Qualified Professional Researchers

Meet our latest Qualified Professional Researchers and find out more about the QPR accreditation.

Membership Renewal Time!

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Recorded Conference

Missing the LIVE event? Just want to re-watch your favourite thought provoking sessions? You can still get recorded access to the entire 50+ presentations and sessions of the conference.

Mentoring Program

Power your Potential - Build confidence, sharpen focus, develop leadership capacity and grow job satisfaction.

Research Awards

Call for entries now open

Research Effectiveness Awards (Consumer Insights, Public Policy/Social Impact, Technology and Innovation Effectiveness), Young Researcher of the Year, Research Organisation of the Year and Fellowship Awards.

Essential research training

The Research Society Training Program provides essential skill development for research, insights and analytics professionals at all stages of their career.

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COVID-19 Support and Resources

Stay up to date with the latest government recommendations and access the free resources we have compiled to assist Members and Partners. We have also compiled a library of free training resources and publications for you to access.

NEW - On-demand training and online videos

We now have new online training content for you to download at any time. More online training and videos will be rolled out over the next few weeks.

Research Awards now open

5 categories to choose from including three REA Awards, Young Researcher of the Year Award and Research Organisation of the Year.


Check out our new mentoring platform and see if you have what it takes to be a mentee or mentor.

Digital Conference – conference is moving online in August

The conference committee is reworking the program to deliver a digital conference in early August.

Nominate a Fellow

Applications now open for research professions who have significantly contributed to our profession.

Become a Qualified Professional Researcher

10 new pathways to gain this must have qualification for research professionals of all types.

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Latest News

Meet Our latest Qualified Professional Researchers

Congratulations to our latest QPR accredited members May Doan, Anita Ganguly, Daniel Harvey, Adriana Heinzen, Elyse Lloyd, Vaun Peate, Lisa Salas, Simone Sietsma, Merryn Spencer, Cecile Thornley and Winnie Wong. All gained their QPR via the new QPR entry pathways.

CEO UPDATE: Download Conference Program - PLUS - Meet our new Company & Client Partners!

I hope you are safe and travelling well in this latest COVID-19 outbreak. Here is the latest news from your membership headquarters.

COVID-19: Update on recent announcements & JobKeeper Extension Factsheet

Australia is back in a state of uncertainty, I’m sure we’re all feeling the same way as leaders of businesses– cautious, paused and wondering what's next. On Tuesday the Government announced the extension of the JobKeeper Payment by a further 6 months to March 2021, providing businesses with a level of certainty during this challenging time. Highlights on this recent announcement here.

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