AMSRS 2015: Collaboration is again key

Another highlight in my ever-growing list of highlights at the AMSRS conference, was Leigh Shaw’s presentation Where have all the insights gone? A few things that I took away to think about… 1. COLLABORATION IS KEY Unilever now only have 4 agencies on their roster, each ones experts in their own area.  But the key thing is…

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AMSRS 2015: How to build your digital profile

I’m sitting here reflecting on the great time I had last week at the AMSRS Conference.  As a disclaimer, I should mention that I was on the committee that helped to organise the conference, so I might be a bit biased BUT, I really did have a great time and I really do think we…

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AMSRS 2015 Conference Workshop Wrap Up

Well, AMSRS 2015 is off to a flying start if yesterday’s workshops were anything to go by.  The only downside of the fantastic program AMSRS put together yesterday was that I couldn’t be in three places at once! I was lucky enough to chair the session entitled, Sharpening Your Skillset. This workshop allowed us to hear…

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AMSRS 2015: Power and the Passion Conference

Hello All, How’s your March going?  I love this time of year.  The industry picks up (does it ever slow down anymore?), we are getting close to roll into end of financial year, and momentum is building. We’re starting to plan for the rest of 2015.  I’m on the AMSRS conference committee again this year,…

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New Beginnings

So, it’s 2015. The keen observer may note that my last blog post was from 2013.  I find it better not to dwell on these little details. I’ve been largely absent from blogging and tweeting and specifically MRX blogging and tweeting in the past couple of years, but 2015 will see me coming back to…

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#AMSRS2012 Conference wrap up

Wow.  Well that was a whirlwind!  AMSRS 2012 – it came, it saw, it conquered.   Here were my top 5 highlights: 1: The Keynotes! Simon Chadwick, Tom De Ruyck, David Bakken and Virtual Lenny Murphy shared their thoughts on the future of the industry.  There is a desire for researchers to become more agile, less…

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2012 QRCA Global Outreach Scholarships Open

I was lucky enough to receive this scholarship in 2011, and I can’t speak highly enough of the experience.   This is a fantastic opportunity for any qualitative researcher and I strongly recommend you apply.  I’m more than happy to chat to anyone who has questions about the application process or QRCA. – Victoria The Qualitative Research Consultants Association,…

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QRCA Global Outreach Scholarship

Just a quick post to share my exciting news. Later this year I will be traveling to Las Vegas to attend the QRCA annual conference. I’m honored to be receiving the QRCA’s Global Outreach Scholarship. I first heard about this opportunity through the AMSRS’ Independent Researchers group. It is a wonderful initiative – the scholarship…

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