Past Research Network events
Connecting Experienced Researchers

Welcome to the Research Network

The RESEARCH NETWORK is an association of experienced market and social researchers who have spent all or most of their working lives in such activities. We currently have around 200 members; most of them have been associated with the field for at least 25 years and some for a lot longer.

Our purpose is to help members stay in regular contact with friends and colleagues through a mix of social events, a regular newsletter and online facilities. We organise lunches and other get-togethers in London – lively and convivial events at which members have the opportunity to meet up with old acquaintances and make new friends.

We also support initiatives such as an oral history archive and have close links with the industry charity, the Market Research Benevolent Association (MRBA).


Next Event

Spring Lunch 2020
Tuesday 28th April 2020

Our Spring Lunch will be held at Ev Restaurant in Isabella Street. This leafy pedestrian street is just a short walk from Southwark Tube station. Ev is a branch of the Tas group of Turkish restaurants and serves delicious Anatolian cuisine. The premises occupies three roomy railway arches and our three-course lunch will be held in the large bar arch. There is plenty of room inside for guests to gather and chat before the lunch and, if the weather is nice, we can enjoy the sunny terrace with lush planting at the front of the restaurant.

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Latest News

Caption competition winner announced:

After a slow start, we received a number of entries to our caption competition last month. The winning caption for the photo of Frank Winter and Finn Raban was submitted by John Kelly

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Oral History project update

Three more interviews have been added to the Oral History archive: another three individuals who really helped shape the research industry and who are indeed still closely involved with the Network.

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