Catalyst by Month: June 2018

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

We are delighted to introduce you to another new member of HQ: Aubrey Elizabeth Montgomery!... Read more

Tagged with: Membership

by Debra Schaller-Demers on June 28, 2018

SRA International is a professional networking community of learners. One way to gain knowledge and expertise is to share our stories of successful achievements with our peers and colleagues.... Read more

Tagged with: Kudos Korner, Membership

SRA International congratulates its sister society, the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) on its 15th anniversary.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Research Administration

by princess@umd.edu on June 28, 2018

As one of the honored recipients of the 2018 Travel Award, I recently attended the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) conference in Edinburgh, Scotland to present a Pechu Kucha entitled “Breaking the Bubble: Developing Productive Relationships in Research Administration.”... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership, Professional Development

by tonya.edvalson@hsc.utah.edu on June 28, 2018

Over the past several months, the Membership Committee has taken a closer look at the membership categories to see if a more simplified approach might be in order.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership

by tonya.edvalson@hsc.utah.edu on June 28, 2018

Being with employees who have special challenges can mean greater loyalty and appreciation, improves work-life balance, and can improve the quality of life for individuals and their families.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

On June 18, 2018, HHS released a final rule confirming the delay of the general compliance date for the revised Common Rule until January 21, 2019.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by claesjj@ucmail.uc.edu on June 28, 2018

While working for a dean at a School of Public Health, I discovered that the university lacked an institution -wide process or method for reviewing private-industry agreements.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Professional Development

by reporter@grant-winners.com on June 28, 2018

Exceptionally talented researchers of any nationality and at any stage of their careers should be aware of the European Research Council (ERC) grants awarded by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, Research Administration

by Debra Schaller-Demers on June 28, 2018

I was extremely fortunate to be able to attend the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) annual meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland, held June 4-7, 2018.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Professional Development, Research Administration

by Sarah Marina on June 28, 2018

Curious about where five specific research administration tasks may reside at different institutions, we posed an anonymous survey to the subscribers to RESADM-L listserv.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration, The Pulse

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

In 2010 the United States government spent over $16.5 billion dollars on human subject research conducted at institutions of higher education and other non-governmental institutions.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

In the knowledge economy, research plays a critical role in regional and global innovation systems.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by bistakpa@ored.rutgers.edu on June 28, 2018

The Delaware Valley Chapter of SRA is pleased to announce the results of our recent election. Cheryl Forst was elected as President Elect and Reuel Mebuin was elected as Secretary.... Read more

Tagged with: Delaware Valley Chapter, Elections

by nprieur@umich.edu on June 28, 2018

Are you interested in learning more on engaging topics related to strengthening the foundation of research administration in the Great Lakes region?... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Michigan Chapter, Networking

by jeasley@osp.msstate.edu on June 28, 2018

The Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of SRA International is excited to host its annual chapter meeting at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, AL, on Friday, July 13, 2018.... Read more

Tagged with: Alabama-Mississippi Chapter, Membership, Networking

The Ohio Chapter held its Annual Meeting on June 11th at the Fawcett Center on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Networking, Ohio Chapter

by Lynda Olin on June 28, 2018

The 2019 Western/Southern Section Meeting will take place in sunny San Diego, March 10-13, 2019, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt on the spectacular waterfront of San Diego Bay.... Read more

Tagged with: Networking, Southern Section, Western Section

by marcia.landen@usm.edu on June 28, 2018

With over 165 concurrent sessions and 30 pre-conference workshops, the 2018 SRAI Annual Meeting Program is available online with full course descriptions and speaker information.... Read more

Tagged with: 2018 Annual Meeting

by morinci@jhmi.edu on June 28, 2018

Please join us at the Midwest/Northeast Section Meeting April 28 - May 1, 2019 at the Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile in beautiful downtown Chicago.... Read more

Tagged with: Midwest Section, Networking, Northeast Section

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

Young women with high body fat have a decreased chance of developing breast cancer before menopause, according to scientists at the National Institutes of Health and their collaborators.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

Tracing a chemical signature of helium in seawater, an international team of scientists funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United Kingdom's (U.K.) Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has discovered a previously unknown volcanic hotspot beneath the massive West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS).... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), with the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced today that more than 140 individuals and organizations will be honored with presidential awards for their excellence in teaching or mentoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

Sexual harassment is derailing the careers of far too many women in science, engineering, and medicine.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field

by SRA International on June 28, 2018

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act (PPSA) requires health care product manufacturers to report to the federal government payments more than $10 to physicians.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field