Catalyst: SRA Insights

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

Tagged with: Membership

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

by carson.harrod@bswhealth.org on November 21, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy requires that peer-reviewed publications originating from NIH-funded research be made publicly available on PubMed Central. Potentially confusing identification numbers are used at different times to cite manuscripts and track compliance. This article explains the different identification numbers that an article can have during the process of submission to PubMed Central and when to use each number.... Read more

Tagged with: NIH, Public Access Policy

by Silke Blohm on October 25, 2016

For years research has seen a large increase in international collaboration measured by international co-authorship, citation rates and joint patent applications. A whole sector has worked on establishing worldwide standards of best practice and mechanisms to exchange data, materials, results and not at last bright students, post-docs and academics all facilitated by us research managers around the planet.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Funding Opportunities, Partner Societies

by Carson Harrod on October 25, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy (see http://publicaccess.nih.gov ) requires that peer-reviewed publications originating from NIH-funded research be made publicly available. The first article of this series introduced the NIH Public Access Policy. This article will explain the different methods of submitting manuscripts to PubMed Central (PMC), the NIH-designated public repository for journal articles.... Read more

Tagged with: NIH, Public Access Policy

by Carson Harrod on September 26, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public Access Policy requires that peer-reviewed publications from investigators who are funded by NIH grants be made publicly available within one year after publication. The NIH has developed mechanisms and provided tools to investigators to verify compliance with the policy. This is the first in a series of articles that will describe the policy and how investigators can maintain compliance.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, NIH, Public Access Policy

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