Professor Kate Sang, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University, 


Thank you for your interest in this short study investigating the effects of COVID-19 and the lockdown on your experiences of managing employment and gynaecological health conditions. The study will make use of a survey, which should take between 15 and 30 minutes to complete. The data will be fully anonymised and stored safely on the Heriot Watt University secure servers. The survey can be found here [link to survey]. 

Important ethical information 


  1. The data will be fully anonymised and securely stored 
  1. Your participation is entirely voluntary and you can withdraw at any time 
  1. The anonymised data may be used to inform research outputs such as a report. No individual or organisation will be identifiable in these outputs  
  1. We anticipate conducting follow up interviews. If you are interested in taking part, please provide a contact email address.  

Use of your data (for more information contact Data Protection Officer contact details: 

Heriot Watt’s policy on research participants’ data can be found here 

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