Membership Forum Many institutions struggle with providing funds for staff professional development opportunities. Our travel budgets have diminished over the years and managers have difficult decisions to make about how to divvy up those limited resources. Of course we all know that professional travel is not “non-essential,” but convincing the powers that be can be very difficult. This month’s column provides suggestions on how to make the most of your institution’s travel dollars.Read more.
The Pulse Social media sites and apps, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, have become part of everyday life, enabling users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. According to the Pew Internet Project’s research, as of September 2014, 74% of online adults use social networking sites. We wanted to know more about the use of social media by research administration offices. 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. This issue reflects the theme of the “inorms” meeting held April 10 – 13, 2014 in Washington, DC at the Washington Hilton. The International Network of Research Management Societies (...Read more.