Management of a research administration organization is not for everyone, but for those who do aspire to take the helm of such a challenging enterprise the managerial/leadership role can be a rewarding experience. Unfortunately, the best route to this type of role is not always clear, especially if you trying to “move up” in your current organizational structure. This column provides three perspectives on how to successfully navigate this career pathway.Read more.
The Annual Meeting is nearly upon us! This month I will highlight some meeting events that will provide opportunities for learning, mingling, and networking. This is your chance to observe the inner workings of the Society. It's always a popular and fun opportunity to meet other new members as well as Ambassadors, Board Members, Annual Meeting “veterans,” and SRAI staff. Whether you are a first time member or a veteran, the 2015 SRAI Annual Meeting is sure to be unforgettable. See you all in Las Vegas!Read more.
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Jeffrey N. Joyce, Ph.D. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
The Journal of Research Administration (Journal) provides scholarly insights into the best practices of research administration and development of the research enterprise. This issue continues our showcasing of the breadth of our international contributors with contributions from Africa, Australia and Canada. The range of topics is also extensive. Mr. Masango examines in his paper entitled “Combating inhibitors of quality research...Read more.