• Price: $TBD
  • Area: Nationwide
  • Posted: 21 July 13
  • Expire: Recurring
  • Age & Sex: M/F 18+



We would like to ask you to take part in a study project. Before you agree to contribute you need to know why the study is being done and how you will be part. Please take the time to read the next info carefully.

What is the purpose of the study?

This research study seeks to

  • Identity what people consider to be the most main decisions they make in their lives;
  • How publics think these decisions ought to be made;
  • How publics made these decisions in their own lives;
  • what publics think can go wrong when making such decisions;
  • How good/bad populates own decisions turned out to be; and
  • If they could make these decisions for a second time, what would publics do differently.

Why have I been invited to take part in the study?
We have invited any adults to participate.

Do I have to take part?
No, you do not have to participate and you can withdraw at any time while completing the survey by closing the browser window. If you withdraw during the study your data will not be used. You do not have to give a reason for withdrawing.

What will I have to do?
If you would like to take part please answer the questions honestly and openly. There are no right or wrong answers. The survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete.

What are the possible disadvantages or risks of taking part?
There should be no disadvantages in taking part.

What are the possible benefits of taking part?
You will be given the opportunity to reflect on and learn from life decisions and advise others.

What happens when the research study stops?
It is anticipated that the research findings will be used, in conjunction with future research, to produce a self-help manual available for the general public.

What if there is a problem?
Any complaint or concern about any aspect of the way you have been dealt with during the course of the study will be addressed; please contact Dr Mandeep K. Dhami, Principal Investigator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Will my taking part in the study be kept confidential?
Yes. All of the information you give will be anonymous and no personal identifying information is required.

Data will be stored securely in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

Contact details of researcher
Dr Mandeep K. Dhami,
University of Surrey,
GU2 7XH,
United Kingdom
+44 1483 686933

Who has reviewed the project?
The study has been reviewed and received a favourable opinion from the University of Surrey Ethics Committee.

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