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Take Part in Research

We are looking for volunteers 18 years and over to take part in our exciting neuroscientific research.

We study the function of the human brain non-invasively using behavioural tests, MRI, MEG and EEG. These techniques enable us to work out what’s going on in your brain while you perform different tasks.

Currently Recruiting Studies

Details of studies currently looking for participants can be found here.


Mailing List

To keep up with the latest calls for study participants, please join the combined Centre and Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN) volunteer mailing list.

There is no obligation to participate in our Centre or ICN studies by being on this mailing list, and you can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time if you wish (either via the groupspaces site or by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of every email). If you join the list then a researcher from WCHN or ICN might contact you to invite you to participate in their research study. The researcher will be able to give you a detailed description of the study concerned, and may then formally invite you to take part. If you have any questions, you are welcome to ask your question to the researcher whenever a researcher contacts you.


Volunteer Guides are Adobe PDF files. You can download Adobe Reader for free from here.


Wheelchair Access

At the Centre we have wheelchair accessible entrances, lifts and toilets.


COVID-19 Safety

Covid-safe measures will be taken at all times. All the people you will be in contact with will use necessary protective measures, and all the rooms will be cleaned before you enter.