Older Adults: Exploring the Effects of Gender and Social Support

About the Research: You are being asked to be in a research study about the impact of widowhood among older adults. The purpose of the study is to explore the relationship between poor mental health and loneliness among widowed older people.

Target Audience: This study is open to ALL older adults who are between the ages of 65-85 and identify as widowed.

Accepting Participants until: May 17, 2019

Want to participate in this research, or know someone who might be interested? Contact: Bonita Nath, bnath@sfu.ca


Are you looking for research participants? We can help you advertise your SFU research ethics-approved research. Please note that only research meeting the criteria below may be featured on our weekly round-up.

Process

1. Complete the form on a Friday.

2. Your submission will be reviewed, and if it meets the necessary criteria, will be included in a blog post round-up on Tuesday the next week.

Criteria

1. Only SFU graduate students or postdoctoral fellows, conducting research through SFU will be included in the blog post. 

2. Research must have SFU research ethics approval. You will need to submit evidence of this approval.

3. An end date for advertising your call for research participants must be included.

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