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News 2016

Membership Survey 2016
Monday, December 12th, 2016

At our recent AGM and Christmas Party our Chairman, Adam Phillips, presented the key findings of the Membership Survey conducted in the autumn of 2016. 

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Christmas Party and AGM 2016
Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Nearly 50 members and at least one guest attended this year’s Christmas Drinks and AGM at More London Place on Tuesday 6th December.

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Oral History Review 2016
Sunday, December 11th, 2016

At the Christmas Party and AGM, Frank Winter reported that this has been Year of real progress with the Oral History Project.  There are now 16 interviews on the MRS Website, with the recent additions of: John Samuels, Bob Worcester, Nick Phillips and Pam Edwards.

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Oral History Project fundraising update
Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

At the Annual Meeting last year the Network launched an appeal to raise £3,000 to make it possible to continue the Oral History project.

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Autumn Lunch 2016
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

For our Autumn Lunch on 18th October we returned to a favourite venue, Azzurro at Waterloo…

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Membership Survey Topline Results
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Speaking at our Autumn Lunch, Adam Phillips provided a taster of the results of the online survey of members conducted in August…

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CASRO and MRA to merge
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

The two leading market research associations in the USA have agreed to merge.

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Summer Party 2016
Friday, July 8th, 2016

Summer returned to London just in time for the Network Summer Party on 6th July.

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Oral History Project
Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Speaking at the Network Summer Party, Adam Phillips said that the fund raising for the Oral History Project launched at last year’s general meeting had been successful.

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The AMSR is now a charity
Monday, May 30th, 2016

The Archive of Market and Social Research was accorded charitable status in May and is now in a position to start communicating its unique purpose more widely.  It has begun to assemble and catalogue material and has embarked on a second round of fund raising.

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MRS Fellowships 2016
Friday, April 15th, 2016

At the recent MRS Excellence Awards Lunch, three Research Network Members, Raz Kahn, Richard Silman and Daniel Wain received their MRS Fellowships, which were announced earlier this year.

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Spring Lunch 2016
Thursday, April 14th, 2016

This year’s Spring Lunch was held on Tuesday 12th April in the light and airy surroundings of Smith’s Bar & Grill in Paddington. 

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Oral History Project
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

At our recent Spring Lunch, Adam Phillips reported that:  “The Oral History project is progressing well. 

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General Election Polling Enquiry Report
Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

The final report of the independent Inquiry commissioned by MRS and the British Polling Council (BPC) to examine the performance of the 2015 General Election opinion polls has now been published.

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MRBA Fundraising Week
Friday, January 8th, 2016

The first ever MRBA ‘Helping Researchers in Need’ Fundraising Week has been an amazing success,

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Adam Phillips wins ESOMAR Award
Friday, January 1st, 2016

Congratulations to our Chairman, Adam Phillips on being awarded the ESOMAR Excellence Award for Standards of Performance in Market Research (The John Downham Award). 

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