Coronavirus has caused significant changes to the way many of us are operating right now and MRS is no exception. One thing that hasn’t changed though is our commitment to keeping the research world galvanised and inspired by delivering an annual programme of one-day conferences.

In light of the ongoing guidance on lockdown and social distancing, we have decided to go virtual and take MRS Conferences online for the foreseeable future!

We know that virtual conferences lack some of the things that we all love about in-person events, but we are determined to keep delivering exciting, interactive, and engaging experiences. Attending an MRS virtual conference will still give you access to some of the best minds in research and business, as they share illuminating case-studies that trigger innovation, uncover new solutions to old problems and generate healthy debate.

The obvious advantage of taking things online is that you and other delegates can engage from the safety of your own location, but other benefits include the eliminated cost of travel and accommodationreduced carbon footprint and less logistical planning. It also opens the experience to a wider, global audience and means there are no limitations on the number of attendees. Finally, you will be able to download the day's content, after the event.

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Every year MRS helps 11,000 professionals find inspiration, practical help and profitable new relationships. We are the most active supplier of events and networks for the research world.

Our events play host to some of the most charismatic individuals in the research and business world – all eager to share their expertise and inspiration with you. Our events will help you make significant breakthroughs in your business, in your career and in your work. Our events are a generator of ideas and a celebration of creativity, innovation, research and business development. Be part of the hub for modern thinking.

We offer practical advice and hands-on experiences that will illuminate exciting ways to meet traditional challenges. You’ll be tuned into to some of the most energetic and effective new thinking.

One Day Conferences

For over ten years our one day conferences have helped providers and buyers understand and capitalize on fast-moving research sectors. Agencies, clients and relevant experts offer illuminating case-studies, practical advice and fierce debate that help you anticipate and meet the challenges of the market. You’ll also get the chance to network with a concentrated and relevant group of peers. Our annual series of events include Online Research, Advertising Research, Kids and Youth Research, Healthcare Research and New Product Development. Join us at one of our sector summits

MRS Annual Conference

MRS brings the research world together for a celebratory and wide-ranging festival of ideas, talent and business. This flagship event and showcase for brings together some 700 executives from across the research and business spectrum for groundbreaking papers, discussions and networking. The conference has no single agenda, no master theme, no particular axe to grind. By bringing a variety of formats, content and approaches, you are guaranteed a two-day event that stimulates, informs, entertains and engages. MRS brings the research world together effective new thinking.

IJMR Research Methods Conference

The annual IJMR Research Methods Forum, vividly brings to life the methodological challenges facing research. It’s a gathering of some of the research world’s leading thinkers who share their views, experiences and practical advice across a wide range of critical topics. Debate ethics, weigh effectiveness and improve practicalities at this compelling and interactive event.

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