Research Opportunities

If you’re interested in a unique way to participate on campus, there are active research studies across departments that need people like you to participate! Below please find a few opportunities of active research investigations that are now recruiting participants:


Participate in a Study of Human Memory!
In this research study, you will be presented with some items on a computer to remember for a later memory test. The items may be represented visually on the computer screen, or may be played through computer speakers for you to listen to. The test of your memory for items will occur on the computer, and instructions for completing the memory test will be provided. The experiment should take less than one hour and you will be compensated $10.00.

For more information or to sign up, please send an email to


Doctoral Students at Colorado State

This is a research study on graduate student experiences, perceptions, and attitudes towards their academic programs at Colorado State University. Recruitment is now open for current doctoral students at Colorado State University. As a thank you for participation, the first 300 individuals who complete the survey by May 24, 2019 will be entered to win one of six $50 Amazon gift cards.

You will be asked to respond to a variety of questions that investigate graduate students’ attitudes about themselves and others in their respective programs. You will have an opportunity to share any additional comments or thoughts related to your graduate school experience. You can skip questions or withdraw from the survey at any time.

The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete. If you are interested, please click the link below.

By clicking the link and taking the survey, I am acknowledging that I am a current doctoral student at Colorado State University.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact: Ellen Ratajack at



Values and Belongingness in Graduate School: Underrepresented Minority Students’ Perspectives 

  • Qualifications to participate:
    • In year 1-3 of PhD
    • Identify as an underrepresented minority population
  • If you would like more information or resources, please contact Alexandria Miller at

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Working Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals Needed

Recruitment is now open for a two-survey study about the attitudes and life experiences that LGB individuals face in the workplace. The online surveys are entirely voluntary. Your name, and email will be collected during the first survey and linked to an identification number in order to contact you for the second follow-up survey. Your name and email will not be used for any other purposes, and your responses will be kept private. The first survey should take 20- 25 minutes to complete. You must be 18 years or older, gainfully employed, identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual to participate in this survey.

The second survey will be administered by the researchers approximately one month after the completion of the first survey. After the second survey is completed, you will be entered into a raffle to win one of ten $50 Visa Gift Cards. Note, you must complete the second survey in order to be entered into the raffle. Responses on solely the first survey do not qualify for raffle entry.

To access the survey, click the link below: