Register Interest in joining VIKING II

Have you heard about VIKING II and think you would like to get involved? You can register for the study here.

To take part in VIKING II, you must:

  • Have two or more grandparents from either Orkney or Shetland
  • Be aged 16 or over

Please note: 

  • This is not an ancestry DNA test. Our study aims to understand the genetics and health of those with 2 immediate grandparents from Orkney or Shetland.
  • You will be unable to take part if you have been involved in either the Orkney Complex Disease Study (ORCADES) or the VIKING Health Study - Shetland

To sign up you need to provide your name, date of birth, phone number and email address.

After this, participation in VIKING II consists of four easy steps:

  • Reading two information sheets
  • Providing consent
  • Completing our questionnaire
  • Providing a saliva sample
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