School of Medicine
Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology
Yang Fujia Building
A Study of Sex and Personality
Research Ethics Ref: 235-1802
You are being invited to participate in a research study titled “A Study of Sex and Personality” because you are a male aged 18-65. This study is being done by Rhianna Schell, a postgraduate student the University of Nottingham under the supervision of Dr. Vincent Egan and Professor Kevin Browne. The information we get from this study may help psychologist’s understanding how men use pornography.
The purpose of this research study is to look at how men use pornography and will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete with a total of 119 questions. Your participation in this study is entirely voluntary and you can withdraw at any time by clicking the browser exit button. The data will only be uploaded on completion of the questionnaire by clicking the SUBMIT button. You are free to omit any question. We do not collect any information to uniquely identify you.
We believe there are no known risks associated with this research study; however, the questions are very personal. If this topic or the questions cause you distress, please contact the Chief Investigator, Vincent Egan at Vincent.email@example.com. We will do everything possible to ensure your answers in this study will remain anonymous as we will not ask you to provide identifying information. However, as with any online related activity, the risk of a breach is always possible. We will minimize any risks by keeping all gathered information anonymous and confidential. The survey tool being used is set up so that we cannot see or upload the IP addresses onto our servers. At no point in the survey will it ask for you to provide identifying information such as name, location, how you saw the survey posted, etc. The data will be stored securely with Dr. Vince Egan for three years (2021) at which point it will then be destroyed.
The results of the study may be published in scientific journals and presented at scientific conferences. The data will be reported anonymously, with any identifying information removed.
If you have any questions about this project, you may contact the Lead Researcher Rhianna Schell (firstname.lastname@example.org) or if you have any concerns about any aspect of this study please contact the Research Supervisor: Dr. Vincent Egan (email@example.com). If you remain unhappy and wish to complain formally, you should then contact the FMHS Research Ethics Committee Administrator, c/o The University of Nottingham, Faculty PVC Office, B Floor, Medical School, Queen’s Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham, NG7 2UH. E-mail: FMHS-ResearchEthics@nottingham.ac.uk
This study has been reviewed and given a favourable opinion by the University of Nottingham, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences Research Ethics Committee (235-1802].
I have read and understood the above information and consent form, I confirm that I am 18-65 years old or older and by clicking the NEXT button to begin the online questionnaire, I indicate my willingness to voluntarily take part in the study.
A Study of Sex and Personality Rhianna Schell
Dr. Vincent Egan
School of Medicine, Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology
Yang Fujia Building
Ethics Reference Number: 235-1802