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, February 16, 2017

The 2017 Spring Intensive Training Programs at the Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square, April 19-21, 2017. The program provides an opportunity for mid-level research managers and administrators to concentrate on a specific area that supports their professional growth. Don’t miss this outstanding learning opportunity: 2 days and 3 intensive trainings to choose from.... Read more

Tagged with: Grants, Leadership, Post-award

by Lisa Walker on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

North Carolina Chapter Meeting, March 17, 2017, at Wake Forest University. Register Now.... Read more

Tagged with: North Carolina Chapter, Professional Development, Southern Section

by SRA International on Friday, February 10, 2017

Registration to attend the SRA International Winter Board Meeting via conference call or onsite (at own expense) is now open. You must be a Full Member of SRA International to attend.... Read more

by Catherine Church on Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Virginia Chapter of SRA International is currently seeking presenters to speak at the 2017 Virginia Chapter Annual Meeting in Newport News, VA.... Read more

Tagged with: Professional Development, Virginia Chapter

by SRA International on Friday, February 3, 2017

Ethical review boards must focus on clinical promise as well as safety to hold the first tests of drugs in humans to a higher standard, say Jonathan Kimmelman and Carole Federico.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Human Subjects

by SRA International on Thursday, February 2, 2017

Work in government was something Jacquelyn Gill, an assistant professor of paleoecology and plant biology at the University of Maine at Orono, thought would happen later in her career — after she got tenure and built a large body of research.... Read more

by on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Delaware Valley Chapter members - Look for email announcements for our monthly conference call for the 3rd Monday of the month.... Read more

Tagged with: Delaware Valley Chapter, Northeast Section

by SRA International on Friday, January 27, 2017

SRA International celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. 50 years that SRA International has been forward-thinking and shaping the future of research administration. In celebration of this special milestone, a 50th Anniversary website has been developed dedicated to celebrating SRA International's rich past... Read more

Tagged with: 50th Anniversary, Membership

by SRA International on Friday, January 27, 2017

NEI scientists find that stem cell exosomes promote survival of retinal ganglion cells in rats. A new study in rats shows that stem cell secretions, called exosomes, appear to protect cells in the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye.... Read more

Tagged with: NIH

by SRA International on Thursday, January 26, 2017

Premature death rates have declined in the United States among Hispanics, blacks, and Asian/Pacific Islanders (APIs) — in line with trends in Canada and the United Kingdom — but increased among whites and American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs), according to a comprehensive study of premature death rates for the entire U.S. population from 1999 to 2014.... Read more

Tagged with: NIH