Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

We are looking for volunteers to take part in studies exploring brain activity associated with pain.

 What do the studies involve?

  • Studies involve attending a single session of up to 3 hours at the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging or the Old Road Campus Research Building, Oxford
  • You will play a series of virtual reality games whilst receiving moderately painful stimuli to your hand or arm.
  • During the tasks, we will measure your brain activity using electroencephalography (EEG) or functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).


CUREC ref: R86568/RE001, Principal Investigator: Prof. Ben Seymour,


We are looking for

Healthy fluent English-speaking men or women aged 18-60 years, who are not pregnant, with no history of chronic pain or current acute pain and no neurological disorders. You will be asked questions about your medical history to check your suitability for an MRI scan.


You will be compensated for your time.