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MRS Awards 2015

The MRS Awards celebrate research's ability to drive innovation, inspire change and deliver results. Evidence matters and the MRS Awards are proof positive of the power of research.

The winners will be announced at the MRS Awards Dinner in London on 7 December. BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW


MRS Award for Advertising & Media Research
Conquest and Newsworks
Global and GfK
Lightspeed GMI and BBC Worldwide
MESH Experience

MRS Award for Applications of Research
BBC Audience Services
Boots and Trinity McQueen
FreshMinds and O2

MRS/BIG Award for Business-to-Business Research
C Space and Aviva
Jigsaw Research UK
Northstar Research Partners and DHL
TNS UK and Lightspeed GMI

MRS Award for Financial Services Research
C Space and Zurich Insurance Company
Harris Interactive and RSA
Ipsos MORI and Capital One
Natwest (Royal Bank of Scotland) supported by KPMG Nunwood

MRS Award for Healthcare Research
FORUM Research and Macmillan Cancer Support
IFF Research
Ipsos Healthcare

MRS Award for Innovation in Research Methodology
Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science
IMRB International
Unilever and WeSeeThrough
University of Wollongong, The University of Queensland and
Johannes Kepler Universitaet Linz

MRS/AURA Award for Insight Manage
ABA Market Research and O2
BBC Worldwide
Sport England
TfL, ORC International and 2CV

MRS Award for International Research
Firefish and Pepsi Lipton International
HSBC, BAMM and BDRC Continental
Opinion Leader and UNHCR

MRS Award New Consumer Insights
Channel 4 Television and Craft
Emotional Logic and Revlon International
Firefish, The Pineapple Lounge and BBC

MRS Award for Public Policy/Social Research
BDRC Continental
Bright Blue and Macmillan
ESRO and the Financial Conduct Authority
TfL and GfK

MRS Silver Medal
Sara Dolnicar and Bettina Grun
Kyle Findlay, Jan Hofmeyr and Alice Louw
Andrew Green
Rachel Kennedy, John Scriven and Magda Nenycz-Thiel

Virginia Valentine Award for Cultural Insights
Flamingo and a global not-for-profit organisation
Flamingo Cultural Intelligence
The Pineapple Lounge and BT
Sparkler and Instagram

Research-live Award for Best Agency with a turnover above £20million
BDRC Group
C Space
Hall & Partners Europe
Kantar Worldpanel
KPMG Nunwood

Research-live Award for Best Agency with a turnover under £20million
ICM Unlimited
Opinium Research
Strategic North

Research-live Award for Best In-house Team
BBC UX&D Research Team
Channel 4 Audience Technologies & Insight
Guardian News & Media Audience Team
Hachette UK
Tesco Insight Team
Time Inc. (UK) Insight

Research-live Award for Best Innovation
InSites Consulting UK
QuestionArts, the survey design division of Lightspeed GMI
Simpson Carpenter

Research-live Award for Best New Agency
Alligator Research
ampersand research
kubi kalloo

Research-live Award for Best Place to Work
ABA Market Research
The Behavioural Architects
IFF Research
Opinium Research

Research-live Award for Client Impact of the Year
Auto Trader
Barclays Bank and Hall & Partners
Marketing Sciences Unlimited and Simplyhealth
Twitter and C Space

Research-live Award for Newcomer of the Year
Marcello Garritano, MESH Experience
Laura Gillespie, ABA Market Research
Sian Lewis, Hall & Partners
Lorna Moss, The Pineapple Lounge
Sara Picazo, Twitter
Sophie Wells, Tempo, Hall & Partners

You can download our Book of the Night to see the 2014 winners and read more from the judges about why they were chosen.

The Judges

For the Research-live Awards

Jane Bainbridge, Editor, Research-live & Impact (Chair)
Nick Bonney, Head of Insight, Camelot Group
Kirsten Bound, Head of International Innovation, Nesta
Richard Ellwood, Director of Brand & Marketing Research, The Walt Disney Company EMEA
Rhiannon Griffiths, Head of Research, Guardian News & Media
James Holden, Director of Marketing & Audiences, BBC
Bronwen Morgan, Deputy Editor, Research-live & Impact
Nick Rich, Director of Consumer Insight, Intercontinental Hotels Group
Jake Steadman, Head of Research, Twitter
Mike Taylor, Group Head of Insight, Vodafone
Amanda Wigginton, Director of Insight, Time Inc.

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Event highlights

December 2015

MRS Awards 201507.12.15 | Supernova, London WC2

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