Professional Associations Research Network (PARN)AIA is a member of the Professional Associations Research Network (PARN), a non-profit membership organisation for professional bodies.

"By being a Member of the Professional Associations Research Network, our professional body is committed to good practice; kept up-to-date on current research; and part of a network of professional bodies that learn from and share with each other."

PARN offers expertise, experience and perspective on key issues in the sector through research, consultancy, networking, events and training.  Their research raises the profile of issues relating to the professional body sector, with an aim to determine and promote good practice on areas such as:

  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Governance
  • Membership
  • Professional ethics
  • Regulation and professional standards
  • Strategy, management and operations