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RA Career Paths | Carolyn Mazzella

RA Career Paths | Carolyn Mazzella Many who find themselves in a career in research administration didn’t start out in this field. This series will focus on the unique, and often winding, paths that led to a career in research administration. Do you have an interesting story about how you got...


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Interview Etiquette During COVID

Interview Etiquette During COVID Virtual Interviews during COVID has presented a new set of unique challenges for both job seekers and employers. Two SRAI members share their thoughts from both perspectives during this unique year. From the standpoint of the Interviewer: For better or...


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RA Career Paths | RAAAP-3 Survey to Focus on Career Paths

RA Career Paths | RAAAP-3 Survey to Focus on Career Paths Many who find themselves in a career in research administration didn’t start out in this field. This series will focus on the unique, and often winding, paths that led to a career in research administration. Do you have an interesting...


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Grant Accounting: What’s Wrong with a Checklist?

Grant Accounting: What’s Wrong with a Checklist? A checklist or a list of basic questions can be a great tool for effective grant accounting and project management. A previous article in the Catalyst ( Alcaine & Calvo, 2021 ) explored the idea that grant accounting is two sides of the...


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Pushing a Cart Up the Hill: Continuing Education in Research Administration

Pushing a Cart Up the Hill: Continuing Education in Research Administration How does one decide to enter this field, and further how does one determine whether advanced education, professional certification, and/or a terminal degree is required? Stephanie Blackmore pondered these same...


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Caught in Transition | First Day Back in the Campus Office by Karen Bone

Caught in Transition | First Day Back in the Campus Office by Karen Bone Many of us are “caught in transition”, whether it be moving from WFH to the office or hybrid or keeping the same schedule with others around you changing. We can’t reverse the clock – the lockdown, the pandemic, it all...


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Grant Accounting: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Grant Accounting: Two Sides of the Same Coin There is a tendency in research administration to compartmentalize functions and tasks into neat little silos or boxes. As it relates to research administration and the grant life cycle it’s not unusual to hear people ask each other “ what are you ?...


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One Model of Hybrid Work

One Model of Hybrid Work While the pandemic has offered disruption, it has also offered new possibilities in rethinking work structures and organizational opportunities. UCLA is piloting one model that others could follow for a hybrid workforce. With the opening of economies and...


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RA Career Paths | Tania Johnson

RA Career Paths | Tania Johnson Many who find themselves in a career in research administration didn’t start out in this field. This series will focus on the unique, and often winding, paths that led to a career in research administration. Do you have an interesting story about how you go...


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Taking On the National Institutes of Health

Taking On the National Institutes of Health The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the largest funder of biomedical research in the world. The sheer volume and breadth of research, programs, forms, and associated policies covered by the agency is staggering, overwhelming many a research...