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.

Mentoring – applications open 1 June 2020

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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The Research Society announces Research Awards 2020

Exciting opportunities to apply for new research awards have been announced today by Australia’s peak body for research, insights and analytics, The Research Society.

Post Covid-19 Lockdown Guidance: minimising risk in face to face data collection

As Australia moves to a new phase in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, Members may wish to consider the use of face to face data collection for future projects. When doing so, Members are urged to consider very carefully their responsibilities towards the general public, researchers, interviewers and moderators working with them and their clients.

PRESS RELEASE: MRS and The Research Society strengthen ties

MRS (The Market Research Society) and The Research Society (Australian Market & Social Research Society) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their existing relationship following more than 10 years of highly successful collaboration.

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