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Research topic?

Postby Butterfly_Dawn » Wed Mar 09, 2011 3:28 pm

Is it possible to have a topic where people can post recruitment blurbs for research? We've been getting a few and because there's nowhere specific for them to go they either post everywhere (which is annoying for us and time consuming for them) or risk missing certain forum members.

The other issue is that if we have some guidelines in a tread about what verification they need to provide that this is an actual study and not a scam, that would help the mods in trying to sort wheat from chaff.

I suggest at minimum they would need to provide:

1) The organisation or research body they are working under
2) Ethics approval or reason why ethics approval is not required
3) The research supervisor for the project if it is undertaken as part of a research higher degree.

That way at least people can check it out a bit before participating. It helps us, and it would help them through increased assurance for the potential participants.
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