Catalyst

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 Thursday, May 19, 2016

NSF published a notice today in the Federal Register announcing the availability of a “For comment” draft of the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG). The Foundation is accepting comments from the external community until cob July 15, 2016.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Funding Opportunities, NSF

by SRA International on Thursday, May 19, 2016

On May 9th, NSF published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of a “For comment” draft of the NSF Large Facilities Manual (LFM). The Foundation is accepting comments from the external community until COB July 8, 2016. We appreciate the research and education community’s interest and look forward to your input.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Funding Opportunities, NSF

by Sandra Nordahl on Saturday, April 30, 2016

Wow! Another year has zoomed by and it’s time to consider running for an SRA International office. This year the position of Secretary and two At-Large Board of Director positions will be voted into office. In addition, there are many officer positions at the Chapter, Section, Division, and International levels. Whether you are nominated by a colleague or self-nominating for a position, SRA International would encourage each and every person to consider volunteering their time.... Read more

Tagged with: Elections, Leadership

by Debra Shaller-Demers on Saturday, April 30, 2016

SRA International members rock! As research management and administration professionals, they never stop improving, learning, achieving, or earning new heights of success. We love sharing good news and offering a well-deserved slap on the back for recent personal and/or professional achievement. In keeping with that sentiment, please join with us as we congratulate Kathy Brownbridge on her upcoming retirement.... Read more

Tagged with: 2016 Annual Meeting, Kudos Korner

by SRA International on Thursday, April 28, 2016

You may have heard rustling in the leaves or whispers in the wind about a new catalyst platform. Maybe you’ve found and tinkered around with the new website module online. Well it’s finally here! Today, we here at SRA International are proud to announce the launch of the new SRA Catalyst Newsletter platform!... Read more

by SRA International on Thursday, April 28, 2016

This is the first in a series of monthly insights from your co-Chairs on the behind-the-scenes planning for the SRAI Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas in October 2016. There are three conference co-Chairs - Ed Black, Andrea Deaton and myself, Kathy Brownridge from the UK. We were all very excited to be invited to play such a major role in pulling together the conference on your behalf.... Read more

Tagged with: 2016 Annual Meeting, Leadership

by SRA International on Tuesday, April 26, 2016

“WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2016) — The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $44.4 million in funding for 21 new patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) studies.... Read more

Tagged with: Funding Opportunities, PCORI

by SRA International on Monday, April 25, 2016

We're happy to announce the first winner of the SRA International Strategic Plan Survey drawing!... Read more

Tagged with: Surveys

by Angela Yost on Monday, April 25, 2016

Introducing the SRA Catalyst Crossword Puzzle! Check your research chops and rediscover your diction and definitions! Take this trial of terminology and look for the answers for this month's puzzle in the next SRA Catalyst!... Read more

by Catherine J. Clevinger on Friday, April 22, 2016

Reminder: Pre-Registration is still available through April 28. To register, find out contact information for recommended hotels, review the program agenda, and other details go to: SRA Portland Meeting Website. We sincerely hope you can join us and take this opportunity to get involved in SRA International!... Read more

Tagged with: Midwest Section, Western Section

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