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Rümeysa Dijle - English Language Usage

- Online language tasks
- Duration: 1 hour in total
- Reward: 4£ for each participant
Deadline of Participation: 15th July 201

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Participants recruited:

1- Speakers who are native in German and advanced in English

2- Speakers who are native in Turkish and German, and advanced in English

3- Speakers who are native in Turkish, second language speakers of German, and advanced in English

The project investigates English language usage by speakers from different backgrounds. Please mail me at rd1155@york.ac.uk for further details and to participate.

Elspeth Foster-Lill - Staff and student perspectives regarding the role of the supervisor and student mental health

Staff and student perspectives regarding the role of the supervisor and student mental health.
Estimate time: 5 - 10 mins (online questionnaire)
Number of participants needed: 120

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This project is aiming to explore the perspectives of staff and students regarding the role of the supervisor and student mental health.
The questionnaires can be accessed below.
Student link: https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1YS5yjtFL4lJM1v
Staff link: https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9R134wIqqBmFr1z

Wenyi Liang - Differences in student engagement between international and home students

Differences in student engagement between international and home students

ESTIMATED TIME PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR: about 5 minutes

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: 150-250

REWARD FOR PARTICIPANTS: no reward

DEADLINE OF PARTICIPATION:10 July

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The purpose of the research is to find out whether there are differences between international and home students in their levels of engagement, well-being, beliefs, and academic achievement.

https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8IzLFndZhjARRFb 

Xiaoran Niu - Language learning study

Estimated time: 1.5 hours
Reward: £6
Deadline for participation: 19th June

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Be a participant in a language learning study and EARN MONEY!
It involves seeing pictures on a computer and then reading, speaking or listening to some sentences in English.
– The session will last for 1.5 hours.
– You will be given £6 in cash and snacks!
– You need to be a native speaker of English
The study is being run in D/M/110
Please contact Xiaoran Niu xn548@york.ac.uk for more details.

Francesca Porter - Perceived Social Acceptance as a mechanism for self-esteem in young adults (online survey)

Estimated Time : 10 minutes (online survey).
Inclusion criteria: Participants should be aged 18-29.
Number of participants needed: 100

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This project explores the relationship between social acceptance and self-esteem. The questionnaire can be accessed via the link below:
https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7O1nKo7PnB0YNCd

Selfie-related behaviors on SNSs and its associations with cultural differences and Big Five personality traits - Yi Wei

ESTIMATED TIME PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR: 10-15 mins

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: 200-250

REWARD FOR PARTICIPANTS: no reward

DEADLINE OF PARTICIPATION: 15 of July

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT: The research is designed to measure people’s selfie-related behaviours on SNSs (Social Networking Sites), as well as its relationships with culture and personality traits.

LINK TO MORE INFORMATION: https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e3fGfiz1RnsbUeV"

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The research is designed to measure people’s selfie-related behaviours on SNSs (Social Networking Sites), as well as its relationships with culture and personality traits.

https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e3fGfiz1RnsbUeV

Victoria Noble - Reading and memory study.

Estimated time: 1 hour

Reward: £10

Deadline: ongoing

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What does participation involve?
You will be asked to read sentences appearing on a computer screen, memorise words, and answer comprehension questions.
You will also be asked to fill in a demographic questionnaire.
The session will last around 1 hour, including breaks.
You will receive £10 to compensate you for your time.

Participants MUST
be native English speakers.

Participants MUST NOT
be dyslexic
suffer from visual stress
be prone to photosensitive seizures

The study is being run in v/b/213 – in the linguistics building.

To sign up, please follow this link https://vb213.youcanbook.me/

Chenchen Zhang - The predictors of stress in PhD students

ESTIMATED TIME PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR: for PhD students: no more than 15 minutes; for non-Phd individuals: no more than 8 minutes

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: 100

REWARD FOR PARTICIPANTS: /

DEADLINE OF PARTICIPATION: 30 July

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This study focuses on PhD students’ levels of stress. Both doctoral students and other individuals who are undertaking or have received undergraduate or postgraduate education (e.g., current undergraduates and postgraduates, employees, self-employers, etc.) can participate in this study.

For PhD students:
https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dgNK4gq1BJlLE4R;

For non-PhD individuals (undertaking or have received undergraduate or postgraduate education):
https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1zgRU7bCOVpNbhj

Rümeysa Dijle - English Language Learning

ESTIMATED TIME PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR: 1 hour
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: 30
REWARD FOR PARTICIPANTS: £4
DEADLINE OF PARTICIPATION: 15th July 2019

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The project investigates English language usage by speakers from different backgrounds

Hannah Gotheridge - An investigation into the deliberation process

Will take 10-15 minutes.
30 participants needed.

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This study aims to determine the processes that underlie decision making, and how these relate across different situations.
You are required to read 2 short paragraphs and answer 5 subsequent questions for each.

A link to the study is provided here:
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Y3PVPNK

Alyx Lace - Optimising Language Learning

Time required: 1 Hour
Candidates need: 30
Reward: Homemade muffins!
Deadline: 30th June 2019

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Face-to-face masters study which looks at an ‘alien language’ mainly taking place on a laptop that we provide. Participants must be monolingual, native English speakers and younger than 35 to take part. This project is designed to be child-friendly, so should not be too intense for participants!
Please email al1438@york.ac.uk if interested!”

Charlotte Jones - Variables influencing forensic evidence analysis

ESTIMATED TIME PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR: 10 minutes maximum
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: 360
REWARD FOR PARTICIPANTS: Entered into a prize draw to win one of four £20 Amazon vouchers
DEADLINE OF PARTICIPATION: 23rd June 2019

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Participants will be required to complete a short questionnaire, and then answer some questions relating to a crime.

LINK TO MORE INFORMATION: https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1zT9TYRkXQcsduJ 

 

Petronella Linmans - Witness Identification and Line-Up Type

"Witness Identification and Line-Up Type
Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes (online)
Number of participants needed: 80
Reward: No reward
Deadline: 27 June 2019

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Hannah Gotheridge - An investigation into the deliberation process

Will take 10-15 minutes.
30 participants needed.

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This study aims to determine the processes that underlie decision making, and how these relate across different situations.
You are required to read 2 short paragraphs and answer 5 subsequent questions for each.

A link to the study is provided here:
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Y3PVPNK 

Petronella Linmans - Witness Identification and Line-Up Type

Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes (online)
Number of participants needed: 80
Reward: No reward
Deadline: 27 June 2019

https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0xmSOM2fpxZ0sZv?fbclid=IwAR126_GnQBAAp0g-3cmVQ4sX1PKi6yMBQslwNDe5vFwOX2q1NibTF8fdTLw

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https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0xmSOM2fpxZ0sZv?fbclid=IwAR126_GnQBAAp0g-3cmVQ4sX1PKi6yMBQslwNDe5vFwOX2q1NibTF8fdTLw

Sonia - Intonation in L2 English

ESTIMATED TIME PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR:
about 40 min

DEADLINE OF PARTICIPATION:
End of June, 2019

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I’m recruiting native speakers of Spanish whose second language is English to take part in a linguistic experiment. The experiment consists of a language background questionnaire and a reading aloud task that will be recorded. Ethical approval has been granted.

If you are interested, email me to sna521@york.ac.uk

Sophie Watts - Study Name: The effects of social media usage on academic achievement and self reported anxiety levels of students

estimated time participants needed: 10 minutes now and 10 minutes 2 weeks later.

Number of Participants required: 100

I will send results and published article to participants when available

deadline: end of June/ beginning of July

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My study will be focused on looking at any possible effects of social media use on health and academic achievement.

I am looking for third year undergraduate students or postgraduate students that are from the UK.

The project will require participants to install an app on their phone as well as complete a very short survey (Approx 2 mins), all instructions are supplied and I am always available to respond to emails, I will respond quickly to any questions.

I am also very happy to take part in any research possible in return.

Marina Gibson - PSYCHOLINGUISTIC RESEARCH ON THE USE OF GREEK BY GREEK/ENGLISH BILINGUALS

30-45 minutes

10 participants needed

Deadline for participation: 30 June 2019

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I am searching for native speakers of Greek who have been living in the UK for a minimum of 10 years. The study is focused around how native speakers of Greek make use of their first language while living in the UK. The study will involve:

1) two experimental tasks which can be completed online
2) one recording of free speech (in Greek)

If you are interested please contact me at: mdg523@york.ac.uk

Xingchen Zhou - Face Memory Experiment (£5 for 40 minutes)

Participants should be aged 18-35 years and have not signed up for my face memory Experiment on Peebs.

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If you are interested in this computer-based task, please contact Xingchen Zhou (xz1711@york.ac.uk).

Abigail Linayrd-Tough - Perceptions of academic success of those formally diagnosed for the first time with a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) whilst at university

Estimated Time Participants Required For: 45 mins-1 hour
Number of Participants Needed: 10
Deadline of Participation: 28th of June 2019

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Were you diagnosed at some point whilst studying at the University of York with any of the following conditions: Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Discalculia, Irlen Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)? If so I would love to hear from you because I am researching how diagnosis with any of the above Learning Difficulties impacts on students’ perceptions of their academic success.

If you are interested in participating or would like to learn more about the study, please contact Abigail Linyard-Tough at aglt500@york.ac.uk. If you would prefer to learn about the project over a phone conversation please include your phone number the email and a preferred time and I will get in contact with you (all personal information is wholly confidential)
Thank you

Letitia Butcher - SELLING ON SOCIAL MEDIA

15-20 minute face to face interview
15 participants needed
Participants will be rewarded with full size bars of chocolate!

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This project aims to gain an understanding of York university students experience and use of Instagram, as well san their perceptions of social media marketing within the Instagram application.
Participants should be

1) Aged 18-30

2) Students at the University of York

3) Be a frequent use of Instagram (at least once a week)

Thank You!

If you wish to take part please contact me via
Lbab500@york.ac.uk

Hannah Jenkins - Sentence Processing in Dyslexia

Estimated time participants required for: 30 minutes

Deadline of participation: End of June 2019

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I am recruiting native English participants with or without dyslexia who are 18 or over to take part in a language study. This study will use a reading task and a memory task to investigate sentence processing amongst English speakers with and without dyslexia. Ethical approval has been granted.

For more information and to register your interest, please contact me at hkj507@york.ac.uk

Hanun Shamsul-Bene - The influence of resilience and self-esteem on perceptions on cyberstalking

ESTIMATED TIME PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR: Approximately 20 min (online)

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: 100

DEADLINE OF PARTICIPATION: Ongoing

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Looking into whether participant’s level of resilience and self-esteem influence their perceptions towards cyberstalking. The study is available online (link is provided below) and will involve two questionnaires and a case scenario followed by questions based on the scenario.

https://york.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dhBJKxwBVJX1sHz

Gabriela Raleva - Face recognition abilities

Study name: Face recognition abilities

Estimated time participants required for: 1 hour

Number of participants needed: 30

Deadline of participation: 01/07/19

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Do you want to find out how good you are in recognising faces? Do you have trouble recognising people? If so, we are keen to hear from you, as we are researching people’s abilities to see differences between faces.

We are looking for:
Participants over 18 years old
Participants who have normal or corrected-to-normal vision
Participants with no history of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological conditions

If you are interested in participating or would like to learn more about the study, please contact Gabriela Raleva at gir504@york.ac.uk

Thank you 🙂

Stewart Cooper - Task based language research

ESTIMATED TIME PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR: Just 10 minutes!

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: 20

REWARD FOR PARTICIPANTS: Entered into a draw for the chance to win £50

DEADLINE OF PARTICIPATION: Ongoing

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Participants are required to take part in two short tasks such as those used in English language teaching. Participation simply involves creating a narrative and talking about some pictures. Responses will be audio recorded and all data will be anonymised. Ethical approval has been granted.

Email sjc612@york.ac.uk for more info and any questions