Polls and Publications

Research!America has been gauging public opinion on research to improve health since 1992, and our publications get the word out about advocacy initiatives, the day’s top issues, the importance of continued research and more.

Most Americans Can’t Name a Living Scientist

 

Those that were named:
 

 

Source: A Research!America poll of U.S. adults conducted in partnership with Zogby Analytics, with support from the American Society of Hematology, in November 2013.

For our latest polls, click here.

America Speaks, Poll Data Summary

Research!America annually publishes a summary of results from our most recent public opinion surveys. Use this data in letters to the editor; op-eds; newspaper articles; letters to and visits with elected officials; speeches; talking points; congressional testimony; town hall meetings and debates; and policy statements. America Speaks: Poll Data Summary, Volume 15  was published in February 2015.   

 

Annual Report

Research!America's annual report is a look back at our accomplishments of the previous year, released at our annual meeting each March. Our 2014 report is Innovative Advocacy for Research.

 

 

Newsletter

Our award-winning monthly newsletter, The Research Advocate, features articles about advocacy initiatives, research funding, research in the news and news from members. Browse selected articles.

See our newsletter archive to download the latest and past issues in PDF format. To download issues prior to September 2009, please contact us at editor@researchamerica.org.

Then-Now-Imagine

Research!America's Then-Now-Imagine messages describe the state of a condition or disease years ago (then), how research has improved the situation (now) and what further research might bring in the future (imagine).  

 

History of Research!America Polling

Research!America has many years of experience gauging public opinion on health research. See a comprehensive list of the state and national polls we have commissioned since 1992.

For more information on our public opinion polling, please contact us at programs@researchamerica.org.

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The Honorable John E. Porter