Our interactive Professional Webinars are a convenient way to learn at your desk from experts and business leaders about the latest workplace developments.

Free to MRS members, Professional Webinars, alongside the Speaker Evenings, are a key membership resource and count as one hour of CPD. Non-members can also tune-in for a small fee (£25+VAT).

Professional Webinars provide a fascinating and easy way to learn from experts and innovators. All webinars feature authors and senior leaders, covering the latest research and business trends including mindfulness, ethnography and the power of data in 2020.

Professional webinars are in one hour format with time to ask the questions at the end. If you have any queries about bookings, please email membership@mrs.org.uk

Real world performance in digital innovation

Webinar

Is digital research truly effective? Can it deliver the same insights as first-hand observation or in-depth interviews? These were the questions that drove Blue Yonder to push boundaries and create an innovative digital skillset that has enabled it not only to survive but thrive during lockdown.

Jun
24
2021

Thursday
11:00–12:00

MRSpride: BEYOND BINARY PLATFORM

Webinar

MRSpride is back with another carefully curated collection of queer content that is very much relevant to your interests!

Jun
24
2021

Thursday
16:00–17:00

ICC survey results – what researchers think about climate change

Webinar

MRS has been working with the Insight Climate Collective (ICC), an independent group of research professionals, to understand the attitudes of people in our sector towards climate change.  In April and May a survey designed by the ICC probed the attitudes of people in our sector both in a personal and work capacity, and explored what they see the role of the sector in addressing climate change may or may not be.

Jul
07
2021

Wednesday
11:00–12:00

Recruiter Accreditation Scheme (RAS) Webinar 1: Using social media and online methods for market research recruitment

Webinar

This is a RAS webinar which is open to RAS accredited recruiters, RAS accredited organisations and anyone interested in successful social media research recruitment.

Jul
13
2021

Tuesday
10:00–11:00

Opposites attract: why ethnography and predictive modelling are a surprisingly happy couple

Webinar

A study by Boxclever has provided a clear picture of the link between the cancer population and the supporters who donate money and time. This shift in understanding provides an important missing element in quantifying the impact that delivering cancer services has on donation income – thereby enabling Macmillan, for the first time, to predict future donation behaviour and know exactly where to focus its resources to maximise this.

Jul
15
2021

Thursday
11:00–12:00

Recruiter Accreditation Scheme (RAS) Webinar 2: An Introduction to the Basics of GDPR

Webinar

This is a RAS webinar which is open to RAS accredited recruiters, RAS accredited organisations and anyone interested in the relevant GDPR and legal requirements for research recruitment.

Jul
20
2021

Tuesday
10:00–11:00

Recruiter Accreditation Scheme (RAS) Webinar 3: GDPR, participant rights and what to do when things go wrong

Webinar

This is a RAS webinar which is open to RAS accredited recruiters, RAS accredited organisations and anyone interested in the relevant GDPR and legal requirements for research recruitment.

Jul
27
2021

Tuesday
10:00–11:00

MRS Industry Research: the impact of Brexit, sustainability and Covid-19

Webinar

In April 2020, MRS teamed up with Watermelon, to conduct research with business leaders from MRS’ community to understand the effects of the pandemic on the research sector.

Jul
28
2021

Wednesday
15:30–17:00

The devil in the detail: everyday language as extraordinary data

Webinar

This webinar explores the usefulness of seeing language itself as research data – the structure and nature of language as a topic of analysis in its own right, capable of revealing significant insight.

Sep
03
2021

Friday
11:00–12:00

Semiotics Needs You! Opportunites for the Future

Webinar

The field of semiotics is growing. Users and buyers of market research are increasingly taking up semiotics, and when demand increases so too does the opportunity to supply. This needs the help of a generation of market researchers who are excited to take on big challenges in a rapidly changing world.

Sep
24
2021

Friday
11:00–12:00

Best Practice in Adaptive Fieldwork: Exploring the Challenges of Polling in IRAQ

Webinar

Iraq is a complex society with a history of social, cultural and ethnic divisions, as well as a young population with fast developing attitudes and expectations. So how do you conduct an in-depth study of people’s views about their country and future in a post-conflict society – in which recruiting participants, building trust and overcoming digital problems are just a few of the challenges?

Oct
14
2021

Thursday
11:00–12:00

Samaritans Caller Outcomes Research: Innovation and Impact within a Multi-Paradigm Setting

Webinar

Support helplines are in demand perhaps now more than ever. This webinar walks us through a study into experiences and outcomes for Samaritans Helpline callers, looking at the challenges of conducting innovative research within a complex environment (involving a volunteer-led client and academic Advisory Group) – and with the added research considerations of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nov
12
2021

Friday
11:00–12:00

Applying biometrics at scale to measure and disentangle the effects of creative and placement in TV advertising

Webinar

How can we leverage the use of biometrics to review the implicit reactions of viewers to advertising? And how can this inform our understanding of the role that content and context play in promoting engagement and positive responses to ads?

Dec
09
2021

Thursday
11:00–12:00

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