• Research type

    Research Study

  • Full title

    Qualitative study investigating the underlying motivations, barriers and experiences of participants involved in experimental medicine trials for Covid-19 therapeutics: what lessons can we learn to plan for viral outbreaks in the future?



  • Contact name

    Kate Dodd

  • Contact email


  • Sponsor organisation

    University of Liverpool

  • Duration of Study in the UK

    1 years, 0 months, 0 days

  • Research summary

    This research plans to explore the nature of the underlying motivations and barriers that led to participation or declining involvement in experimental medicines research during a global pandemic which may, in turn, improve the overall participant experience and assist in the development of more effective recruitment and retention strategies.

  • REC name

    North East - Newcastle & North Tyneside 1 Research Ethics Committee

  • REC reference


  • Date of REC Opinion

    21 Feb 2023

  • REC opinion

    Further Information Favourable Opinion