Catalyst by Month: December 2016

by SRA International on 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 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 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 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 carson.harrod@bswhealth.org on 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 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 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 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 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

by SRA International on December 13, 2016

Important Notice No. 138: Revision of the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) Eligibility Threshold. NSF has established the Total Project Cost (TPC) eligibility threshold for potential inclusion in the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) account at $70M.... Read more

Tagged with: Funding Opportunities, NSF

by tabatha.lemke@sanfordhealth.org on December 13, 2016

Sign up by March 30, 2017 and receive a 17% Discount on the May 7-10th section meeting in Nashville! Plus, this year we have a NEW opportunity for members with a section competition and many other awards. Stay tuned for further information.... Read more

Tagged with: Midwest Section, Southern Section

by Catherine Church on December 12, 2016

The 22nd Annual Meeting for the Virginia Chapter of the Society of Research Administrators, International, will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017. We are excited to be returning to the lovely campus of Christopher Newport University in Newport News for this year’s chapter meeting.... Read more

Tagged with: Virginia Chapter

by William F. Hoffman, Jr. on December 12, 2016

The Northeast Section will begin the election process for new officers (President-elect and Treasurer) beginning in early 2017. Please consider running for an office….for Section needs you!!... Read more

Tagged with: Elections, Northeast Section

by SRA International on December 9, 2016

NSF Announcement: A revised set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Proposal Preparation and Award Administration has been issued.... Read more

Tagged with: NSF, Post-award, Pre-award

by SRA International on December 6, 2016

The Midwest Section of SRA International needs your leadership. We are seeking candidates for the positions of President-Elect and Secretary. Candidates must be full members of SRA International and in good standing within the states of: MN, WI, IA, IL, MI, IN, OH, ND, SD, NE, KS, and MO.... Read more

Tagged with: Elections, Midwest Section

by SRA International on December 2, 2016

Republicans in Congress have vowed to roll back a controversial new rule expanding the number of workers eligible for overtime pay when President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January 2017. And a federal judge has already blocked implementation of the rule, which covers postdoctoral researchers and was supposed to take effect on 1 December.... Read more

Tagged with: NIH