Catalyst by Month: October 2018

by Katie Watkins on October 25, 2018

We are looking forward to seeing you all at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL, October 27-31, 2018, which is just a few days away!... Read more

Tagged with: Insights

by seema.dhindaw@nyumc.org on October 25, 2018

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and has been observed since its inception in 2004.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights

by gmwalters@jhmi.edu on October 25, 2018

This October will mark the end of my three-year term on the SRAI Board of Directors as a Member-at-Large.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Membership

by Debra Schaller-Demers on October 25, 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 Matthew.Parsloe@oup.com on October 25, 2018

Looking for innovative ways to enhance the research skills and employability of your students?... Read more

Tagged with: Insights

by rebecca.rinehart@uni.edu on October 25, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, here is a book about a place that will send chills down your spine.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership

by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on October 25, 2018

Whether, and how, to combine central pre- and post-award offices has recently become a hot topic in the research administration field.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, The Pulse

by jason.claes@uc.edu on October 25, 2018

The Bayh-Dole Act (Patent and Trademark Law Amendments Act of 1980) changed the way government-funded patents are handled.... Read more

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by SRA International on October 25, 2018

A variety of organizations conduct research including universities, academic medical centers, community hospitals, federal and state facilities, and for-profit and nonprofit institutions. In some institutions, research is the primary mission, while in others, it is only a part of the overall organizational goal.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by SRA International on October 25, 2018

Expectations of excellence and productivity in academic medical centers can be challenging for new research faculty as they struggle to make sense of their new environment.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Professional Development, Research Administration

by SRA International on October 25, 2018

SRAI has partnered with our Austral-Asian sister society ARMS on a new collaboration. Both societies will be hosting a joint meeting in 2019 designed for middle to senior level research management professionals.... Read more

Tagged with: Networking, Partner Societies, Professional Development

by Robin Vaden on October 25, 2018

By the time you are reading this, you are in full preparation for the 2018 SRAI Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.... Read more

Tagged with: Networking, Southern Section, Western Section

by morinci@jhmi.edu on October 25, 2018

It’s not too early to start making your plans to join us for Research Management Architecture and All That Jazz at the Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile in beautiful downtown Chicago, April 28-May 1, 2019.... Read more

Tagged with: Midwest Section, Networking, Northeast Section

by SRA International on October 25, 2018

Thirteen researchers have been selected for the inaugural class of the National Institutes of Health’s Distinguished Scholars Program (DSP).... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on October 25, 2018

An unhealthy population of microbes in the mouth triggers specialized immune cells that inflame and destroy tissues, leading to the type of bone loss associated with a severe form of gum disease, according to a new study in mice and humans.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on October 25, 2018

An unprecedented, close examination of the electron has opened a window into the mind-bending nature of particles, energy and forces at infinitesimal scales.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF

by SRA International on October 25, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded a pilot to prepare a curriculum and teachers across the U.S. for a nationwide pre-college course on engineering principles and design.... Read more

Tagged with: News in the Field, NSF