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What: You will be asked to interact with the device prototype and the App, engage in a group activity with other participants & researchers to discuss possible problems and solutions related to our digital smell training, and share your experiences with smell impairments and smell training.


Where: The study will involve coming in person to the UCL research laboratory at 169 Euston Road, London (opposite Euston Station).


When: There will be two workshops: 

  • on Tuesday 17th January from 1pm to 4.30pm for people aged 65 – 75 years of age;
  • on Wednesday 18th January from 1pm to 4.30pm for people ages 45-55 years of age.


Who: Researchers are currently recruiting individuals who:  

  • are aged 65 – 75 years [workshop 17th January] OR 45-55 years [workshop 18th January];
  • can smell to some extent (e.g., excluding people with total anosmia, but including people who have some smelling ability); 
  • are not heavy smokers (more than 2 packs of cigarettes a day); 
  • do not have allergic or hypersensitive reactions to strong odorants, perfumes, or essential oils; 
  • have normal to normal-corrected vision (i.e., able to read text from a mobile device, with or without glasses); 
  • can attend an in-person session on Thursday 8th December from 1pm to 4.30pm. I have also attached a detailed information sheet to this email.


Remuneration & Expenses: As a thank you note, you will receive £10 shopping gift voucher on the day.

How to apply: Contact Giada Brianza at g.brianza@ucl.ac.uk