Catalyst: Insights

by baron.wolf@uky.edu on March 7, 2019

When we make decisions throughout our day, whether personal at home or strategic in the workplace, we use data and information to assist us. This does not always mean we refer to complex charts, tables, or use regression analysis to see trends.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, News in the Field, Professional Development

by Gloria W. Greene on March 7, 2019

Too often as research administrators, pre- and post-award, we are asked to go above and beyond, to do a little bit more with the same number of work hours. Then you receive emails from SRAI asking for nominations for key officer positions within a chapter, section and even as a member of the board. Before you toss that message, STOP!... Read more

Tagged with: Education, Insights, Networking, Professional Development

by s.r.kerridge@kent.ac.uk on March 7, 2019

Cohort 3 of the Journal of Research Administration (JRA) Author Fellowship Program (AFP) has now begun. The fellowships run for six months from mid-January to mid-July, and each fellow is paired with an experienced peer advisor in order to help increase their confidence and capacity to author a peer-reviewed article in the field of research management and administration.... Read more

Tagged with: Education, Insights, Leadership, Membership

by SRA International on March 6, 2019

With support from the NSF, scientists at Dartmouth College are developing ways to encode and transmit all data faster and more securely with the visible light spectrum.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on March 6, 2019

Assessing the patterns of energy use and neuronal activity simultaneously in the human brain improves our understanding of how alcohol affects the brain, according to new research by scientists at the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on March 6, 2019

New HIV infections declined by 30 percent in southern African communities where health workers conducted house-to-house voluntary HIV testing, referred people who tested positive to begin HIV treatment according to local guidelines, and offered other proven HIV prevention measures to those who tested negative.... Read more

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by SRA International on March 6, 2019

Racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity - life-threatening maternal complications associated with childbirth - have persisted and increased at high rates among U.S. women, according to an analysis of nearly 20 years of California hospital records funded by the National Institutes of Health.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, News in the Field, NIH

by seema.dhindaw@nyumc.org on February 7, 2019

“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” Martin Luther King Jr.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, Leadership, Research Administration

by Sarah Marina on February 7, 2019

For this issue of the Pulse, we wanted to learn more about how institutions are using their electronic research administration systems, whether the use of the systems is mandatory, and who conducts training on their use.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Insights, The Pulse

by rebecca.rinehart@uni.edu on February 6, 2019

Zadie Smith’s novel On Beauty, published in 2005, is a sharply drawn portrait of ideological conflict on campus. Although concerned with politics – departmental, institutional, and national – its stories are deeply personal and idiosyncratic.... Read more

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