Dr. Mick Couper will contribute his time and expertise on the ?Understanding and improving data linkage consent in surveys? project being conducted at the University of Essex. Dr. Couper will contribute to the survey design for data collection on both the Innovation Panel and an access panel. This includes the specification of experiments and questionnaires, and the specification of a tender document for the access panel data collection. Couper will also contribute to writing up articles and reports required by the funders, as well as providing advice on stakeholder engagement.