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RQA Membership

Who should join?

Membership is open to all those involved in the quality and integrity of scientific research and to those working with, or interested in, Good Laboratory Practice, Good Clinical Practice, Good Pharmacovigilance PracticeGood Manufacturing Practice Regulations, Computing, Medical Devices and Animal Health be they from industry, government, academia or contract research and wherever in the world they are based.

Membership is broken down into the following categories of expertise (members may have chosen more than one area of expertise):

Expertise

Percentage of
RQA Membership

Good Clinical Practice 60%
Good Laboratory Practice 38%
Good Manufacturing Practice 26%
Good Pharmacovigilance Practice 23%
Good Clinical Laboratory Practice 23%
Computing 15%
Medical Devices 12%
Non-Regulated Research 12%
Good Laboratory Practice Field Studies 8%
Good Clinical Practice (Veterinary) 5%


What is RQA?

Click here for more information about RQA.

RQA is international

We have members in 59 countries and have many contacts with other research quality societies, other related professional bodies and regulatory agencies throughout the world. These contacts allow regular exchanges of information, which are communicated to members. 

What will it cost me?

Applicants pay a one-off administration fee when joining. An annual subscription is payable and is due on 1st January each year.

Those applying to join for the first time between 1st September and 31st December need not pay an annual subscription, but will be asked to pay an annual subscription the following 1st January. The administration fee will still remain.  For further details on this, please click here.

Applying for membership is easy

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Free membership

Non-members attending one of our professional development courses have the option of applying for free membership for the calendar year in which the course takes place.  More details will be available while the course is taking place.