Consent to Participate in Research

Consent to Participate in Research

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Hello my name is _______________________. I’m the researcher for this project and responsible for making sure you know what is going on, why we need you for this project, what your rights are and how we are going to handle your information.

What is this form about?

This form is to provide you information about what informed consent is

Informed consent means that:

  • The purpose of the research has to be clearly explained to you
  • That you fully understand what is going to happen
  • That you freely choose to take part, without feeling pressured to.

Please take the time to read the following information carefully. And let us know if anything that is not clear or if you would like us to explain something.

What is this Project about?

The purpose of this study is to find out about….

We’re doing some research to learn more about **research.topic** so we can understand how we might **solve.problem**

We’d like to talk with you about it because you are **Key demographic/work type/users/team**.

This research will inform team decisions/prioritisation/performance metrics as we improve the service., **Other.research.output.text2**, and we may store the original data from this session in a repository with the outputs so it can be reused for other purposes if you give us your consent.


What to expect from the session?

We will ask you to try a series of tasks or activities, using a (prototype of a) product or service related to **research.topic**. We may ask you questions to help us understand your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and feelings.

You do not need to bring anything with you, such as a laptop or a mobile phone. If the research is in a group setting, we ask that you are open minded to the views and opinions of others in the session.

The session will last approximately and be conducted. There may be other people watching at the time who will be taking notes or placing your notes onto a database. We will inform you if there are going to be any notetakers beforehand.