Take part in a research study
Please consider taking part in one or more of the research studies below, to help build the research evidence we need to effectively support young people’s mental health.
Online dance classes and anxiety
Young adults aged 16 – 24, in the UK and suffering from anxiety.
Are you interested in joining new research exploring if online dance classes can support young people?
We would like to hear from young people aged 16-24 who are living in the UK and currently experiencing anxiety who would like to join us for 8 weeks of online dance. The dance classes will be tailored for beginners and draw upon contemporary dance techniques. The sessions will take place on Thursdays evenings online, starting from Thursday 30th September and be led by Dance Base, Scotland’s National Centre for Dance.
Effect of the pandemic on young adult carers
Young adult carers aged 13 – 24
Researchers at University College London would like to speak to young adult carers (aged 13-24) who have been providing unpaid care, help or support to a relative, partner or friend with care needs during the pandemic. We would like to understand your experiences of the pandemic, social distancing and social isolation, including any impacts on mental health, well-being and daily life.
The interview will take place with a researcher over the phone or on a video call and should last around 45 minutes. A £10 online gift voucher will be offered as a thank you for taking part.
For more information, please contact: Tom May, University College London Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07724 833396
Development of mobile app, MindKind
Young adults, aged 16 – 24, UK
MindKind are recruiting young people aged 16-24 years old, in the UK, to use the MindKind app. The app will ask questions about young people’s everyday mood, emotional health, physical activity, and sleep. Young people will be able to share their views and shape the future of data collection in research. Crucially, young people will become more aware of how their data is used in mental health research. Find out more about the project.
Development of mobile app, MyMoodCoach
Young men aged 16 – 22, currently not in employment or training and living in the UK
The aim of the ECoWeB project is to develop a mobile app called MyMoodCoach to help young people improve their understanding of how emotions work.
Researchers at the University of Oxford are interviewing young people to better understand their experiences of using this app. They are especially interested in making it accessible and usable to young men, who are often underrepresented in research.
What will I have to do?
You will be asked to in some short questionnaires then download the free MyMoodCoach app.
We will also ask to talk to you for 45 minutes to an hour about your experience of the app and what you think of it. The interviews will be conducted by telephone.
What payment will I receive?
As a thank you for the time you spare talking to us for the interview, we will send you a £20 Love to Shop voucher.
For using certain features in the app, it is possible to earn badges. For each badge earned (up to a maximum of three) you will be sent an additional £10 Love to Shop voucher by email.