Catalyst

 


SRAI Catalyst

SRAI’s monthly electronic newsletter, Catalyst, features insights from top professionals in research management and administration, informs readers of SRAI’s extensive conference and educational offerings, recognizes members for their achievements and provides a space to network and learn more about the structure, functions and people of SRAI.

How to write for the Catalyst: Not sure what to write about and how to format your submission? Read more information here and submit your articles here. If you have any questions, please send them here: catalyst@srainternational.org .


 

by nprieur@umich.edu on Thursday, March 7, 2019

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: Allegheny Chapter, Chesapeake Chapter, Delaware Valley Chapter, Education, Michigan Chapter, Midwest Section, Networking, Northeast Section, Ohio Chapter, Professional Development, Programs, Research Administration

by SRA International on Wednesday, 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 Wednesday, 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 Wednesday, 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

Tagged with: Insights, News in the Field, NIH

by SRA International on Wednesday, 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 Rene.Hearns@va.gov on Thursday, February 7, 2019

I advanced my career from a bookkeeper for a department to two directorships of research, consulting, and now in the sunset of my career into the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. I learned about teamwork and leadership. I learned how to present.... Read more

Tagged with: Allegheny Chapter, Membership, Michigan Chapter, Midwest Section, Networking, Ohio Chapter, Volunteer

by seema.dhindaw@nyumc.org on Thursday, 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 Thursday, 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 Wednesday, 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

Tagged with: Insights

by nakuffo@noguchi.ug.edu.gh on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

First-hand experience from the first awardee of the RAMP scholarship Nana Oye Akuffo and the representative of the US institution that welcomed Nana in the US. The RAMP scholarships support opportunities for knowledge exchange through cross-border and cross-sector mobility of research administrators, to better prepare SRAI members for current and future societal challenges.... Read more

Tagged with: Insights, International Section, Membership, Networking, Volunteer

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