The headline findings for the 2012 Research and Intelligence (R&I) professionals survey, conducted by LARIA and People Matters Network in July/August 2012, are now available. Topics covered include feelings towards the R&I role going forward and changes that would make a positive and effective difference. New topics for 2012 included changes to the R&I budget and collaboration interests. 400 people across the R&I profession participated in the survey and over 200 respondents felt able to comment on the impact of the changes to their R&I budgets. Top line results have been based on 230 respondents providing answers to all sections.