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Get involved with our research

We are always looking for volunteers to take part in a wide selection of research that our staff and students are conducting.

You may be able to contribute to some of the ground-breaking projects which make the University of Edinburgh world-leading in research. Have a look below for ways in which you could get involved.


The Lothian Lockdown Diary Project

Are you a resident in Edinburgh? Would you like to take part in a project by telling us about your experience of the Covid-19 pandemic?

The Lothian Lockdown Diary Project


Edinburgh Living Lab

Check out Edinburgh Living Lab to find out about, and get involved with, projects where researchers in data driven innovation are working with local communities to improve our city for residents and visitors alike.

Edinburgh Living Lab

How does the mind work?

Interested in mind and behaviour? Consider taking part in a psychology experiment.

Find out more

Clinical Studies

Clinical studies currently looking for volunteers: 

Patient and Public Involvement in Research

Salvesen Mindroom Centre

The Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre is a collaborative research partnership with the Scottish charity, the Salvesen Mindroom Centre. Our research is creating new knowledge about learning difficulties. Find out what projects you could get involved in.

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