Knowledge, News and Views from the ICG - December 2017


The winner of the ICG's Independents' Day award, announced at the MRS awards dinner last night, is Bad Babysitter!

Many congratulations - and read more about their entry 'Using ethnography to see beyond stereotypes in plus-size fashion' and why they won in the article below.

This month in Knowledge we have four excellent articles looking at very different aspects of research. Ian Murray looks at the growth of 'positive anger', Cobalt Sky's Grace Tan reflects on the automation of market research and how it may affect us all, Jane Morgan gives us hints and tips about qualitative usability testing and Simon Riley muses on what reformed capitalism means for future business development.

The MRBA is seeking some new regional managers to help people who have applied for aid - if you are interested in volunteering please contact them for more information (details in the article below .

I would like to be the first to wish you all a very happy Christmas - we will be back in 2018.

...The Day Before Christmas

We have been helping with the cake, and licking out the pan,

And wrapping up our packages, as neatly as we can.

We have hung our stockings up, beside the open grate.

And now there's nothing more to do,

Except To Wait.


Don't forget we have a 'Go To' licence if you want to have a video conference or present a webinar. It is there for you, so do use it! Just drop Lucie an email

Latest Knowledge


Anger, the misunderstood emotion

Tuesday 28th November 2017


The Rise of Automation in MR

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Jane M

Conducting Qualitative Usability Testing

Monday 6th November 2017


How To Reform Capitalism

Monday 6th November 2017

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