MRBA launches MRBA Skills, a new bursary to help UK researchers

The Market Research Benevolent Association (MRBA) has launched a new bursary programme to support the careers of UK researchers – MRBA Skills. The bursaries offer financial help to researchers the MRS Advanced Certificate in Market and Social Research Practice. “This is a really exciting initiative,” says MRBA Trustee responsible for MRBA Skills, Network Research MD.. read more →

Celebrate ESOMAR’s Young Researcher of the Year award winner

We’d like to congratulate Arindam Mohanty of Third Eye Integrated Services in India on winning the 2015 ESOMAR Young Researcher of the Year award! It’s great to see international bodies like ESOMAR giving young and new researchers a chance to shine. To learn more about the award or read Arindam’s winning paper, please visit the ESOMAR website. read more →

We’re gearing up for the MRBA Fundraising Week – join us!

We’re raising money for the Market Research Benevolent Association (MRBA), who provide financial assistance and support to anyone who works or has worked in market research and to their immediate families. Our team is pledging miles – running, swimming, walking or cycling – as part of the MRBA Fundraising Week 2015. The Research Academy will donate £1.. read more →

In the news: dealing with quality issues in online sample

We don’t usually promote news stories, but this Research Live article by Laura Finnemore really grabbed our attention and we think it ought to be read widely. Laura was not only brave enough to be open about how poor some of the sample from online panels is, but leads a thoughtful discussion on what to do about.. read more →

ESOMAR Young Researcher of the Year award 2015

Are you aged 30 or below, and have you worked on a fantastic research project? If yes, why not compete for the  ESOMAR Young Researcher of the Year award. Competing for such awards is a great way to grow your career and raise your profile, and this particular award is one of the most prestigious.. read more →

Are you looking for a mentor?

Women in Research (WIRe) are now taking applications for their 2015 mentoring programme. The programme is are available in London, Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, and runs for a full year. So if you’ve been thinking of getting some guidance in your research career, find out more and get your application in by Friday 19 December. To.. read more →

BSA/BBC Ethnography Prize

Are you involved in social science research, and are completing an ethnography this year? If yes, check this out: it is a new prize that has recently been announced by the British Sociological Association in association with the BBC’s Thinking Allowed. It is an annual award for a study that has made a significant contribution to ethnography: the.. read more →

ESOMAR Young Researcher of the Year award

A great way for young researchers to boost their careers is to compete for prizes, and the ESOMAR Young Researcher of the Year award is one of the most prestigious. The competition is open to researchers worldwide who are aged under 30, so spread the word, or enter the competition yourself: http://www.esomar.org/career-development/young-researcher-of-the-year.php. read more →