It is free to upgrade your membership. If you are an Affiliate and wish to upgrade your membership to Member status, you need to meet the following criteria:
Members are individuals who are actively involved in scientific research, and are able to provide confirmation of:
Members may use the designatory letters MRQA after their name.
If you do and you would like to upgrade to Member, please click here.
Fellows are individuals who have been a member of RQA continuously for a minimum of five years and have, in the Board's opinion, achieved distinction to the industry. Such distinction will be marked by exceptional and significant contributions in areas such as (but not limited to):
Fellows of the RQA may use the letters FRQA after their name.
Senior Members are individuals who have been a Member of the Association for a minimum of five years and have reached 65 years of age.
A reduced annual subscription is payable and falls due on 1st January each year.
The benefits of Senior Membership are broadly similar to the benefits of membership and include:
To minimise the cost of Senior Membership, Senior Members will not receive mailings related to professional development courses or recruitment opportunities. Senior Members will not be eligible to vote or stand for election to the Board but may still play an active part in the work of Committees and Working Parties.
To apply for Senior Membership, please click here.