Catalyst: Insights

by eroberts@srainternational.org on January 11, 2019

A government shutdown is upon us (today ties it with the longest shutdown in U.S. history), with the potential to negatively impact our business operations and the day to day lives of our research faculty and their quest for knowledge and understanding.... Read more

Tagged with: Finding Funding, Funding Opportunities, Grants, Insights, News in the Field

by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on January 11, 2019

The research administration operation should strengthen teamwork by leveraging the 5 C’s: commitment, communication, coordination, cooperation, and collaboration.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

by koberly@umich.edu on January 10, 2019

Literature suggests an inherent divide between professional staff and academic researchers. Research administration uniquely exists in both worlds, supporting the research enterprise and technical science through an administrative lens.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Professional Development

by Amy.Cuhel-Schuckers@fandm.edu on January 9, 2019

The goal of the JRA Author Fellowship Program is to increase the confidence, capacity, and willingness of research administrators to serve the field and share their expertise as peer-reviewed journal authors. Each prospective author (Fellow) is paired with a published Peer Advisor for a six-month fellowship.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership, Professional Development

by SRA International on January 9, 2019

A guided reading exercise could serve as a valuable early step in a Research Development (RD) professional’s career development, especially for those many years post-graduate school or without prior experience publishing academic articles.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Leadership, Professional Development

by SRA International on January 9, 2019

The ICMJE up-dated the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Insights, News in the Field

by SRA International on January 8, 2019

Obesity - which affects about 4 in 10 U.S. adults - increases the risk for lots of human health problems: diabetes, heart disease, certain cancers, and even anxiety and depression. It’s also been associated with increased accumulation of senescent cells, which are older cells that resist death even as they lose the ability to grow and divide.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, News in the Field, NIH

by Katie Watkins on November 29, 2018

Please help us welcome the newest members of the Catalyst Committee!... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Membership

by SRA International on November 29, 2018

The University of Kentucky—a public, land grant university with around 30,000 students and 2,000 faculty—receives over $300 million per year in extramural research funding.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Research Administration

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