Research participants required

The School of Food Science and Nutrition are looking for male research participants aged 19-65, to take part in a study investigating the effect of onion on health.


  • You will have a tablet food supplement daily for the first 4 weeks and the last 4 weeks. 24-hour urine (at home) and a small blood sample will be collected once every fortnight. You are provided a breakfast after the blood sampling before you go to work in the morning. You are expected to maintain your normal lifestyle and any routine medication during the study.
  • Participants should be healthy males, age 19 to 65, normal or overweight, non-smoking and not a heavy drinker
  • You will receive £40 for completing participation.

For a more detailed description of what participating will involve and of the study, please see the participation brief.  

If you're interested in taking part, please contact Yuanlu Shi by email or telephone (07741158046), or apply online.

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