Catalyst by Month: July 2018

by seema.dhindaw@nyumc.org on July 26, 2018

In the May 2018 edition of the Catalyst , we took a close look at women in research administration (RA) and how they balance their roles as care givers/mothers with their work in RA.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by SRA International on July 26, 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, Southern Section

by tonya.edvalson@hsc.utah.edu on July 26, 2018

It’s an honor to highlight Jennifer Easley this month.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Membership, Southern Section

by Debra Schaller-Demers on July 26, 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 gmwalters@jhmi.edu on July 26, 2018

I recently had the privilege of representing SRAI at the SARIMA 2018 annual meeting.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Leadership, Membership

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

You asked and we listened: ShareThis!... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

In order to facilitate successful research outcomes, universities and public research institutions are increasingly focused on providing adequate capacity in research administration and management.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

Lean methodology is a continuous process improvement approach that is used to identify and eliminate unnecessary steps (or waste) in a process.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

We are excited to present to you the newest resource that the Society of Research Administrators International adds to the Research Administration community as open source.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by Ellen Zavala on July 26, 2018

The Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI) offers 12 Certificates in the field of research administration which includes research settings in hospitals, universities, nonprofits, and commercial institutions.... Read more

Tagged with: 2018 Annual Meeting

by tabatha.lemke@sanfordhealth.org on July 26, 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 tonya.edvalson@hsc.utah.edu on July 26, 2018

I am excited to update you on the latest initiative of the Society. SRAI has partnered with Johns Hopkins University – one of the most globally recognized and renowned universities.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Professional Development, Research Administration

by Gina Hedberg on July 26, 2018

The meeting identity for the year 2019 Western / Southern Section Meeting captures a vibrant city full of warmth with a welcoming vibe.... Read more

Tagged with: Networking, Southern Section, Western Section

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

On February 8th, 2018, the National Science Foundation (NSF) issued Important Notice No. 144 which articulated the Foundation’s policy that it will not tolerate sexual harassment, or any kind of harassment within the agency, at grantee organizations, field sites, or anywhere NSF-funded science and education are conducted.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) is announcing the availability of three draft guidance documents that relate to three burden-reducing provisions in the revised Common Rule that institutions may choose to implement during the delay period (July 19, 2018 through January 20, 2019) for general compliance with the revised Common Rule.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

Preliminary findings from a large clinical trial, the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension (SPRINT MIND) study will be presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago on July 25.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

The availability of water from underground aquifers is vital to the basic needs of more than 1.5 billion people worldwide.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF), in consultation with the Department of Education, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced the appointment of 18 members to a new advisory panel created to encourage U.S. scientific and technological innovations in education, as authorized by the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on July 26, 2018

Teenage drivers are eight times more likely to be involved in a collision or near miss during the first three months after getting a driver’s license, compared to the previous three months on a learner’s permit, suggests a study led by the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH