How Well Do You Communicate with Decision Makers? Take the Quiz
Do you compete for funding? Get asked to inform policy makers? Or have to seek support from decision makers to advance your research? Today it is more vital than ever for scientists to be effective communicators and advocates for their work.
Decision makers, who have the power to turn scientific ideas into impact, often must choose between multiple opportunities for investing their resources. So scientists from every discipline need to be champions who can effectively make their case to advance their work. Getting decision makers to say yes takes a combination of communication, influence and relationship-building skills. Do you have what it takes? Take the quiz to find out.
Select the answers that best describe how often you take these actions. If you want to learn how to improve these skills, explore the Championing Science site and join our mailing list to receive occasional updates.