Virtual Conference

FREE for renewed 20-21 Members

FACING 2030 - Featuring 50+ speakers online! If you’re interested in knowing where our industry is going in the next decade, this conference is for YOU!

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$22 early bird discount for renewals received before 30 June.

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Mentoring Program

Applications Open Now

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.

Mentoring – applications open NOW

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

GRBN Global Trust Survey highlights impact of Covid-19

Little change for market research companies, while trust in health authorities increases and trust in media and social media companies takes a hit. New findings from the GRBN Global Trust Survey show how trust in Australian research companies compares with that in other sectors and, for the first time, how it has been affected by the Covid-19 crisis.

CEO UPDATE: Be part of our new Workplace Mental Wellbeing Initiative

Global mental wellbeing study to demonstrate impact of pandemic and inform support for research sector. The Research Society has partnered with the MRS in the UK and the Insights Association in the U.S. to launch a unique international initiative to examine mental wellbeing in market and social research, supported by insight agency Opinium.

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