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.

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by Sarah Lampson on Monday, January 20, 2014

Research administrators have many customers – their teams, other administrators, government officials, sponsors, donors, students and anyone else who happens through the door. Even those naturally inclined towards providing excellent service, certain customers demand more – more time, more help and more patience – and those are not always our most grateful clients. If you have a need for renewed energy and resilience, take a moment to focus on the benefits your service provides to you:... Read more

Tagged with: Learn Succeed Lead, Professional Development

by Michael "Spanky" McCallister on Monday, January 20, 2014

I kind of stuck my toe back into the pre-award business as a volunteer this last week. I needed something for my head to do and the opportunities popped up. It’s funny how being back at the meeting table after a break is so comfortable and at the same a mirror of daily life.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership