Researchers Frequently Asked Questions

Researcher Overview

What is the overall objective of
How did ResearchMatch start?
How is ResearchMatch funded?
What does it cost to use ResearchMatch?

Types of Access

What is the difference between recruitment access and feasibility access?
What do I have to do to obtain recruitment access?
Will my recruitment access expire?

Using ResearchMatch

Does the Principal Investigator (PI) have to register for a Study Coordinator to use ResearchMatch?
Can I recruit for more than one study through ResearchMatch?
Can multi-site studies use ResearchMatch?
Once I have registered my study, is it posted for ResearchMatch volunteers to scan pro-actively?
I sent a message via ResearchMatch and received an email with my message in it. Why don’t the links work in the email I received?

Contacting Volunteers

What methods does ResearchMatch offer to help me identify people to contact?
How do I actually get “matched” with Volunteers?
Who are the ResearchMatch Volunteers?
How many people may I contact?

Citing ResearchMatch

How do I Cite ResearchMatch?

Promoting ResearchMatch

Can I help promote ResearchMatch as a registry to study volunteers?

Updating Study Information

The information about my study on the site is inaccurate. How do I correct this?

More questions? Need help?

Who do I contact if I have questions?
Who do I contact if I am having technical difficulties with the site?