Catalyst by Month: March 2018

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

At the 2017 SRAI Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Andrea Deaton (OU), Debra Schaller-Demers (MSK), Gloria Greene (UA) and Katie Watkins (UAKRON) presented the concurrent session “Gender and Diversity Issues in Research Management.”... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Research Administration

by bruce.steinert@ctca-hope.com on March 29, 2018

Your Board of Directors met for a long weekend of work in mid-February.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Membership

by Debra Schaller-Demers on March 29, 2018

SRA International members rock! As research management and administration professionals, they never stop improving, learning, achieving, or earning new heights of success.... Read more

Tagged with: Kudos Korner, Membership

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

In each monthly issue of the Catalyst , the “Who is your SRA Leadership?” column introduces you to the SRAI leadership, committee members and volunteers.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Membership, Western Section

by tonya.edvalson@hsc.utah.edu on March 29, 2018

There are members out there making some commotion and taking care of business and we want to let you know about them.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Membership

by lawriegr@gmail.com on March 29, 2018

All of our interviewees stressed the challenges of growth, change and complexity.... Read more

Tagged with: 50th Anniversary, Membership

by tonya.edvalson@hsc.utah.edu on March 29, 2018

I’m on the airplane traveling home from another successful Section Meeting in SRAI.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership

by rebecca.rinehart@uni.edu on March 29, 2018

If there is a better satire on university life than Jane Smiley’s novel Moo, I have yet to find it.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership

by hrzink@cmh.edu on March 29, 2018

Organizations around the world are adopting the Lean and Six Sigma methodologies, and this includes the Leader Standard Work template.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by gambindd@udmercy.edu on March 29, 2018

Diversity can be viewed from the perspective of the impact of research administrators on key stakeholders. There may be opportunities in the university setting to expand the customer/stakeholder bases through reaching out to undergraduate researchers.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Professional Development, Research Administration

by claesjj@ucmail.uc.edu on March 29, 2018

Imagine your childhood summers…warm sunny days; running, jumping, swimming, playing tag and climbing trees.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership, Research Administration

by jpitz@akronchildrens.org on March 29, 2018

If there’s one thing that’s constant in research administration, it is change.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership, Research Administration

by Sarah Marina on March 29, 2018

For this issue of the Pulse we wanted to learn more about how compensation information is handled during work on sponsored proposals and awards at various institutions.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, The Pulse

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

INORMS draft programme is now available online .... Read more

Tagged with: Education, Membership, Networking

Registration is now open for the Ohio Chapter Meeting "Stop, Collaborate and Listen" on June 11th on the campus of the Ohio State University.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Networking, Ohio Chapter

by m.hochman@cqu.edu.au on March 29, 2018

Greetings to my fellow SRAI members and colleagues in this rich and varied profession of research administration.... Read more

Tagged with: Education, Leadership, Research Administration

by Debra Schaller-Demers on March 29, 2018

Last month over 250 people from all over the globe attended four different programs in the fabulous city of San Francisco at the Hyatt Centric Hotel at Fisherman’s Wharf.... Read more

Tagged with: Education, Membership, Networking

by Silke Blohm on March 29, 2018

Don’t miss the NEW 2018 SRAI Annual Meeting website with information about hotel reservations, exhibit & sponsor opportunities, location and much more!... Read more

Tagged with: 2018 Annual Meeting, Membership

by Lynda Olin on March 29, 2018

As the 2018 Northeast and Western Section Meeting has come to a close, we would like to thank all of you for coming to Boston.... Read more

Tagged with: Networking, Northeast Section, Western Section

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

On March 27 and 28, research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) about the smart cities and communities of the future will be on display at the sixth annual US Ignite Application Summit.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

In the 130 years since the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) — the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) — at least 1 billion people have died from TB.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

Access to safe drinking water is one of the greatest achievements in human history, largely thanks to science and engineering research.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

Each year on the United Nations-designated World Water Day, March 22, people around the world consider the importance of fresh water to ecosystems and to us.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

Novel vaccine technologies are critical to improving the public health response to infectious disease threats that continually emerge and re-emerge, according to scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

Immune cells called microglia can completely repopulate themselves in the retina after being nearly eliminated, according to a new study in mice from scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI).... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

Kinesin family member 5A (KIF5A), a gene previously linked to two rare neurodegenerative disorders, has been definitively connected to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by an international team from several of the world’s top ALS research labs.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

Rice University scientists have discovered what may be the simplest form of locomotion in the travels of micron-scale particles linked and driven by a magnetic field.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on March 29, 2018

Generation Nano: Superheroes Inspired by Science!... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF