Research and Participation Opportunities

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RA positions

Participate in a study and learn first-hand about leading research by UBC Psychology. Below are UBC Psychology labs seeking participants.Looking to work or volunteer in a lab? Below are UBC Psychology labs with open Research Assistant positions.

UBC Interpersonal Lab
Are you socially anxious? Is social anxiety your main concern? We are looking for adults with social anxiety to participate in a study on UBC campus. If you are interested, we will conduct a brief 10-15 minute phone interview to assess your eligibility. If you are eligible, you will be invited into the lab for two sessions, […]

UBC Visual Cognition Lab
The UBC Visual Cognition Lab has multiple interesting paid experiments running all term long that need your help. Sign up at: Lab website:

Social Cognition and Emotion Lab
Wondering how time impacts you and your partner’s decision making? Take part in this new study and find out! The lab is collecting data for a study investigating how time impacts couples’ daily decision making. There are no restrictions to participate in this study; the only requirement is that participants are in a current romantic […]

Social Cognitive Development Lab
Want to learn about child development through fun and innovative research? Join the Social Cognitive Development Lab as a Research Assistant! Contact the Social Cognitive Development Lab for more details. Web: Email: livinglab[at]

This project invites stroke survivors and their partners to participate in a study on everyday health behaviours, such as physical activity and diet. Take part in our research and help us understand how we can promote the health of stroke survivors and their spouses in the future! Couples participating in the study will be given […]

UBC Psychology Paid Studies
Need some extra cash? Take part in paid studies. Please check the eligibility requirements for each study. Some studies are only open to UBC students, others are open to the general public.

Human Subject Pool
The Human Subject Pool (HSP) is an essential and valuable component of UBC Psychology’s teaching and research. Undergraduate students can also earn extra credits by participating.

Behavioural Sustainability Lab
Dr. Jiaying Zhao is seeking an undergraduate for a volunteer research (RA) position in her Behavioral Sustainability Lab ( Volunteer RAs would help create and distribute energy consumption infographics for the Neighborhood Energy Project, which is a research project investigating the impact of messaging on energy consumption behaviors. Working on this study provides the opportunity […]

Peer Relationships in Childhood Lab
The Peer Relationships in Childhood Lab is looking for bilingual research assistants who are fluent in English and Quebecois French who are able to work for 10 hr/week. This is a paid research position beginning in May 2017. Applicants must be available throughout the 2017-2018 school year. Experience and/or a Major in psychology are not […]

UBC Parenting Lab
The UBC Parenting Lab is looking to hire two part-time Student Research Assistants to assist with studies of parents and children. Successful applicants will: Be available to work approximately 18-20 hours per week, beginning sometime this spring and continuing throughout next year. At the time of employment,  be enrolled as UBC students (at least one […]