Texas Tech University

Recruitment of Participants

Recruitment refers to the overall process of attracting and selecting participants for research. This is the beginning of the informed consent process and is one of the most challenging parts of research. It can be conducted through newspapers, emails, posters, fliers, advertisements, verbal announcements, or by soliciting volunteers in public spaces.

Download the following templates and adapt according to your research. Appropriate documents need to be submitted with the IRB.

Email to Participants

Email to Liaison


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