The International Section is growing. This year's annual meeting will see more than 120 international delegates attending and of those nearly 50 are newcomers to whom I especially would like to extend a warm welcome. The annual meeting is always a good place to build and extend your international network. We like the idea of engaging our members and that our network is active between the annual meetings. Read more.
It can sometimes feel as if the tension between supporting research and ensuring compliance is an unending struggle. We surveyed research administrators in order to find the current “pulse” of how they view this balance. How do institutions and their research administrators balance support of research with the enforcement of compliance? Knowing that these tasks can sometimes be seen as in opposition to one another, we presented research administrators on the RESADM-L and subscribers of the weekly email briefs of the Report on Research Compliance with five questions to gain insight into their views on the subject. 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 a scholarly forum for information and critical analysis of research administration topics to help our members meet their challenges in developing the research enterprise while assuring compliance with a myriad of agencies. In the April-May 2014 issue of The SRA Catalyst, Pamela Miller in “View from the Top” presented the summary of the peer interactions and discussions from the 2013 SRA Senior...Read more.