The research profession is home to some astonishing young talent, and this year, MRS are giving young researchers the opportunity to present at the sector’s leading event, Impact 2020.

Members of &more will be taking to the stage on Day 2 (11th March), to present their visions for the future of insight at a 40-minute lunchtime session

The format will be a ‘PechaKucha-style’ Ideas Dash. A PechaKucha is a storytelling format where a presenter takes the stage to show 20 slides in succession, giving commentary for each slide. Sounds fast-paced? Our Ideas Dash is even faster, allowing 12 seconds per slide.

This session will be interactive, with delegates having access to our voting software so you can select the best ‘dash’ of the day. Your vote counts – the winner will have the opportunity to write an article about their vision of the future for Research Live, and of course take home the Ideas Dash Award 2020.

To top it all off…

This session is free for all &more members to attend, and you will be invited to stay until Day 2 closes. You can attend afternoon sessions for free, including Headline Speaker Bernardine Evaristo. Details of afternoon sessions can be found here

This event is for &more members only. &more is the MRS network for those under 30 or with less than 5 years in the research industry. You can join &more here.


Hilton London Bankside
2-8 Great Suffolk Street,London,SE1 0UG

13.00 – Registration

13.20 – Introduction from Jennifer Roberton, Chair for the Ideas Dash session

13.25 – IDEAS DASH:
Peter Sainthouse, Senior Research Executive, Ipsos MORI - What to do with all this data?
Grace Jasper, Senior Insight Executive, the7stars - Inspiration from the Past: Looking Back to Look Forward
Nick Saxby, Senior Research Executive, Walnut Unlimited - Avoiding tokenism: how neuroscience can optimise adverts featuring minority groups
Nicky Kennedy, Senior Insight Executive, Kadence - Immersive tech and the future of research: VR and beyond
Amisha Chauhan, Research Analyst, Discovery - Analysis Paralysis: When Big Data is Too Big for TV

13.50 – Q&A and voting session

14.00 – Ideas Dash winner award presentation and session close

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