Market Research Society NI featuring the Alliance for Useful Evidence

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Peter O’Neill of The Alliance for Useful Evidence will be presenting at our next Market Research Society network meeting on Wednesday 5th April.

The Alliance for Useful Evidence is a network of individuals from across government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally. The Alliance promotes the use of high quality evidence to inform decision making across social policy.

This event will be of interest to individuals in charities, government, academia, local authorities, practitioners, think tanks, and businesses who are interested in useful evidence in policy making.

The session will begin with an introduction from Albert Hamilton, Chief Executive of CARD Group and Chair of the Market Research Society NI.

This event is open to MRS members, staff of MRS Company Partners and anyone interested in enhancing the reputation of research, developing opportunities for professional networking and best practice exchange in Northern Ireland.

About Peter O’Neill

Peter has over 30 years’ expertise in strategic planning, marketing, policy work, research, public affairs and media management. A former Director of NUS-USI, his work with the student movement was recognised by the conferring of a lifetime achievement award by the National Union Students – only the third such recipient in its history. He was also Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and Policy Officer with Housing Rights Service. More recently he contributed to a government taskforce on Promoting Social Inclusion and established the first private tenants’ organisation in Northern Ireland.

His qualifications include LLM in Human Rights Law and MSSc European Studies. In his spare time he founded and acts as Director of the annual Belfast Comedy Festival. He also established and programmes the Imagine! Belfast Festival of Ideas & Politics which takes place every March.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday 5th April 2017
Time: 12.30 – 2pm
Venue: The Senate Room, Lanyon Building, Queens University
Belfast BT7 1NN
Cost: Free
Lunch: Included
CPD: 1 hour
Booking: As spaces are limited please book early by email: networking@mrs.org.uk

Contact: Angie Martin, Secretary, MRS NI
Email: angie.martin@card-group.com