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Research!America and the Executive and Professional Education program at George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) co-hosted the two-day workshop, “Connecting the Dots: Effectively Communicating Science to non-scientists,”  on April 13-14 at the Milken School of Public Health on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
2014 Advocacy Awards Dinner Recap   On March 12, 2014, Research!America held its annual Advocacy Awards Dinner. Among the highlights: Read the keynote remarks from our chair, The Honorable John Edward Porter.
American Medical Progress: A Conversation with Candidates May 9, 2014. A non-partisan meet-and-greet held at the Technology Square Research Building. Atlanta, Georgia. 
September 11, 2014. Straight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research. Newseum, Washington, DC.
September 18, 2014. Roundtable discussion on eye and vision health and research at the National Press Club hosted by the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research and Research!America.
November 6, 2014. The Future of R&D in New Congress held at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Auditorium, Washington, DC.
March 13, 2013. Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, DC.
Straight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research Research!America's National Health Research Forum - held September 12 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC - examined the current and future state of research to improve health. This year's theme was "Straight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research." Three expert panels delved into different aspects of the research ecosystem.
Research Matters Communications Workshop for Early-Career Scientists: October 9, 2013 Research!America's science communications event, "ResearchMatters Communications Workshop: Promoting Basic Research in a New Age of Communications: Challenges and Opportunities," was held October 9 at the Marvin Center on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, DC.

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