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A participant lies in an MRI scanner while a male and female researcher operate the scanner
Researchers perform an MRI scan on a volunteer.

Sign up to participate in one of our world-leading brain imaging studies.

Volunteer

Be at the forefront of brain research by volunteering for a study at the Centre. Experience a scan using our cutting-edge neuroimaging equipment, and contribute to the field of neuroscience by helping us to better understand the brain and underlying causes of neurological and psychiatric conditions.

If you're a researcher interested in using our equipment, you can apply to use our facilities.

Sign up

If you would like to express your interest in taking part in a brain imaging study, please email cubric@cardiff.ac.uk with the following information:

  • full name
  • contact number and/or email address

After submitting your details, you may be contacted to check your eligibility for taking part in a study.

Please note that the Centre is a research-only facility, and you will not be provided with any medical advice or diagnosis following participation in a research study, nor will you be provided with a copy of the images.

Our researchers are not medically trained and cannot offer any medical opinion or treatment following scanning.

All images are anonymised and held on our secure database. The images are accessible by our researchers for scientific research only.

Contact us

If you would like to sign up or ask any questions, please get in touch:

Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre

Data protection privacy notice

Cardiff University will process the personal data you provide to us in accordance with data protection regulations. In submitting your details, you consent to the University processing your personal data in order to send you information, in accordance with the preferences you have indicated above. You may withdraw this consent at any time by contacting the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre.

Visit our public information pages to learn more about our Data Protection Policy, your rights, and raising a concern about how your personal data is processed. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted directly at inforequest@cardiff.ac.uk. Concerns can also be raised with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).