May/June 2018: The Research Advocate


The May/June 2018 newsletter is now online

Highlights from this month include: 

Scientists, students and science enthusiasts came out in droves for March for Science events in Washington, D.C., and globally on Saturday, April 14. Thousands gathered to call attention to how science serves society and increase the visibility of science. 

Speaking to a crowd of young scientists and faculty, Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley emphasized how important advocacy for research is to the future of our nation during George Washington University’s Research Days on Wednesday, April 11. 

Speakers shared insights on fostering greater interaction between scientists and non-scientists during an April 18 webinar titled “Inspiring Others to be Science Advocates” hosted by the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) and Research!America.

A panel of experts discussed the current state of migraine research, funding, and need for patient involvement during a webinar titled “What are the Barriers in Advancing Migraine Research?” on April 11 hosted by Research!America.

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHU SON) students, scholars and faculty participated in Research!America’s “Maximizing Nursing Research and Digital Storytelling” workshop held at JHU SON on April 26. 

A member spotlight featuring the Arthritis Foundation, which helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections.  

Download the entire May/June 2018 Research Advocate as a PDF.

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Funding research gives all of us a better chance of living a healthier life.
Pam Hirata, heart disease survivor