Women beat men to the bar in survey

October 29, 1999

Wanted: men willing to earn up to Pounds 50 for taking part in an alcohol experiment.

Sussex University researcher Anne Jackson is nearing the end of a one-year project aimed at studying the effects of liquor on drinking habits and mood.

But while she has successfully recruited enough women for the task, she still needs 12 more men to restore the balance between the sexes. She has advertised in the university's fortnightly bulletin.

Dr Jackson's work is being funded by the Wellcome Trust.

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