CURRENT CATEGORIES

MRS President’s Medal
(For extraordinary contributions to research)

2019 – Professor Nic Cheeseman, Professor Gabrielle Lynch, Professor Justin Willis & Dr Susan Dodsworth
2018 – Paragon Partnerships: UN SDG Action Campaign & Kantar Public
2017 – Making All voices Count
2016 – Africa's Voices
2015 – StreetInvest
2014 – BBC Media Action
2013 – 2CV and Girl Hub Rwanda funded by Nike Foundation and the UK Department for International Development
2012 – Nathan Eagle

MRS Gold Medal
(For exceptional service to the profession)

2019 – Peter Mouncey
2018 – William (Bill) G. Blyth
2017 – Dr Barry Leventhal
2008 – Professor Sir Roger Jowell
2006 – Tony Cowling & John Samuels
2004 – Dr Stephan Buck & James Rothman
2002 – John Downham
1996 – Andrew Ehrenberg, Gerald Goodhardt & Paul Harris
1993 – Dr Elizabeth Nelson
1988 – Professor Harry Henry
1986 – Len England
1982 – Dr Mark Abrams

MRS Silver Medal
(For best paper published in preceding year’s International Journal of Market Research)

2019 – Ron Johnson, David Rossiter, Todd Hartman, Charles Pattie, David Manley & Kelvyn Jones
2018 – G. W. Roughton & Iain Mackay
2017 – Virginie Silhouette-Dercourt & Christel de Lassus
2016 – John R. Rossiter, Sara Dolnicar & Bettina Grün
2015 – Kyle Findlay, Jan Hofmeyr & Alice Louw
2014 – Aiden P. Gregg, James Klymowsky, Dominic Owens & Alex Perryman
2013 – Martin Boon
2012 – Celine Brandt, Charles Pahud de Mortanges, Christian Bluemelhuber & Allard C. R. van Riel
2011 – Cataldo Zuccaro
2010 – Chris Barnham
2009 – John Cromie & Michael Ewing
2008 – Alastair Goode
2007 – Nick Sparrow
2006 – Andrew Zelin & Roger Stubbs
2005 – Ben Page
2004 – Barry Leventhal
2003 – Phyllis Macfarlane
2002 – Fred Langerak
2001 – Humphrey Taylor
2000 – Terry Hanby
1999 – Justin Gutmann & Alan Wilson
1998 – Humphrey Taylor
1997 – Graham Mytton
1996 – John Turner & Nick Sparrow
1995 – David Cowan
1994 – Simon Broadbent
1992 – Martin van Staveren & Jenny Turtle
1991 – Catherine Marsh
1990 – David Smith
1989 – Maureen Johnson
1988 – John Samuels & Simon Orton
1987 – Steve Griggs
1986 – Jonathan Gershuny
1984 – Wendy Sykes & Jean Morton-Williams
1982 – Chris Blamires
1981 – Martin Collins
1979 – Paul Harris

MRS Grand Prix for Greatest Impact

2019 – Kantar Profiles Division
2018 – ICM Unlimited
2017 – NatCen Social Research
2016 – Kantar TNS
2015 – Lightspeed GMI & BBC Worldwide
2014 – Ipsos MORI & Amgen

MRS Award for Applications of Research
(Pre-2000 The Special Award)

 2019 – Basis & BT
2018 – McCann Manchester & Aldi
2017 – Weetabix & Trinity McQueen
2016 – Home Office
2015 – RSA
2014 – ABA Market Research & Virgin Atlantic
2013 – Channel 4
2012 – BDRC Continental & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
2011 – Transport for London
2010 – Morris Hargreaves McIntyre & Red Letter Days
2009 – Transport for London
2008 – BDRC, Whitbread & TRI
2007 – 4 Digital Group
2006 – Vodafone & The HPI Research Group
2005 – Intrepid Consultants & Clerical Medical
2004 – Nokia Mobile Phones & Simpson Carpenter
2003 – MGN & Lyn McGregor
2002 – Levi Strauss Europe & Added Value
2001 – BMRB International, NSPCC, BMRB & University of Central Lancashire
2000 – NOP Research Group & Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
1999 – Gordon Pincott & Terri Anderson
1997 – Graham Hurrell, Martin Collins, Wendy Sykes & Vaughan Williams
1996 – Mike Cooke & Richard Morris
1995 – Elaine Kent-Smith & Sue Thomas
1994 – Jonathan Shingleton
1993 – David Iddiols & Sarah Newton
1992 – David Shelton
1991 – Peter Pickersgill
1989 – No award
1988 – Sue Williams
1985 – No award
1981 – Stephen Connell, Alan Morris & Patrick Whitten

MRS/ASC Award for Best Technology Innovation
(Formerly Technology Innovation & Effectiveness)

2019 – Measure Protocol
2018 – Kynetec
2017 – Lightspeed
2016 – Datasmoothie
2015 – Hall & Partners
2014 – Intellection Software
2013 – CrowdLab
2012 – Millward Brown
2010 – Annik Technology Services
2009 - QSR
2007 - BuzzBack

MRS/BIG Award for Business-to-Business Research

2019 – Shell & BAMM
2018 – Opinium Research
2017 – The Sound & Reed Exhibitions
2016 – Lightspeed & Kantar TNS
2015 – TNS UK & Lightspeed GMI
2014 – Millward Brown
2013 – Northstar Research Partners
2012 – Jigsaw Research
2010 – Brass & Royal Mail
2009 – Vodafone UK & ICM Research 

MRS Award for Financial Services Research

2019 – RBS & Savanta
2018 – Ipsos MORI & Vocalink
2017 - Zurich Assurance & ORC International
2016 – British Gas, Decision Technology & Sparkler
2015 – C Space & Zurich Insurance Company
2014 – ESRO & the Financial Conduct Authority
2013 – Investec Private Banking Accounts & Services Team and FreshMinds
2012 – GIMRA (General Insurance Market Research Association) & Michael Worledge, Harris Interactive
2011 – BDRC Continental
2010 – CFS & Nunwood
2009 – Aviva & Ipsos MORI
2008 – 2CV & COI
2007 – Opinion Leader 

MRS Award for Healthcare Research

2019 – Ipsos, Population Services International & Matchboxology
2018 – Incite marketing Planning & Nestle Health Sciences
2017 - C Space & Nuffield Helath
2016 – Department of Health & Revealing Reality
2015 – IFF Research
2014 – Ipsos MORI & Amgen
2013 – Kadence International USA & Bausch & Lomb
2012 – ESRO & the Design Council
2011 – Julie Davey Research & Glaxo SmithKline

MRS/ICG Award for Independent Consultants
(Formerly Independents’ Day Award)

2019 – Qual Street
2018 – microlaunch.co.uk
2017 – Bad Babysitter Productions
2016 – Hope + Anchor 

MRS Award for Innovation in Data Analytics

2019 – Formula 1 & Flamingo
2018 – GemSeek Consulting (part of the Future Thinking Group)

MRS/AURA Award for Insight Management

2019 – Macmillan Cancer Support
2018 – Northstar Research
2017 – Barclays & Watermelon
2016 – Catalyx & 100% Open
2015 – TfL, ORC International & 2CV
2014 – Nunwood & British Airways
2013 – Sky
2012 – Breathe Research, Asda & The Mom Complex
2010 – Sony Music UK
2009 – Arriva & Marketin Databasics 

MRS Award for International Research

2019 – BBC World Service
2018 – C Space & IKEA
2017 - Ipsos Healthcare
2016 – Firefish & PayPal
2015 – HSBC, BAMM & BDRC Continental
2014 – Northstar Research Partners
2013 – Opinium Research & The London School of Economics
2012 – Sparkler & BBC

Jeremy Bullmore Award for Creative Development

 2019 – Luman Research & Tesco
2018 – The AA & Acacia Avenue
2017 - Flamingo 

Liz Nelson Award for Social Impact

2019 – Ipsos, Population Services International & Matchboxology

MRS Award for Media Research

2019 – System1
2018 – Kantar TNS & JICMAIL
2017 - COG Research & Exterion Media 

MRS Award for New Consumer Insights

2019 – Unilever
2018 – Emotional Logic, Immediate media, Dennis Publishing, Haymarket Media & Bauer Media Group
2017 - Twitter, Firefish & the numbers lab
2016 – Kantar TNS
2015 – Firefish, The Pineapple Lounge & BBC
2014 – PepsiCo, MESH & the Sustainable Research communities in Brazil
2013 – eBay & 2CV
2012 – Big Island & Simon Christmas
2011 – COG Research & Haymarket Consumer Media
2010 – ITV & Essential Research
2009 – American Express & Jigsaw Research
2008 – MESH Planning & Vodafone

MRS Award for Public Policy/Social Research

2019 – Flamingo & Public Health England
2018 – ICM Unlimited
2017 – Highways England
2016 – Flamingo, United Nations Agencies & a coalition of grass-roots NGOs
2015 – TfL & GfK
2014 – ComRes & the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
2013 – ESRO & Southwark Council
2012 – ORC International & the Rural Payments Agency
2011 – ESRO & the London Borough of Lewisham
2010 – ESRO
2009 – Firefish
2008 – QA Research
2007 – Ipsos MORI Hothouse & Joseph Rowntree Foundation
2006 – Opinion Leader
2005 – RBA Research, Braintree District Council & Nineveh Consulting
2004 – The Scottish Executive & TNS UK

Virginia Valentine Award for Cultural Insights

2019 – Crowd DNA, Asahi & Discover.ai
2018 – Future Agenda & Network Rail
2017 - BBC
2016 – Firefish & PayPal
2015 – Flamingo & a global not-for-profit organisation
2014 – University of Nottingham Students' Union & Crowd DNA
2013 – Added Value & Diageo
2012 – ESRO & Red & Yellow Care
2011 – ESRO & the China in Britain Forum 

DISCONTINUED CATEGORIES

MRS Gold Medal
(For contributions to research literature) 

1977 – J Chidley
1976 – K Gorton, E J Anderson & R Tudor
1975 – Dick Westwood, David Beazley & Tony Lunn
1974 – C D P McDonald
1973 – C Greenhalgh & H A Smith
1972 – G Hoinville
1970 – D Johnston & J Inglis
1969 – A S C Ehrenberg
1968 – C Greenhalgh
1966 – E J Davis
1965 – N J S Clemens & P Duncan-Jones
1964 – L J Rothman
1963 – R D Godwin
1961 – William A Belson

IJMR Collaborative Research Award

2018 – Melanie Revilla & Carlos Ochoa
2017 – Roger Mortimore, Sir Robert Worcester, Paul Baines & Mark Gill
2016 – Ian Durbach & Gareth Lloyd
2015 – Andrew Cleary & Nigel Balmer
2014 – Roger Mortimore, Paul Baines, Ian Crawford, Sir Robert Worcester & Andrew Zelin
2013 – Aiden P. Gregg, James Klymowsky, Dominic Owens and Alex Perryman
2012 – Agnes Nairn & Barbie Clarke
2011 – Saahier Parker, Belinda Don & Kyle McLoughlin
2010 – John Curtice & Nick Sparrow
2009 – Greg Rogers & Didier Soopramanien
2008 – Marc Farr, Jessica Wardlaw & Catherine Jones 

IJMR New Research Writer
(Formerly Young Research Writer of the Year) 

2014 – Hannah Wright
2012 – Elina Halonen
2011 – Sara Sheridan 

MRS Award for Advertising & Media Research
(Formerly The ISBA Award) 

2016 – BBC Global News
2015 – Lightspeed GMI & BBC Worldwide
2014 – MTM & Channel 4
2013 – Channel 4 & BDRC Continental
2012 – COG Research
2011 – GfK NOP
2010 – Firefish
2009 – Qmedia & Channel 4
2008 – Euro RSCG London & Eye Mind Research
2007 – BrainJuicer Labs
2006 – Firefish
2005 – Roalfe/Y&R, DUCKFoOT Research & Development & Virgin Trains
2004 – The Value Creation Company & Standard Life
2003 – Citigate & DVL Smith
2002 – NFO BJM & Bristol Business School, UWE
2001 – Baskin Shark & The Research Business International
2000 – South Bank University & University of South Australia
1999 – Robert Heath
1998 – Simon Broadbent
1997 – Geoff Bond & Ian Brace 

MRS Award for Best Application of Data

2013 – BBC Marketing & Audiences

MRS Award for Best Written Submission

2010 – Morris Hargreaves McIntyre & Red Letter Days

MRS/ASC Award for Breakthrough Innovation

2017 - MindProber

MRS Award for Data Collection

2013 – Co-operative Food & Join the Dots
2012 – Perspective Research Services

MRS Award for Innovation in Research Methodology
(Formerly The David Winton Award)

2019 – Kantar Profiles Division
2018 – SKIM Group
2017 – NatCen
2016 – Conquest
2015 – Unilever & WeSeeThrough
2014 – David Penn & Suzanne Lugthart
2013 – Martin Boon
2012 – Simon Knox & Daniel Nunan
2011 – Jon Puleston & Deborah Sleep
2010 – Orlando Wood
2009 – John Cromie & Michael Ewing
2008 – Jan Hofmeyr, Paul Holtzman, Victoria Goodall & Martin Bongers
2007 – Bill Blyth
2006 – Ron Johnston & Richard Harris
2005 – Erhard Meier & Corrine Moy
2004 – Robert Heath
2003 – Roy Langmaid & Mac Andrews
2002 – Virginia Valentine
2001 – Martin Callingham
2000 – Alan Branthwaite & Gordon Pincott
1999 – Erhard Meier & Corrine Moy
1998 – Iain Noble, Nick Moon & Dominic McVey
1997 – John Curtice
1996 – Mary Goodyear
1995 – Angela Dale, Barry Leventhal & Corrine Moy
1994 – Bill Blyth & Heather Piper
1993 – Virginia Valentine & Malcolm Evans
1992 – Nick Moon & Robin McGregor
1991 – Peter Stratton
1990 – Wendy Gordon & David Corr
1989 – Ken Baker, Paul Harris & John O’Brien
1988 – Sue Robson & Judith Wardle
1987 – John O’Brien

MRS Award for Social Media Research

2018 – Three & Mindshare UK
2017 – Kantar TNS
2016 – Kantar TNS & Unilever 

MRS Judges’ Special Award

2009 – Millward Brown Knowledge Centre

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