All the latest news, views and updates from the Research Academy. Plus the occasional update from our favourite charity, the Market Research Benevolent Association (MRBA).

Update on spaces for our MRS Advanced Certificate January course

Happy new year! It’s certainly starting well for us, as we’ve had lots of people join us for the January start of our MRS Advanced Certificate online course. As of 2 January, we’ve only got one place left for our Tuesday morning tutorials, which run from 1100-1200 GMT/BST. There are three spaces left on the.. read more →

MRS Advanced Certificate course spaces & Christmas break

Due to a high level of demand for the January start of our MRS Advanced Certificate online course we have only one place left on our Tuesday morning tutorials, which run from 1100-1200 GMT/BST. There five spaces left on the Tuesday evening tutorials, which run from 1800 to 1900 GMT/BST. We’d like everyone who’s keen.. read more →

Our June 2017 MRS Diploma results

Congratulations to Beckie, Carolyn and Marie, who all received Distinctions when the MRS released their MRS Diploma results in September. Beckie attained a Distinction for the Unit 5 exam, while Carolyn and Marie achieved Distinctions for their Unit 2 coursework. Well done ladies – we’re proud of you!! We’re also proud of all our other students who.. read more →

MRS Advanced Certificate course filling up fast – apply today

Our courses are filling up faster than ever this semester! We’ve got only two places left on our MRS Advanced Certificate online course on Tuesdays at 1800, and 7 on the online course on Tuesdays at 1100. The good news is that there’s still plenty of space on the face-to-face version of the MRS Advanced.. read more →

The 2017 Research Academy Diploma scholarship

Want to compete for the 2017 Research Academy Diploma Scholarship? Every year one lucky student gets 50% off the MRS Diploma tuition fees. The deadline for academic year 2017/18 is 11 July 2017, so don’t miss out – get your application in soon! To apply for the Research Academy Diploma Scholarship, you’ll need to write a personal.. read more →

MRS Advanced Certificate online course: evening tutorial slot is full for January

We’re happy to say that we’ve had unprecedented demand for the January start of our MRS Advanced Certificate online course. However this means we no longer have any places left on our evening tutorial, which run from 1800-1900 GMT/BST on Tuesdays. There are still spaces left on the morning tutorials, which run from 1100 to 1200 GMT/BST.. read more →

MRS Advanced Certificate course price freeze

What’s with our MRS Advanced Certificate course price freeze? Read on… Times are hard for everyone right now, so we want to make things just a little bit easier for you to keep your money together. Our MRS Advanced Certificate course price freeze means course fees for our January start are the same as they were for.. read more →

Our 2016 MRS Diploma scholarship winner

The Research Academy supports the international research community by offering an annual MRS Diploma scholarship. This scholarship allows one lucky student to study for our MRS Diploma course at a vastly reduced tuition fee. This year, we’re delighted to announce that the winner of our MRS Diploma scholarship is Charles Ochieng Obwanda. Charles, who works for Afrovas.. read more →

Research Academy hires two more tutors

We’re pleased to announce that Chris Taylor and Marianne Highwood have joined the Research Academy. In their capacity as Academy Tutors they are both providing personal tutoring support to our MRS Advanced Certificate students. Chris has more than 20 years of experience in research, consultancy and marketing services management. He has a long track record in academic research,.. read more →

MRS Diploma results from December 2015

Congratulations to Beckie, Ginny and Suzanne, who all received Distinctions when the MRS released their MRS Diploma results last week. Beckie aced the Unit 1 exam – a truly remarkable feat – while Ginny and Suzanne achieved Distinctions for their Unit 4 coursework. Well done everyone – we’re proud of you!! We’re also proud of all our other.. read more →