Public views on medical research

Our Monitor survey explores the public's thoughts on medical research, science and health. Every three years we survey hundreds of people across the UK.

The most recent survey took place in 2015.

Why we run Monitor

We're interested in trends in knowledge and views, including:

We also ask about specific topics like:

The survey results help inform what we do in policy, education and public engagement. The questionnaires, datasets and technical reports from the survey are available for anyone to use.

Wave 3 (2015)




Wave 2 (2012)

Wave 1 (2009)

More information

Several publications have used data from the first two waves, including:

Contact us

If you have any questions, contact Ethan Greenwood