Take part in research
There are three main types of research here:
- Clinical trials: A new intervention or treatment (e.g. a potential drug, medical device, behavioural intervention or procedure) is tested in people.
- Observational studies: Researchers observe participants on their current treatment plan and track health outcomes.
- Social or psychological studies: Researchers survey and discuss patient experiences and preferences.
All studies advertised have UK ethical approval and have been assessed for their suitability against Crohn’s & Colitis UK’s 5-year research strategy. If you are interested in taking part in a clinical trial listed below, we advise you to discuss this with your Healthcare Professional.
Take Part in Coronavirus Research Studies
Please find below a list of studies relating to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) that are looking for participants. If you are concerned about coronavirus...
Researchers at University of Leeds, funded by NIHR Health Technology Assessment, are looking for patients with stable Ulcerative Colitis who experience symptoms of diarrhoea, to...
Warwick Study of Mental Defeat in Chronic Pain (WITHIN Study)
Researchers at the University of Warwick are looking for participants (aged 18+ and are English speaking) with a diagnosed chronic pain condition, like Crohn's or...
Mindfulness intervention for young people with Crohn’s or Colitis
Researchers at the University of Sheffield are looking for young people aged 16-25 to take part in a study interested in the potential benefits of...
A Self-compassion Intervention for Parents of Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Researchers at The University of Sheffield are looking to recruit around 150 parents of children with IBD to take part in an online study. Are...
IBD-BOOST Survey: The relationship between fatigue, pain and urgency in people with IBD
Researchers at King’s College London are looking for people with a diagnosis of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis or another type of...
Measuring how a person’s health condition affects the quality of life of their partner and family
Researchers at Cardiff University are looking for people with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (Inflammatory Bowel Disease), their partners and family members...
Exploring psychosocial aspects identified as central to the experience of those with a GI condition.
Researchers at the University of Sunderland are looking for individuals who have been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative colitis to take...
Crohn’s SPIT Study
Researchers at University College London are looking for participants with Crohn`s disease to take part in a saliva-based research study.
Do human body clocks and sleep play a role in IBD?
Researchers at the University of Manchester are looking for people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) to take part in a study to understand the...
Romantic Relationships among young women with IBD
Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University are looking for women aged 18-25 years to take part in a study exploring how IBD affects romantic relationships.
Understanding experiences of people with IBD and how this impacts on their relationship with eating
Researchers at Lancaster University are looking for individuals aged 18 and over who have received a diagnosis of IBD and who self-report experiencing difficulties with eating...
Does living with IBD affect how you think about your future?
Researchers at Royal Holloway University of London are looking for people of working age (18-64) diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease to take part in a...
Take part in a study researching new treatment for Crohn’s Disease
Researchers at Synexus are looking for clinical trial volunteers diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease to take part in a study researching new treatment.