The research sector must be representative of the changing world around us. The only barriers to progress should be personal choice and professional capability. MRS and its partners lead a number of activities within the research and insight sector to support inclusion, diversity and equality.

WEBINAR: The Future of Nat Rep

In February 2022, the Representation in Research surveyed MRS Company Partners to understand the practice of ‘Nationally Representative’ research in the UK. Hear about  the results of the survey and further debate on the topic.


MRS inclusion guidelines

A series of guides covering sample data on ethnicity, sex and gender, physical disabilities and mental health, and sexual orientation.

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Representation in research FAQs

The MRS Representation in Research group has been talking to research practitioners across the UK about the issue of participant representation in UK research projects.

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Inclusion guidance for clients

Developed specifically with clients in mind, these guides cover sampling, methods and language.

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Diversity, Inclusion & Equality Council

Meet your council members and the EDI mission.

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MRS Inclusion Pledge

Explore what the pledge includes and join the movement by signing up.

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Representation in Research Steering Committee

Driving representation across all aspects of the research industry.

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Purpose Groups

Addressing unique challenges for specific groups in society.

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Inspiration Zone

Find inspiration, support and resources across all aspects of EDI

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