College Junior

Blog-post from Esther Tot, who received the ESOMAR Foundation Scholarship to study at the English based Bachelor Degree program in International Business at the National University of Management (NUM) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. What is like to be a college junior? School was great, although, the third year was tough and quite stressful with a …

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ESOMAR Council appoints new ESOMAR Foundation board member

Amsterdam, 30 January: At the first ESOMAR Council meeting of 2019, Nijat Mammadbayli was appointed Council Representative to the ESOMAR Foundation board. The decision was made unanimously by the ESOMAR council members. He will replace Pervin Olgun, who held the position of Representative of the Supervisory Board previously. Nijat is a young and ambitious Senior Analyst specializing in consumer research in FMCG and …

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Calling on SDG Advocacy change makers

Paragons Partnerships member, UN SDG Action Campaign is running the 2nd edition of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Awards. The United Nations SDG Action Campaign is a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General administered by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and mandated to support the UN system-wide and the Member States on advocacy and public engagement in the …

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Join the Making a Difference Competition 2019

The 2nd edition of Making a Difference competition is now open for entries. The centrepiece of the ‘Making a Difference’ programme aims to highlight and promote how research has made a real difference to Not-for-Profits. The competition is open to all non-profit case studies whether they are international, national or local. This competition plans to raise awareness …

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A feel-good story

At the end of 2018, ESOMAR Foundation and the ESOMAR staff were involved in one memorable Charitable activity. Throughout the month of December, we have managed to collect at our office in Amsterdam clothes, accessories, toys and other goods for adults and children in need. Joining hands with the local organisation Surf the Earth Project – STEP, …

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Concepts of democracy in rural Kenya

The 4th and last webinar of the “What different Qualitative Approaches can be used to achieve various objectives?” series brought some insights into a very delicate and political topic – corruption in voting behavior in Kenya.  Emanuel, Astrid and Barbara shared their current experience around a qualitative research in progress on voter integrity in rural Kenya. Everything …

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Paragon Partnerships wins the MRS President’s Medal!

14 December 2018 – Paragon Partnerships, supported by ESOMAR Foundation, won the MRS President’s Medal which is awarded annually to an organisation that has conducted extraordinary research but who might not be recognised through the usual channels. On choosing the winner, Jan Gooding, President of MRS, said: “I was immensely impressed by what was achieved …

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ESOMAR Foundation, Women In Research, and Unilever Fund Scholarship in Guatemala

Scholarship awarded to Maria Paola Loy Villagran in Guatemala to pursue MS in market research at Universidad Rafael Landivar  11 December 2018 – Amsterdam, NL – The ESOMAR Foundation—a charitable organization representing the market research industry—in cooperation with global non-profit Women in Research (WIRe) and Unilever, recently funded a scholarship benefiting a female student entering …

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ESOMAR Foundation webinar: Focus on Design and Taking Action

  The 4th and last webinar of the “What different Qualitative Approaches can be used to achieve various objectives?” series will focus on research design and action. The webinar will give listeners an overall understanding of how to design and deliver a qualitative project that will really make a difference to their Not-for-Profit organisation’s impact. The first speaker, Astrid Novianti, …

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