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Frequently Asked Question

Welcome to the Research Unlimited FAQ (Frequently Asked Question) page! We understand that navigating the world of research can be complex and challenging. That’s why we offer a range of technical assistance services for researchers, including finding study participants, data analysis, and study design. Our mission is to make research accessible and efficient for all, so whether you’re a seasoned researcher or just starting out, we’re here to support you. Below, you’ll find answers to some of the most frequently asked question about our services and how we can help you achieve your research goals.

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Research Unlimited Overview

Research Unlimited is a market research company that helps businesses and organizations gain valuable insights through surveys and focus groups. Although it is not involved in medical research, it still provides an important service by connecting businesses and organizations with the opinions and perspectives of consumers. By conducting market research studies, Research Unlimited helps businesses better understand their customers’ needs and preferences, which can lead to the development of more effective products and services. Through its online platform and various research methods, Research Unlimited provides a valuable tool for businesses and organizations to gather the information they need to make informed decisions and improve their operations.
Research Unlimited is a private market research company that operates independently. The company has a team of experienced researchers who are experts in designing and conducting surveys and focus groups to collect valuable insights and opinions from consumers. Research Unlimited also partners with businesses and organizations across a variety of industries to help them gain a better understanding of their customers’ needs, preferences, and behaviors. Through its research studies, Research Unlimited provides valuable information and data to help businesses make informed decisions and improve their products and services. The company’s independence allows it to maintain a high level of objectivity and impartiality in its research findings. By providing high-quality research services, Research Unlimited plays a crucial role in helping businesses and organizations stay competitive in their respective industries.
Research Unlimited can benefit businesses and organizations by providing them with valuable insights into consumer behavior, preferences, and needs. By partnering with Research Unlimited, businesses can gain access to a wide range of research services, including surveys, focus groups, and online research tools. This can help businesses make informed decisions about product development, marketing, and other critical business decisions. Research Unlimited’s experienced team of researchers also provides expert guidance on research design, data analysis, and interpretation of findings. By providing high-quality research services, Research Unlimited helps businesses stay competitive and adapt to changing market conditions. By leveraging Research Unlimited’s research expertise, businesses can improve their operations and better serve their customers.

What to expect?

Upon registering with Research Unlimited , your profile (with the exception of your contact information) will become searchable by authorized researchers who may contact you if they believe your profile aligns with the needs of their study. If you receive a message from a researcher, you can respond with a yes or no to indicate your interest in learning more about the study. If you respond yes, your contact information will be shared with the researcher, who may contact you directly with further details. However, if you respond no, your contact information will remain private. It is important to note that responding yes does not obligate you to participate in the study. Research Unlimited is entirely voluntary
When you register with Research Unlimited and provide your phone number, you will not receive a lot of calls unless you choose to. Your contact information is kept hidden from researchers who search the registry for potential study participants. Researchers will initially send a message through Research Unlimited’s secure email system, which is forwarded to you without revealing your identity to the researcher. After reviewing the details of the study, it is up to you to decide whether or not you want to share your contact information with the researcher. If you choose to reveal your contact information, the researcher will then contact you directly with more information about their study.
If you register with Research Unlimited, you will be contacted as soon as you are matched with a research study. It’s important to keep in mind, however, that Research Unlimited cannot guarantee that you will be contacted by any researchers, although we strive to facilitate such connections.
No, joining Research Unlimited does not obligate you to participate in a research study. Participation is entirely voluntary and the decision to participate or not is always yours to make.
If you change your mind about being part of Research Unlimited, you can easily remove yourself from the registry at any time. Simply log in to your profile and select the option to remove your account. After doing so, all of your identifiable information will be deleted from the registry, and future researchers will no longer be able to search for you. However, if you have already released your contact information to a researcher through Research Unlimited, they may still be able to contact you in the future.

Joining Research Unlimited

Research Unlimited is open to anyone residing in the United States, including Puerto Rico. All ages and backgrounds are welcome to join, and a parent, legal guardian, or caretaker can register individuals under the age of 18 or those who are unable to register themselves.
Yes, you can still join Research Unlimited even if you do not have a health condition. Healthy volunteers are also needed for research studies, so Research Unlimited encourages anyone who is interested to sign up.
No, having health insurance is not a requirement to join Research Unlimited. However, it’s important to note that some medical research studies may require participants to have health insurance. It’s best to speak with the study team and clarify any requirements before participating in a study.
No, Research Unlimited does not require you to provide your Social Security number or disclose your immigration status. Your personal information and contact details are kept confidential and are only shared with researchers when you choose to do so in order to learn more about a study or survey. However, you may be asked to provide your Social Security number in order to receive compensation or payment after participating in a survey or research study. If you are unsure whether a Social Security number is required, it’s best to check with the study team before participating.
There is no cost to join Research Unlimited. It is a not-for-profit activity, and membership is free of charge.

Privacy and Protections

As a language model, I do not have access to specific information on Research Unlimited’s privacy policy. However, based on the information you provided, Research Unlimited appears to have several measures in place to protect your personal information. These measures include encrypting data using SSL protection, obtaining your permission before releasing your personal contact information, and not selling, renting, or leasing your personal information. Additionally, the registry is maintained by Vanderbilt and overseen by the Vanderbilt Institutional Review Board. It is always important to read the privacy policy of any organization before sharing your personal information.
As a language model, I cannot guarantee that there are no risks to joining Research Unlimited, as every individual’s situation and concerns may differ. However, based on the information you provided, Research Unlimited does take steps to protect your confidentiality, and you have the ability to control the release of your personal information. While there is a chance you may receive emails from researchers, you have the option to remove yourself from Research Unlimited at any time. It is always important to carefully consider the potential risks and benefits of participating in any research study or registry and to speak with your healthcare provider or a trusted advisor if you have any concerns.


Research Unlimited is a tool that matches individuals with research studies and is not a study itself. While Research Unlimited does not offer payment for joining, some studies on the platform may offer compensation, but it is not guaranteed. It is up to you to decide whether to release your contact information to studies that interest you if you choose to participate in Research Unlimited as a volunteer.

Updating my information

You can update your contact and health information at any time by logging in to your account with your unique username and password. This allows you to keep your profile up-to-date and ensure that you are matched with relevant research studies.

Clinical Trials

No, ResearchMatch is not only for clinical trials. The platform is designed to match individuals with any type of approved research study that is seeking participants, ranging from surveys that can be completed at home to clinical trials that may require travel to a research institution. As a ResearchMatch volunteer, you may receive notifications for various research opportunities that match your profile and interests.

For additional details on participating in research, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers more information at

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