MRS is driving the inclusion agenda within the research and insight sector with the launch of new guidance and resources for inclusive research.

The MRS Senior Client Council has developed and published three new Diversity & Inclusion Best Practice guides. The first of their kind in the UK, these comprehensive guides act as a framework for research professionals to help ensure diverse sampling and inclusive methodologies. 

The MRS Representation in Research group has been talking to research practitioners across the UK about the issue of participant representation in UK research projects. More specifically, how we can improve representation of groups that are often underrepresented. Over the course of this process, we have developed the following FAQs.

In February 2022 the MRS Representation in Research group sent out a survey to MRS Company Partners with the aim of building a clear picture of the current understanding and practice of ‘Nationally Representative’ research in the UK. Join MRS for a webinar, where we will take you through the results of the survey and invite debate and further conversation on the topic.

Initiated and sponsored by Truth, this DI&E Changemaker list seeks to recognise individuals in the research, insight and data analytics sector who are making specific contributions to meaningful diversity, inclusion and equality initiatives – either within their own organisations or as part of work they do in their wider communities.

This training session will help you address biases and blind spots, along with offering guidance on research design that will enable you to achieve valid and effective results.

A diverse and inclusive workplace is one where all employees are made to feel equally involved and supported. The MRS Inclusion Pledge is the optimal way for companies to show that they are serious about striving to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) at work, as Colette Doyle discovers.

Further resources

MRS has produced several further documents to support the inclusive research agenda:

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