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Foreign Influences and Its Impact on Research Integrity – A Four-Part Series | Part 2: Federal Agencies’ Policies on Foreign Influences

Foreign Influences and Its Impact on Research Integrity – A Four-Part Series | Part 2: Federal Agencies’ Policies on Foreign Influences In this four-part series, we will discuss Part 1: What is Foreign Influence ; Part 2: Federal Agencies’ Policies on Foreign Influences; Part 3: How...


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Single Audit Problems for Cash Management Caused by the Compliance Supplement

Single Audit Problems for Cash Management Caused by the Compliance Supplement When performing a Single Audit, auditors rely on the guidance in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Compliance Supplement, which is incorporated by reference into 2 CFR Part 200 of the Uniform Guidance as...


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Beyond Boundaries: Developing Grant Writing Skills across Higher Education Institutions

Beyond Boundaries: Developing Grant Writing Skills across Higher Education Institutions In a series of articles, we will present the newest in research administration from the Journal of Research Administration, with submissions provided through the JRA Author Fellowship Program. Read the...


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Background Noise | Working from Home, or Living at Work?

Background Noise | Working from Home, or Living at Work? Background Noise is a column devoted to conceptual ideas of interest to the research administration community. This month, we want to share with the larger community our thoughts on what both synthesis and work-life balance look like in...


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Foreign Influence and its Impact on Research Integrity – A Four-Part Series | Part 1: What is Foreign Influence?

Foreign Influence and its Impact on Research Integrity – A Four-Part Series | Part 1: What is Foreign Influence? In this four-part series, we will discuss Part 1: What is Foreign Influence; Part 2: Federal Agencies Polices on Foreign Influences; Part 3: How to Conduct an Investigation; and ...


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Post Award Office New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Doing More, Better, and With Less

Post Award Office New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Doing More, Better, and With Less This article will explore how post-award administrators can help their teams and institutions be most resilient in 2021 as the impact of Covid-19 has forced the need to do more with less, all while also trying...


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Getting (a) Shot for Science

Getting (a) Shot for Science About ten years ago, I decided I could be a more effective research administrator if I experienced another side of the clinical trial process. I had been negotiating contracts and budgets, paying subjects for their travel, and approving incentive payments for a...


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The Results are In: COVID Remote Work Survey Wrap-Up

The Results are In: COVID Remote Work Survey Wrap-Up In late summer this year, we conducted a national survey of research administrators on how they were working through the COVID-19 crisis and the new normal working conditions. Data was anonymously collected over two months. You may have read...


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Adjusting to a New Normal in Research Administration: We’d Love to Hear from You

Adjusting to a New Normal in Research Administration: We’d Love to Hear from You In the first quarter of 2020, a little crown-shaped virus decided to travel all over the world, upending social and work norms on a scale that very few people have ever seen in our lifetime, resulting in a...


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Science’s 75 Year Pursuit of the Endless Frontier

Science’s 75 Year Pursuit of the Endless Frontier More than 95% of SRAI’s readers grew up in a world that has only known robust, continuous, vibrant funding mechanisms provided by the Federal Government to our scientists and institutions. Seventy-five years ago, research funding was limited,...