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Note from the Editor | Welcome from Your New Editors

Note from the Editor | Welcome from Your New Editors Karen Bone and I are enthusiastically diving into our roles this month as co-editors. Our goal is to build on the momentum Katie and Seema created for the Catalyst as a forum that keeps research administrators current with what’s happening...


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View from the Top | Transparency, Inclusion, and Engagement

View from the Top | Transparency, Inclusion, and Engagement I have been an SRAI member since 2003. My first annual meeting was in Pittsburgh that year, one year and one month after I became a research administrator. I have said it often, but it bears repeating here in print – I truly owe my...


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Summary of the Fall Board of Directors Meetings

Summary of the Fall Board of Directors Meetings Since my last article in July, the Board of Directors has been busy conducting the Society’s business. In a typical year, the Board meets in person before and after the Annual Meeting and the membership convenes at the annual Business Meeting....


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The Secret Life of a Research Administrator | Karen Bone

The Secret Life of a Research Administrator | Karen Bone “The Secret Life of a Research Administrator” column is meant to facilitate more personal connections between SRAI members through the Catalyst newsletter. If you would like to share with the community or know of someone who will, ...


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WFH Tips & Tricks | Rules to Filter Your Emails in Gmail

WFH Tips & Tricks | Rules to Filter Your Emails in Gmail In the current COVID-19 world of Work From Home (WFH), Remotely Working offers tips and trick to make WFH easier. If you have an issue you would like discussed or a favorite trick you’d like to share, let us know and we may feature...


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Kudos Korner | Heather Brown

Kudos Korner | Heather Brown SRA International members rock! As research management and administration professionals, they never stop improving, learning, achieving, or earning new heights of success. We love sharing good news and offering a well-deserved pat on the back for recent personal...


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Productivity: Harnessing the Power of Productivity Through Telework

Productivity: Harnessing the Power of Productivity Through Telework How does one keep productive during a forced work-from-home pandemic? Apparently for research administrators this is not an issue. In fact, based on our recent national survey more than half are doing more work, and are more...


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iSRA 2020 Annual Meeting, A Virtual Success

iSRA 2020 Annual Meeting, A Virtual Success Thank you to everyone for participating in the iSRA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. We’ll see you in New Orleans in 2021! We hope you enjoyed the flexibility of our month long virtual annual meeting and were able to access more of the sessions that...


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The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right | Literature Review

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right | Literature Review This series of articles explores literary works that intersect with our professional interests in research, research administration, and university life. As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, we continue to work under...


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New Approach to Research Evaluation and University World Rankings

New Approach to Research Evaluation and University World Rankings Initial findings from the research evaluation working group of the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) suggest that changes may need to be made, or at the very least that the ranking organizations...