Catalyst: SRA Insights

by Catherine Spooner on April 28, 2017

A range of collaborative models is increasingly used in the research field because of the benefits collaboration can provide (Bozeman & Boardman, 2003; Jones, Wuchty, & Uzzi, 2008; van Rijnsoever & Hessels, 2011; Wuchty, Jones, & Uzzi, 2007).... Read more

Tagged with: Membership

by SRA International on April 28, 2017

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at SRA International’s Annual Meeting in San Antonio, three talented individuals took the stage to present their Symposium Papers. Symposium Papers are written to advance and enrich the body of knowledge of research administration and management as an art and science.... Read more

Tagged with: 2016 Annual Meeting, Membership

by SRA International on April 28, 2017

Technology transfer/commercialization offices routinely support the development of commercialization strategies for grant applications such as those funded by the NSERC “Idea To Innovation” (I2I) competition in Canada.... Read more

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by captabbott@hotmail.com on April 28, 2017

Modern university research projects, even though they are still primarily leadership driven by individual Principal Investigator (PI)/Program Director (PD)-equivalent faculty members, must today utilize and rely on a series of institutional infrastructure systems for their facilities, instrumentation, travel, contracting, labor, and administrative needs to function effectively.... Read more

Tagged with: Research Administration

by SRA International on April 11, 2017

The March for Science will take place in Washington, D.C. – with similar events around the world – on Saturday, April 22. This event is designed to emphasize the importance of scientific advancement and its benefits to society.... Read more

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by seema.dhindaw@nyumc.org on March 30, 2017

Have comments on any of the selections below? Did you read a good book or article that your fellow SRA International members can benefit from? Please submit a short description, summary, highlight or quote from the book or article along with your name, email, title and affiliation with the subject line Good Reads to Seema Dhindaw at catalyst@srainternational.org .... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Membership

by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on February 28, 2017

This month we wanted to learn more about the management and administration of financial conflict of interest (FCOI) at our colleagues’ institutions. We will continue to periodically check the “pulse” of research administration community on various topics. Look for the future columns in the SRA Catalyst throughout 2017.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, The Pulse

by SRA International on February 28, 2017

The National Alliance for Broader Impacts and the ResearchImpact network are collaborating to create learning opportunities that will help to maximize the impacts of research on both sides of the US-Canadian border.... Read more

Tagged with: NSF, Research Administration

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 Zoya Davis-Hamilton on 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

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