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).

Meet Daniela, our 2014 MRS Advanced Certificate scholarship winner

We’re delighted to announce that our 2014 MRS Advanced Certificate scholarship winner is Daniela Fabriani, who will be studying with us from September. Daniela, who studied Sociology with an emphasis on Consumer Behaviour, is keen to work in market research because, as she explains, “I’m extremely interested in finding out the motivations behind people’s behaviours.. read more →

Research Academy summer party 2014 – pics are here!!

A great big thank you to everyone who came to our annual Research Academy summer party on 10 July! Our students and supporters got to know each other better, and enjoyed spending time with the Research Academy team, Mia and Siavush, as well as with our lovely tutors Paul, Lou and Becky. Here are a few pictures from the party, which was.. read more →

The Research Academy team is growing!

We’ve expanded our team of senior tutors, adding Becky Lewis as Academy Associate. Lewis, of consultancy the Insight Fountain, brings a focus on analysis and reporting to her role as a Research Academy tutor. From data consolidation to finding the story, she helps people make sense of their data and present it in an engaging way… read more →

MRS Advanced Certificate prospectus

Our beautiful MRS Advanced Certificate prospectus for academic year 2014/15 is now out in print – get your copy today! You can also download a PDF version if you prefer. read more →

Our 2016 scholarships deadline is approaching

Now is the time to get your applications in for our annual MRS Diploma and MRS Advanced Certificate scholarships! The deadline for academic year 2016/17 is 12 July 2016, so don’t miss out. Find out whether you’re eligible and how to apply on our scholarships page. read more →

Good luck to our MRS Advanced Certificate exam candidates

Our MRS Advanced Certificate students taking their exam on 25th June. Good luck all – fingers crossed! read more →

January 2014 MRS Advanced Certificate results

The January 2014 assessment round results are out, and we’re happy to say that our first-attempt pass rate was 83.3%, which compares favourably with an average of 64.8%! At the Research Academy we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of tuition and support for MRS Advanced Certificate students. We aim to train good researchers,.. 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 →

Research Academy and Monkey See partner on learning materials

The Research Academy is now working with brand, communications and behaviour change research agency Monkey See to create innovative teaching materials. Developed for the Research Academy’s MRS Diploma course, these new teaching materials will use Monkey See’s widely praised StepJockey initiative as a real-life case study. StepJockey, which is backed by the Department of Health and Mayor.. read more →

Now taking applications for Spring 2014

Want to study for our MRS Advanced Certificate course? Get your application in by mid-January so you can join us for induction week on 27 January. Just give us a call on+44 20 3130 1431 to get your application form. For those of you who are studying for the MRS Diploma elsewhere, and want to join.. read more →