Take part in research
There are three main types of research here:
- Clinical trials: A new intervention or treatment (e.g. a potential drug, medical device, behavioural intervention or procedure) is tested in people.
- Observational studies: Researchers observe participants on their current treatment plan and track health outcomes.
- Social or psychological studies: Researchers survey and discuss patient experiences and preferences.
All studies advertised have UK ethical approval and have been assessed for their suitability against Crohn’s & Colitis UK’s 5-year research strategy. If you are interested in taking part in a clinical trial listed below, we advise you to discuss this with your Healthcare Professional.
Take Part in Coronavirus Research Studies
Please find below a list of studies relating to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) that are looking for participants. If you are concerned about coronavirus...
Trial of personalised therapy for newly diagnosed Crohn’s disease patients
Researchers in Cambridge are looking for newly diagnosed Crohn's disease patients from across the UK for a trial of personalised therapy.
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion to Improve Mental Health and Well-Being for Young People
A pilot and feasibility trial of a mindfulness intervention for young people with IBD. Researchers at the University of Sheffield are looking for young people...
Researchers at University of Leeds, funded by NIHR Health Technology Assessment, are looking for patients with stable Ulcerative Colitis who experience symptoms of diarrhoea, to...
Supporting young people to live well with IBD
Researchers at Aston University are looking for young people aged 13-18 years with IBD (Crohn’s or Colitis) and parents of these young people,...
Psychology and Attitudes of People with Ileostomies and Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis
Researchers at the University of Roehampton are investigating the impact of psychological factors and cognitive processes on help seeking behaviours and attitudes towards therapy in...
Efficacy and Safety Trial of a New Drug for Ulcerative Colitis
Researchers are looking for patients who have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis for at least 3 months with moderate-to-severe active Ulcerative Colitis to take part in...
The Experiences of Bangladeshi People with IBD
Researchers at the University of Greenwich are looking for Bangladeshi people with Crohn's or Colitis (the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD))...
Warwick Study of Mental Defeat in Chronic Pain (WITHIN Study)
Researchers at the University of Warwick are looking for participants (aged 18+ and are English speaking) with a diagnosed chronic pain condition, like Crohn's or...
Effectiveness of COMPASS on reducing anxiety & low-mood in long-term conditions during COVID-19
Researchers at King’s College London are looking for adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease who experience low mood and/or anxiety related to their...