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&more is the MRS network for brilliant young thinkers. Sponsored by Unilever, &more is a learning community and a hub designed to enable young insight, research and analytics professionals to connect and shine in their careers.  

There are discounted and free events, big brands, a research team challenge, free keynote entry at Impact Conference, and a party with the drinks thrown in! All you need to be is under 30 and keen to make your mark in research, insight or analytics. You simply sign up for free to take advantage of the resources to boost your development and get better connected in the sector.

Reasons to join &more:

  • Connect with other young researchers, sector leaders and new thinkers.
  • Build your learning with the team challenge, inspiring events, lively content and celebratory fun!
  • Access FREE benefits and events that give young people a boost at the start of their career.
  • Get a FREE Professional Webinar and one Speaker Evening of your choice every year.
  • Up to 20 annual bursaries available to help pay towards the costs of undertaking the MRS Advanced Certificate via MRBA Skills. 
  • Access a sense of pride and cohesion for young researchers in the sector… & much more

&more benefits

Becoming part of &more gives you access to a wealth of resources designed with you in mind as a young research professional. 

  • &more Webinars –  Exclusively for members of &more and always FREE to attend. These feature a range of presenters, at various stages of their careers, and will often focus on topical research and business subjects. We also run ‘&more Bites’ sessions which are short and snappy for knowledge and networking on your lunch.
  • MRS Professional Webinars –  Attend one inspiring  webinar a year, for FREE. Hear about research and business trends from experts and innovators. Full MRS members can attend the entire yearly programme!  
  • &more Conference  –  Access the best knowledge, practice and networking opportunities to push your research career forward. A conference exclusively for &more, with tickets  heavily subsidised. 
  •  MRS Annual Conference  –  You can enjoy the final keynote and after-party drinks, on day two of  Impact, the flagship conference for research, insight and data analytics. It's a festival of ideas, talent and business.
  • Research Team Challenge – Pit your wits against other bright sparks in the sector in this test of research knowledge and skill. The winning team receive a trophy, £150 prize vouchers and a feature on Research Live.  

Become an MRS member
If you are under 30*, you can join MRS as a professional member and get all the perks of &more, plus these exclusive member benefits. We'll also waive the usual  joining fee of £35.50.

* or in the first five years of a career in research

Taking the MRS Advanced Certificate?  Need support with the fees?  Maybe MRBA Skills can help.

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MRBA Skills supports UK market and social researchers that are eager to develop their skills and enhance their careers.  They have up to 20 annual bursaries available to help pay the cost of this qualification.

Visit MRBA Skills
 for more information or email skills@mrba.org.uk and one of their team will get back to you and explain the eligibility criteria. 

Joining &more is free to young professionals working in research, insight and analytics under the age of 30 (or within the first years of their research career.)

&more members get access to a core suite of free benefits plus access to heavily-subsidised events.

Already a paying MRS member? Then you get absolutely everything in &more for free on top of your usual membership benefits package.

&more has replaced the R-Net group. If you were an R-Net member, and still meet the criteria, you have been automatically transferred over to the new scheme.

How do I sign up?

If you are signing up as an individual, simply click the ‘Join &more’ link below.

Please note: You will be required to create an account, or login if you already have an account, before joining the &more network.

>>Click here to join &more (must be logged in)

Employers &more

Accredited Company Partners can sign up all their young research, insight and analytics professionals for free through our easy-to-use sign up process. Please click here to complete the &more form.

Leaving &more

If you would like to leave the &more network, click here.

The Archive of Market and Social Research is a brilliant source of historical data and projects that can help to shine a light on how consumers behave now. We have two new volunteer opportunities to offer.

Volunteer social media exec

Are you great on social media? Would you like a social media role to add to your CV? Why not volunteer for the AMSR? Our marketing team is looking for someone who can offer one to two hours per week to help with some or all of the following tasks, reporting to our social media project manager:

  • monthly planning of posts
  • planning for campaigns - such as the launch of our latest eBook in November
  • writing and following up on posts
  • uploading to platforms
  • targeting our outreach programme - reaching out to other researchers

Please contact Paul Gebera on paul.gebara@amsr.org.uk if interested

Volunteer event planning exec (4 month role)

If you love events and are keen to gain some event planning experience for your CV, then come and join us. We're so excited to announce that we are planning our first live event since the beginning of the pandemic, to launching our latest book/ebook How we've changed: Cultural trends from post-war to present day and beyond.  The book features articles by some great researchers, past and present, from across the industry as well as from MRSPride, Colour of Research, Women in Research, MRS Unlimited, the MRS sustainability committee, &More... and more!

We would like a volunteer to help us with planning and operations for the day, reporting to the event project manager, which could include some or all of the following:

  • creating and managing the invitation database
  • sending out invitations and following up
  • planning for back-up virtual event
  • managing invitations to speakers, and speaker briefings
  • organising and managing rehearsals


The Archive of Market and Social Research – volunteer opportunities

Please contact Sue Robson on sue.robson@amsr.org.uk if interested.

 

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