Connect with a wide range of individuals and businesses
MRS holds a range of social events throughout the year where you’ll meet others who share your passions for practice and
business. The research sector thrives on debate and
interaction. MRS provides the perfect forum for those who want to
strike new and profitable relationships.
Our Excellence Awards lunch in the summer, the Operations Awards in September and the black-tie MRS Awards, attended by over 800 people, each December provide excellent opportunities for entertaining clients and rewarding staff.
The Annual Conference Party in March and the Summer Party in July are two of the most gregarious nights in the UK research calendar!
networks are organised by researchers across the UK. Each hosts events that are relevant whatever your research focus. Explore new research
practices, hear from innovators, debate the latest developments and make
profitable connections with businesses in your area.
R-Net R-Net is
an active and influential network created by new researchers for new
researchers. For nearly ten years it’s been a highly-regarded and positive
force for individuals, companies and the entire research business. It helps you
to build new relationships, broaden your skills and help shape the future of
research. It’s also host to the most popular social events in the research
calendar. Throughout the year R-Net programmes events that grant you exclusive
access to research business experts who share their experiences across a range
of topic areas. R-Net is for researchers dedicated to making the most of their
”Having the opportunity to interact with other members who have passion, commitment and a desire to share this with others is invaluable and makes you feel part of something bigger. Being a part of the MRS means you can become a better rounded person; learn from people outside of your organisation, benefit from wider influences and have a sense of belonging to an industry that does constantly evolve and develop.“