The 2018 midterm elections are an opportunity to elevate the importance of research and innovation in the national conversation. Robust investments and policies favorable to public- and private-sector research are critical to improve health, strengthen the economy and sustain our nation’s leadership in science and technology. Join us and other advocates in urging candidates to make scientific, medical and health research a higher national priority. Research!America is currently accepting proposals from student- and postdoc-led science policy groups for the alliance’s bipartisan candidate engagement initiative for the 2018 midterm elections. Click here to learn more about the initiative. Get involved on Facebook and Twitter.

Strong Majority Say Candidates Should Understand Scientific Issues

 

Large Majority Say Candidates Should Assign High Priority to Research Funding

 

Majority Say Candidates Should Have a Science Advisor

 

Important for Scientists to Engage With Elected Officials

 

Source: A Research!America survey of U.S. adults conducted in partnership with Zogby Analytics, January 2018.

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