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MRS &more conference 2022

Anna Parker joins YoungMinds to reveal new research

We’re excited to share our research at this year’s sell-out MRS &more conference, taking place on Thursday 6th October.

Savanta’s specialist youth consultant, Anna Parker, will be joining Tom Madders, Director of Communication and Campaigns at YoungMinds to talk through the findings from our project: a radical voice for mental health – creating a blueprint for change alongside young people.

This research was developed in partnership with YoungMinds (a UK leading mental health charity) and Wagamama. We uncovered the systemic pressures impacting young people today, and discovered new solutions to the mental health crisis amongst marginalised young people.

What made this research remarkable was the involvement of young people as peer researchers. A number of teens were trained to moderate the online community, get involved in the research design process and contributed to the brainstorm and insight sessions.

The research is being used by YoungMinds to lobby government and develop a clear blueprint for change. And for us, we were able to reflect on new ways of working that provide greater protection for the welfare of participants and our researchers working on similar projects in the future.

About the conference

This is the fourth year of the MRS &more conference, which shines a spotlight on the fantastic work done by young researchers, and the ways they continue to shape and transform the industry.

There’ll be several fascinating case studies that have made a real difference to brands, consumers and society. Plus, attendees will be given the opportunity to attend engaging skills sessions that are designed to help researchers create a great future – not just for your own career, but for the industry as a whole.

The virtual event will be totally interactive, with easy online networking:

  • Connect with other delegates through private chat
  • Schedule video meetings with up to four other participants
  • Enjoy live curated Q&A after every session with speakers
  • Connect with other delegates in the speed networking session

Join the celebration and discover how young researchers are turning the tide to create a brighter future – for research and for the wider world.

Book your ticket here.

*Please note, this event is exclusively for members of &more, the MRS young researchers’ network.

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