Research News

Research News is the quarterly publication of the Research Society. It is published in hard copy 4 times a year. Research News is distributed to over 2000 members of the Society and other subscribers, including research company proprietors, research consultants, client-side research managers, marketing executives, academics and students. Research News is also available by subscription.

Research News publishes topical, newsworthy items about research in Australia and the Asia Pacific, with a deliberate focus on the work of its members including feature articles, opinion pieces and letters to the editor, along with a number of regular columns.

Research News Live is an online news portal where market and social researchers are able to find latest industry news, updates, opinion pieces and look for new career opportunities on the Research Society Job Board. The portal is available at

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How to contribute to Research News

  • Act as a guest editor
  • Participate in the Invited Commentary section
  • Write by-lined feature / opinion articles
  • Contribute to / sponsor a regular columns
  • Share your company news / career moves
  • Advertise your business
  • Sponsor an edition

2020 Research News Topics

  • November 2019 - January 2020: Summer reading edition
  • Feb-April 2020 – CX and research design edition
  • June-Aug 2020 – Data analytics
  • Aug-Oct 2020 – Conference edition
  • Nov 2020 – Jan 2021 – Delivering research findings

The Research News Contribution and Advertising Guide contains rates, deadlines, and advertising and submission specifications.


Research News is mailed to eligible Research Society members on a quarterly basis, as one of their membership benefits. If you are not a Research Society member and would like to receive a copy of Research News, you can subscribe for $70.00 per year (Australian orders). Subscriptions are also available to overseas addresses, at non-member and member rates. You may also purchase a single issue of Research News.

Annual Subscriptions: To order an annual subscription to Research News and arrange payment online, please click here. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version of our Research News Order Form below, and complete and return that to us.

Single Issues: To purchase a single issue of Research News, please download the Research News Order Form.

Completed order forms may be faxed, emailed or posted to THE Research Society. Contact details are shown on the order form.



If you have any enquiries regarding submissions or would like to submit an article, please contact the Research News Editorial team:

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If you have any enquiries regarding advertising and sponsorship opportunities, please do not hesitate to contact the Research News Editorial team:

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The information contained in Research News articles has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but the Research Society is in no way responsible for factual errors. The inclusion of product reviews or coverage of any person or company in no way implies any form of endorsement by the Research Society. The views expressed are not necessarily the views of the Research Society nor its members.