31 October to 2 November 2018Manchester Central
The number of new RQA members who join the Association each year. We currently have just over 2200 members.
The number of Committee Members in 2018, these volunteers help with everything from new booklets to conference organisation.
The Association is forty years old.
The Research Quality Association (RQA) is a professional membership body dedicated to informing and advancing its members. We provide status and visibility for individuals engaged in the quality of research concerning pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, chemicals and medical devices. Since our inception in 1977, the Association has increased and evolved to reflect regulatory changes, the growing impact of regulatory inspection and the ever-changing structure and needs of industry. RQA's purpose is to drive quality and integrity in scientific research.
1. To develop and promote quality standards in scientific research.
2. To facilitate knowledge sharing and transfer through:
3. To liaise with regulatory agencies in the development and interpretation of regulations and guidance.