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Note from the Editor | Stay Healthy, Happy and Uniquely Yourself #InThisTogetherRA

Note from the Editor | Stay Healthy, Happy and Uniquely Yourself #InThisTogetherRA Dear Readers, This month’s issue of the Catalyst features a very special article by Cary E. Thomas that pays tribute to the beginnings of research administration. Our current research funding avenues, the...


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Perspectives from a Change Manager

Perspectives from a Change Manager Months ago when we thought the worst thing we could be dealt was yet another government shutdown, I agreed to write an article for the Catalyst. I don’t recall what was going on in my work life on that particular day, but I flippantly chose the topic of ...


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Kudos Korner | Tonya Edvalson

Kudos Korner | Tonya Edvalson SRA International is a professional networking community of learners. One way to gain knowledge and expertise is to share our stories of successful achievements with our peers and colleagues. Often research managers/administrators are cast in the role of promoting...


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Grab a Coffee Talk

Grab a Coffee Talk Mocha latte, extra foam, two pumps of syrup, espresso shot, fat-free whipped cream, coffee, please. Are you missing your favorite afternoon coffee shop? Need a break to re-energize yourself? We can help to fill your cup to the brim! Join us on your afternoon break for a...


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2020 SRAI Summer Board Meeting

2020 SRAI Summer Board Meeting Registration to attend the SRAI Summer Board Meeting virtual meeting via conference call is now open. You must be a Full Member of SRA International to attend. Deadline to Register: July 13 Date and Time : Friday, July 17 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm ET &...


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WFH or not WFH | Monthly Poll

WFH or not WFH | Monthly Poll Last month we asked you what you missed most about your office and here’s a look at the results: The write-in responses highlighted the value of interacting with our co-workers; whiteboards; scanners; the privacy provided by cubicle walls and office doors;...


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View from the Top | A Good Read

View from the Top | A Good Read Like many of you I have been working from home. With all this “extra time” on my hands, I have been able to do a little more reading. I often try to read something on the best seller list. It dawned on me that if SRAI was a book, it would be an award winner. ...


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The Secret Life of a Research Administrator | Paper Pusher by Day…Glass Artist by Night

The Secret Life of a Research Administrator | Paper Pusher by Day…Glass Artist by Night Greetings to all my colleagues and I hope you are all surviving in this age of COVID and working remotely. Personally, I am LOVIN’ working from home—it allows me to more freely alternate between my “RA Self...


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Congrats to Floris Van der Leest: New International Section President

Congrats to Floris Van der Leest: New International Section President My warmest congratulations to Floris Van der Leest who was elected as International Section President, and will formally take over in October, hopefully at the Annual Meeting in Boston, which we are still planning for. You...


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"The Very Best Section Meeting Ever" | 2020 NE/MW Section Meeting in Philly

"The Very Best Section Meeting Ever" | 2020 NE/MW Section Meeting in Philly There were a lot of people on a lot of committees (Planning, Hospitality, Marketing, Program, Boots on the Ground, Newcomers’ Reception, Round Tables, Silent Auction and more) that put in a lot of work getting ready...