Study Recruitment

Interested in participating in an ETUDES Center or University of Pittsburgh research study? See below to check if you're eligible for a study currently recruiting volunteers.


Online Research Study for Rural LGBTQ+ Teens

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University of Pittsburgh researchers are seeking volunteers! Help us test a new social media based chatbot to combat social isolation among rural LGBTQ+ teens.

You may be eligible if you:

Identify as LGBTQ+
Are 14-19 years old
Think you live in a rural area
Have an account with Facebook and/or Instagram

Participation will involve a one-time 75-minute interview. In the interview, participants will test and give feedback on our newly developed chatbot. All eligible volunteers will be paid for their time.

Call us at 412-539-6950 if you’re interested in participating, or take this survey to determine your eligibility!