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 William F. Hoffman, Jr. on Thursday, March 30, 2017

As we begin to thaw out from the many snowstorms and ice storms that have ravaged our Section recently, I want everyone to think for a moment of pristine sandy beaches, warm ocean breezes, a luau and wonderful ocean views.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Northeast Section

by Devin Kreuger on Thursday, March 30, 2017

‘Bonjour!’ from the Great White North, eh! This year the Canadian Section is saying a heartfelt goodbye to our long-standing Secretary/Treasurer, Joanne Lauzon, as she is gearing up to retire from her position of Assistant Director, Research Collaborations from the University of Ottawa.... Read more

Tagged with: Canadian Section, Membership

by Debra Shaller-Demers on Thursday, March 30, 2017

SRA International members rock! As research management and administration professionals, they never stop improving, learning, achieving, or earning new heights of success. We love sharing good news and offering a well-deserved slap on the back for recent personal and/or professional achievement. In keeping with that sentiment, please join with us as we wish Scott Niles congratulations on his new job at Morehead State University.... Read more

Tagged with: Kudos Korner, Membership

by SRA International on Thursday, March 30, 2017

Arlington, Virginia, March 16, 2017 -- The Society of Research Administrators International (SRA International) today announced that Elliott Kulakowski will step down from his role as CEO of SRA International effective March 31, 2017.... Read more

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by Jill Fraser on Thursday, March 30, 2017

This past February, I participated in one of the Intensive Training Programs offered during the SRA International Winter session.... Read more

Tagged with: Professional Development

by Ed Black on Thursday, March 30, 2017

Fellow SRA members, The membership committee is interested in bringing those who have let their memberships lapse back into SRA.... Read more

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by on Thursday, March 30, 2017

The North Carolina Chapter celebrated its 20th anniversary during its annual meeting on March 17, 2017, at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, North Carolina Chapter

by SRA International on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A majority of academic medical centers (AMCs) have now adopted conflict of interest policies (COI) to address relationships with pharmaceutical and device industries that can increase the risk of bias in patient care, education and research... Read more

by SRA International on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

UK scientists who had vigorously protested against a planned shake-up of the way their country’s research is funded say they’re largely reassured after the government announced amendments to the plans.... Read more

by SRA International on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Since 1990, Congress has legislatively mandated a limitation on direct salary for individuals under NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards (referred to here as a grant). The mandate appears in the annual appropriation act that provides authority for NIH to incur obligations for a given Fiscal Year (FY).... Read more

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