Hear the results of the 4th wellbeing in research survey. Attend this special launch breakfast for the 2022 Mental Wellbeing in Research results including how working life post pandemic is having an impact on wellbeing levels. Plus hear our panel of experts debating how the sector can implement creative solutions for the wellbeing of their employees.

Conducted by Opinium for the fourth year, the 2022 tracker has seen some encouraging signs regarding overall mental wellbeing in the sector. Fewer market researchers are struggling with their mental health compared to the previous year and when also compared the wider UK workforce. However, market researchers are still less likely to take time off for their mental health and, as evidenced in 2020 and 2021, cite having too much to do at work as one of the top reasons for not taking time off. 

Wellbeing in Research Tracker 2022 Press release: Researchers are happier with mental health support, although more than 80% still report negative wellbeing

Taster tracker stats:

  • 83% of market researchers have experienced poor mental health in the last 12 months, down from 87% in 2021.
  • Just 19% of market researchers who experienced poor mental health took time off work to rest. Last year the figure was 18%.
  • Having too much work to do remains the biggest barrier for taking time off to deal with mental health. Over half (52%) of those who experienced poor mental health cited this a reason for not taking time off.
  • Seven-in-ten (69%) say they support a mixed approach of office and home working, compared to 39% who support permanent home working and only 9% who support working from an office full-time.

Join us for this launch breakfast (coffee and croissants included) and to hear our Wellbeing Panel debate and discuss how wellbeing levels can be increased and optimised in our sector. It promises to be a popular event – please book early.


  • Chair: Jane Frost, CEO, MRS
  • Naomi Goodman, Director, Brave & Bolder
  • Kate Wiffen, Associate Director, Opinium
  • James Pickles, JPC
  • Stuart McNicolas, Dolly Mental Health

Mental Wellbeing in the Research Sector: See the results of the previous Mental Wellbeing Research surveys and a range of recommended wellbeing resources.


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