Membership provides you with recognition of your professionalism as well as providing you with benefits to boost your career. Increased expertise, an expanded community, compelling content and development benefits including a specialist mentoring scheme are all part of the MRS membership experience. 

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Gain professional recognition

Demonstrate that you work to the highest professional standards by becoming a member of your professional body. You'll prove your standing with designatory letters (MMRS, CMRS) and show that you abide by the MRS Code of Conduct. You can also showcase your membership online by downloading the Membership Mark for any online profiles. Plus use the MRS CPD programme to record your progress and achievements.  

  • Recognition – post nominal membership grades MMRS or CMRS
  • Membership Mark – prove your professional expertise with the annual membership mark
  • MRS Code of Conduct – the foundation of good research, setting the standards that all expert researchers must maintain 
  • CPD map your journey and document your development with our online programme

Grow your network  

Become part of the MRS network and form profitable relationships with leading insight professionals at our events, awards and training (both on and offline). See who’s who in the online Member Directory or get involved with one of our specialist groups including as ADA, &more and MRS Pride. 

  • Conferences, awards and member events – discounted or free access to connect with client-side and agency colleagues. Share ideas, inspiration and innovation. 
  • Online Member Directory – see who’s who in the sector in this searchable database
  • Come together with allies and experts through our special interest groups – Advanced Data Analytics (ADA), &more, MRSpride, GKB, CGG 
  • Social media – interact with over 25,000 professionals on MRS LinkedIn and more than 14,000 followers @TweetMRS
Supercharge your skills 

Become the expert in your team with the knowhow that comes with membership. Build your insight with over 20 FREE insightful webinars a year including specialist Standards & Policy webinars, plus receive access to Research Live – the latest sector news and in-depth articles on our internationally acclaimed insight website and get access 1,000s of journals in SAGE research methods.

  • Professional Webinars – Free monthly webinars covering subjects ranging from  neuroscience to semiotics to mental wellbeing
  • Research Live – the latest sector news and in-depth articles on our internationally acclaimed insight website
  • SAGE Research Methods – the ultimate methods library with more than 1,000 books, journal articles and vidoes from world-leading academics
  • Business Bookshop – get 20% off a range of business and professional development books from Kogan Page
Accelerate your progress

MRS Membership helps you get ahead. Plan your path to progression with support from an expert mentor or enhance your reputation and prospects by tracking to the Certified member grade. As a member you also qualify for discounts on all MRS training courses and conferences easily saving you £400-800 a year!

  • Mentoring Scheme – Utilise the experience of a senior research professional and invigorate your career
  • Training discounts – get up to 30% off the widest range of learning and development research courses in the UK (plus discounts off MRS awards and conferences)
  • Fast Track – progress from Member to Certified grade with the Fast Track route
  • Sector news – read the latest monthly updates inMRS News, opt in via your MyMRS account
  • Research Jobfinder– the specialist jobsite for insight for when you are recruiting or searching for a new role

Become a member today
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