CEO UPDATE: New Initiatives - Mentoring Program Launched & Research News Magazine - Data Analytics edition (June – August) now available online to read or download

1st Jun 20

Launch of new FREE Mentoring Program for Members:

This is an exciting new opportunity for research professionals to increase their skills and confidence to become business and industry leaders. Successful mentees will collaborate with more senior practitioners and draw on their skills and experience to power their own potential through facilitated training and purpose-matched and supported partnerships.

Partnering with The Art of Mentoring, the Research Society’s Mentoring Program will deliver Members a customised online mentoring program platform with tailored applications and matching criteria to deliver the best outcomes for both mentors and mentees. The Mentoring Program runs for eight months commencing  on 29 July 2020. Applications for both mentees and mentors opens today - 1 June 2020.

We are excited to be launching our inaugural 9-month mentoring program with some high-profile industry leaders from a broad range of disciplines. 

Expert in Design Thinking - John Ravitch, ANZ
Expert in Service Design and UX - Tristan Cooke, NAB
Expert in Applied CX and Business Growth - David Morgan, MacMORGAN
Expert in CX and Client-side Leadership - Simon Edwards, ANZ
Expert in Advanced Quant - Victoria Hodgson, The Clever Stuff
Expert in Advanced Qual - Ellen Baron, Ruby Cha Cha
Expert in Business Leadership - Peter Harris, Potentiate
Expert in Innovation - Lyndall Spooner, Fifth Dimension
Expert in Creative Development Research, Building Businesses - Jem Wallis, Voxpopme
Expert in Evaluation and Social Research - Duncan Rintoul, Rooftop Social


View Mentor full bios here
View all mentoring information including the application for Mentor and Mentees here



Research News Magazine June – August edition is now available online as a flip book – or download at your leisure

Click the link and sign in to our website to  access the latest Data Analytics edition -


Society COVID-19 Free Member resources

Click on the image below to access useful COVID-19 information we've made available on our website. 

Member Lobbying Committee

To join us in a think tank to promote the profession to Government, clients and stakeholders – please send me an email. We will set up a committee and meet shortly.

Hope you find the above initiatives and resources valuable.

Kind regards

Elissa Molloy, CEO, The Research Society