Explaining How Research Works

A resource to help science and health communicators put the process of science into perspective and explain why science changes over time.

A Checklist for Communicating Science and Health Research to the Public

A list of strategies for communicating science and health research to the public.

The Challenges of Understanding and Communicating Health Risks

A one-page guide to help put health risks into perspective, whether you’re describing the results of a study to the public or potential treatments to a patient.

Understanding Clinical Studies

A one-page guide to clarify the different kinds of clinical studies, explain why researchers use them, and touch a little on their strengths and weaknesses.

This page last reviewed on September 3, 2021