The User Research Center (URC) can provide consultations on what types and how many participants to recruit for your studies. We use a variety of recruitment approaches including:
- Recruiting Harvard undergraduate and graduate students for usability testing, focus groups, or other user research activities, please view our URC Harvard student participant pool information. Available for remote testing via Zoom.
- Targeted email recruiting; we provide templates and best practices. See examples in the UX wiki (HarvardKey only).
- On the spot recruiting for informal testing; we provide a list of locations on-campus and information on how to reserve space. See examples in the UX wiki (HarvardKey only).
On pause for the 2020-2021 academic year:
- Recruiting users of assistive technology for testing for accessibility, please view our accessibility participant pool information.