Catalyst by Month: August 2016

by SRA International on August 28, 2016

This workshop walks administrators through the entire life-cycle including PCORI’s legislation, current funding opportunities, application process and how to navigate the PCORI online system, how to include patients and stakeholders as part of the research team, allowable and unallowable costs, post-award requirements, and award closeout. With over $1.25 billion to fund in the next three years, this session helps administrators submit and manage responsive applications.... Read more

Tagged with: 2016 Annual Meeting, PCORI

by Angela Yost on August 26, 2016

Perhaps not surprisingly, advances in human research, much like any other aspect of science, has really boomed over the last decade. With more research involving human subjects comes more responsibility and more public scrutiny. Research using human subjects raises two major questions: (1) Is it necessary to perform the experiment using human subjects to answer the question(s) at hand?, and (2) Is the research important enough to validate the need for human research?... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Human Subjects

by Jason Guilbeault on August 25, 2016

2016 Compliance Supplement Released - Repost from Research Administration List on behalf of Jason Guilbeault... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Uniform Guidance

by Elliott Kulakowski on August 21, 2016

At the 2016 Annual ARMA meeting, that was held earlier this month in Birmingham, England, the 9-month Vice Presidents (Directors) for Research International Leadership Program co-sponsored by SRA International, ARMA and the Leadership Foundation of Higher Education concluded. This program began at the SRA International Annual Meeting in Las Vegas and concluded at the ARMA annual meeting.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Partner Societies

by SRA International on August 20, 2016

The National Science Foundation is beginning the process of updating its Strategic Plan. As part of that process, the Foundation invites feedback on the Vision, Core Values, Strategic Goals and Strategic Objectives described in the current NSF Strategic Plan... Read more

Tagged with: NSF