SRA International’s monthly newsletter is your gateway to what is trending in research administration.  The Catalyst features insights from the top professionals in research management as well as keeping you up-to-date on the unbeatable educational offerings from SRA International.

by SRA International on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Updates Coming to FastLane on January 30 to Support PAPPG (NSF 17-1) Policy Changes and New and Enhanced Automated Compliance Checks. Effective January 30, 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement the following changes in FastLane to support the policy updates in the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1) and to run new and enhanced automated compliance checks on proposals.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, NSF

by SRA International on Friday, December 23, 2016

‘Twas the night before Hanukkah and at OSP, We were lighting menorahs and trimming the tree, sIRB policy was all tucked in its bed, In hopes that the deadline extension will alleviate dread. Wondering whether the Common Rule soon will appear, Perhaps we will see it in the coming New Year?... Read more

Tagged with: NIH

by SRA International on Thursday, December 22, 2016

You are invited to "Horizon 2020 Implementing Arrangement" at the Department of State on January 10, 2017. Under Secretary of State for Economics, the Environment and Energy, Catherine Novelli is confirmed to open the event.... Read more

Tagged with: Funding Opportunities, Horizon 2020

by SRA International on Thursday, December 22, 2016

Kick off 2017 right by registering to attend one of our exciting upcoming live webinars!... Read more

Tagged with: Professional Development, Webinars

by SRA International on Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Society of Research Administrators International is currently looking for informed subject experts to speak in Vancouver, Canada for the 50th SRA International Annual Meeting! New and previous speakers are welcomed!... Read more

Tagged with: 2017 Annual Meeting

by on Monday, December 19, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy requires that peer-reviewed publications originating from NIH-funded research be made publicly available. My NCBI is a personal web site that allows investigators to manage their bibliographies and verify that publications are compliant with the policy. It also provides a tool to build biographical sketches in the NIH format as well as other formats. My NCBI can be linked to the NIH eRA Commons site to facilitate transfer...... Read more

Tagged with: NIH, Public Access Policy

by Tonya Edvalson on Friday, December 16, 2016

Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii’s way of saying, "Merry Christmas!" From the Presidents of the Western and Northeast Sections, we wish you Happy Holidays and best wishes for 2017. We are definitely hard at work on our list as we prepare for Hawaii and checking it twice.... Read more

Tagged with: Northeast Section, Professional Development, Western Section

by SRA International on Thursday, December 15, 2016

The 2017 Winter Intensive Training Programs provide an opportunity for mid-level research managers and administrators to concentrate on a specific area that supports their professional growth. The programs will take place at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, February 16-17, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.... Read more

Tagged with: Professional Development

by SRA International on Thursday, December 15, 2016

Federal grant proposals are public information, so why do scientists get cranky when you seek a copy?... Read more

Tagged with: Pre-award

by SRA International on Tuesday, December 13, 2016

NIH is making Good Clinical Practice for Social and Behavioral Research E-learning courses tailored for behavioral clinical trialists.... Read more

Tagged with: NIH, Professional Development