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Membership is open to all those with an interest in the quality and integrity of scientific research and development and those working with, or interested in, Good Laboratory, Clinical or Manufacturing Practice regulations or Pharmacovigilance, be they from industry, government, academia or contract research and wherever in the world they are based.

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As an Association dedicated to informing and advancing its members, we provide status and visibility for individuals concerned with the quality of research in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, chemicals and medical devices. Since its beginnings in 1977, the Association has grown and developed to reflect regulatory changes, the impact of regulatory inspection and the changing structure and needs of industry. RQA's purpose is to drive quality and integrity in scientific research and development.

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Management of the training and competency of personnel in GxP and research environments

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The RQA 2015 Annual Conference was held at the Queens Hotel, Leeds on the 11-13 November 2015, with a record number of delegates.  View the video below for some highlights. 

2015 Research Quality Association Conference from Research Quality Association on Vimeo.

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