The Research Awards celebrate the importance of the research and insights sector and how researchers and insights professionals and organisations drive innovation, inspire change and deliver results for business and society.
The Research Awards are an initiative of The Research Society, Australia’s leading research association. The Society is the “go to” community for supporting and developing research, insights, CX and analytics professionals throughout their career. Find out more
Research Effectiveness Awards
Consumer Insights Award
Public Policy/Social Impact Award
Technology & Innovation Effectiveness Award
The Research Society Effectiveness Awards recognise research that makes a difference to business and social policy planning. In 2020 there are three categories in the Research Effectiveness Awards.Find out more
Young Researcher of the Year Award
This Award aims to recognise talented and passionate young researchers in our industry.
Winning the Young Researcher of the Year Award is about successfully demonstrating the nominated young researcher’s passion and interest in the research industry.Find out more
Research Organisation of the Year Award
The Research Organisation of the Year Award recognises organisations that make a difference to the research, insights and analytics sector.
This award category recognises those that really put quality research and people at the heart of their overall strategy.Find out more
Best Paper Award
Best Presentation Award
Best Presentation by a Young Researcher Award
Best Chair at the Conference Award
The Conference Awards recognise intellectual rigour, thought leadership and presentation skills at the annual Research Society National Conference* which is the highlight of the research profession calendar.Find out more
*Due to Covid-19, The face-to-face National Conference has been postponed to May 2021. A digital conference will be run in its place in August 2020.
Fellowship is the highest honour the Society can bestow on a member, recognising those who have made a significant contribution to the profession over a sustained period.
Current financial full members of the Research Society are invited to nominate a colleague for election as a Fellow of the Society.Find out more
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The Research Effectiveness Awards (REA) have been run since 2006. The program has become increasingly popular amongst Research Society members and other research professionals, leading to the introduction of the Young Researcher Award in 2012. In 2020, the Research Society have introduced a new award called the Research Organisation of the Year.
The Research Effectiveness Awards, including the Young Researcher Award and the Research Organisation of the Year Award, are open to all research organisations who have Research Society members. We welcome entries from everyone, from one person consultancies to larger agencies.