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VIC YRN: Making a Difference

27th Apr 17

Ever wondered how market and social difference can make a real difference to the world around us?

Ever fear that your reports are doomed to gather dust in a filing cabinet, without being used to their full potential?

The Victorian YRN is please to invite you to come and hear from senior researchers about how their research has made a tangible difference to our world.

Our speakers will share stories that will leave you with a renewed passion for our industry, and you’ll come away with a few tips for how to make an impact with your research, whether you’re agency side or client side.

Joining us will be:

Sally Harris, Senior Insights Officer at Public Transport Victoria (PTV).
Sally has worked in the research industry for 15 years in both supplier and client side roles in the UK and Australia, including roles at The International New York Times and working on brands such as Microsoft, Chelsea Football Club and RACV.

For the past six years she has worked in the Customer Insights team at PTV coordinating all divisions of the business with their research needs through both tracking and ad-hoc projects. From both a supplier and client perspective, Sally will touch on the positives and challenges when working client side, how agency side prepared her in her role and talk through examples where research has made an impact within the business.

Delyth Lloyd, Head of Policy and Program Evaluation at EY Sweeney.
Delyth has fifteen years’ experience in research and program evaluation. She has worked across social, community, health and education research in academic and commercial settings as well as in voluntary roles in the UK and Australia. Del is passionate about strategic research as a foundation for decision making, and has worked closely with government departments to leverage research as a driver of change.

Del will share four ideas to help researchers think about and ramp up career impact, job satisfaction, and some tips for finding and retaining meaning in your research job.

Our third speaker will be confirmed shortly – stay tuned, and we hope to see you there!

This event is aimed at young researchers however it is open for all to attend.

This event is proudly sponsored by:


Start Time:
6:15 PM

Coopers Inn, 282 Exhibition St, Melbourne

Non-member Price:
AU $ 35 (Inc. GST)

Member Price:
$25.00 (Inc. GST)

Your Price:
AU $ 35.00 (Inc. GST)

Registrations Open:
26th Mar 17 12:00 AM


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