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, November 30, 2016

Authorship disputes are not uncommon. Even when there are no actual disputes over who did what on a project, there may be lots of authorship resentments. That’s because a lot of folks — by no mere coincidence, junior scientists more often — end up not getting as much credit as they think they deserve when a paper comes out.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership

by SRA International on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Through our Online Education Webinar program, SRA International provides members with high-quality education and training without leaving your home or office. SRA International offers a broad range of programming presented by subject matter experts to help keep participants up-to-date on the latest federal changes, management trends, best practices, hot topics and subjects of special interest.... Read more

Tagged with: Webinars

by SRA International on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

SRA International is partnering with AmazonSmile. This is a simple and automatic way for you to support your research management educational organization – Society of Research Administrators International, while making your holiday purchases (and purchases throughout the year). The donations from AmazonSmile will be used to support the SRA International Annual Meeting scholarship and other SRA International initiatives.... Read more

by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

This month we wanted to learn more about research administrators’ sense of belonging to the research administration community, both within and outside of their institution. We also wanted to learn more about what makes up the larger research administration community. We will continue to periodically check the "pulse" of research administration community on various topics. Look for the next column in the SRA Catalyst in 2017.... Read more

Tagged with: Research Administration, The Pulse

by SRA International on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Join us in San Diego for this two-day Research Leadership Intensive to explore theory, skills, strategies and best practices for leading successfully in a research management environment!... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Professional Development

by SRA International on Monday, November 28, 2016

Make it a December to Remember by registering to attend one of our exciting upcoming live webinars!... Read more

Tagged with: Professional Development, Uniform Guidance, Webinars

by SRA International on Sunday, November 27, 2016

The so called FLSA "Overtime Expansion" rule has been delayed by a nationwide preliminary injunction issued by a Federal Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Employers are no longer required to implement the new Overtime Expansion rule on December 1st.... Read more

by on Sunday, November 27, 2016

We live and work in a world of constant and considerable change. Some transitions can feel threatening and overwhelming, other changes can feel like the world has opened up its oysters to surpass our greatest positive dreams. But whether we perceive a change as positive or negative, one thing is true of all changes – each brings opportunity.... Read more

by Tonya Edvalson on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

I have just passed the half-way mark through my role as the President of the Western Section and I must say it has been an experience of a lifetime. I have learned so much about myself through this process. I have learned so much about my colleagues – their roles at their institutions, their challenges at work, their successes, and how much they have to offer everyone around them... Read more

Tagged with: Western Section

by William F. Hoffman, Jr. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

First of all, thank you to everyone who stopped by our Hawaii booth in San Antonio during the international annual meeting. The meeting in San Antonio was fantastic and it was great to see everyone there. We want to thank those members who manned the Hawaii booth over the three and a half days, especially those who helped set-up and tear down the booth.... Read more

Tagged with: Northeast Section, Western Section