Research Callout – Acne


Is one of your PCOS symptoms Acne? Are you able to spare 15 minutes to answer a survey about your experience, if so read on…

Hi my name is Kate Adkins and I am a PhD researcher at the University of Sheffield.  I am interested in exploring and improving awareness of people’s experiences of living with acne.  As part of my PhD I am conducting an online survey about how individuals with acne feel about their skin, how

I would like to invite individuals with acne to take part in research involving a 15 minute online survey about (1) how you feel about your skin; and (2) your use of certain types of social media.

To participate in this study you must have current symptoms of acne (e.g. spots, blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, nodules, noticeable acne-scarring), be a UK citizen or living in the UK and be age 16 or above.

If you decide to take part in the study you will be asked to answer a number of questions, which should take approximately 15 minutes. Your responses will collected anonymously online.

As a thank you for completing the study you will be offered the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a #50 voucher of your choice.

To take part in this study please follow the link below:


If you have any questions about the research please contact Kate Adkins via email at: