Research Buyers Guide

The authoritative guide to research suppliers. Go

Research Jobfinder

The No.1 jobs resource for research and insight professionals. Go

The definitive source of research news and opinion. Go

Fair Data

The Fair Data mark helps consumers recognise who they can trust. Go

International Journal of Market Research (IJMR)

The world authority on research methodologies and techniques for professionals and academics. Go

Geodemographics Knowledge Base (GKB)

For people interested in the application of geodemographics and geo-spatial analysis. Go


IJMR New Writer Award

The 2017 competition will open next year.


The IJMR New Writer Award is open to any researcher who has never been published in a peer-reviewed journal. Entrants are asked to demonstrate that they can write a persuasive, defensible, logically structured, engaging and evidence-based article, up to 3,000 words, on a market or social research related theme.

No award was presented in 2015.

2014 Finalists

WINNER - Hannah Wright, Illuminas

YBMs: Religious identity and consumption amongst young British Muslims Read the paper

Read our R-Net spotlight interview with Hannah here

Leigh Caldwell, The Irrational Agency

Making conjoint behavioural Read the paper

Megan Stodel, TNS BMRB

But what will people think? Getting beyond social desirability bias by increasing cognitive load Read the paper

No award was presented in 2013.

2012 Finalists

WINNER - Elina Halonen, The Irrational Agency

Mirror, mirror on the wall – which brand is like me, most of all? Integrating consumers into brand personality measurement
Read the paper

Adam Ball, MESH Planning

The cookie is still crumbling… The challenges facing cookie tracking research Read the paper

Martin Smith, Firefish

Using mobile devices to access the realities of youth: How identification with society influences political engagement Read the paper

2011 Finalists

WINNER - Sara Sheridan, Firefish

Switched on: A methodological innovation to overcome the research challenge of memory and measurement within media habits Read the paper

Rosie McLeod, TNS-BMRB

Ownership and change; A case study of action research in Kenya Read the paper

Charlie Richards, Spring Research

Auto-Ethnography: How respondent researchers helped bring ethnography in from the cold Read the paper

Event highlights

June 2017

MRS Summer School27.06.17 | MRS, London EC1V 0JR

More details Book now

Introduction to B2B Market Research 28.06.17 | By webinar,

More details Book now

Commissioning Qual for Client Insight Teams29.06.17 | By webinar,

More details Book now