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Membership is open to those who produce or contribute to the communication of research using print or online magazines, e-newsletters, social media, video, podcasts, and/or other media with the goal of increasing public awareness about research and other scholarly activities on behalf of a university, college, governmental funding agency, or nonprofit research center or institute.

Please note: Eligibility is limited to professionals who currently hold a staff position or other substantial relationship with a research communications office of a university, a non-profit research center or institute, or an entity that conducts or sponsors research. URMA may request that persons who are not on staff but have a substantial relationship provide a letter from the university or institution outlining their role. 

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  • Access to the online URMA discussion group where members trade information and share best practices regarding┬áthe production of university or institution research magazines.
  • Opportunity to attend URMA’s annual conference.
  • Resources – including talks, documents, and articles – on topics such as magazine management, design and layout, writing and interviewing, editing, working with freelancers and students, media relations, social media, video, podcasts, and many other topics.

Cost of membership: $50 annually.