Symposium

The Society has a tradition of publishing contributed papers and posters designed to advance and enrich the body of knowledge of research administration and management as an art and science during its annual meeting. Nomination forms are emailed to SRA International members at the beginning of each year. 


Congratulations to the 2016 SRA International Symposium Winners! 

Accepted papers competed for the 2016 Best Paper of the Year Award and accepted posters competed for the 2016 Best Poster of the Year Award in the International and North American categories as well as the People's Choice Award at the 2016 SRA International Annual Meeting in San Antonio. The winners have been invited to the 2017 SRA International Annual Meeting in Vancouver where they will be recognized during the awards ceremony. 


2016 Best Paper of the Year Award 

Creating a Sustainable Research Environment through Capacity Building Initiatives
Elizabeth Batchilly, Theme Project Manager, Medical Research Council Unit, The Gambia, Gambia


2016 Best Poster of the Year Award - International 

The Research Administration Profession in Small Island States and Small Jurisdictions
Christian Bonnici, Deputy Director – Externally Funded Projects, University of Malta, Malta
Vincent Cassar, Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, University of Malta, Malta


2016 Best Poster of the Year Award - North America 

Markey Cancer Center Research Communications Office: A Centralized Research Administration Infrastructure Enhancing Faculty Productivity
Nathan Vanderford, PhD, MBA, Assistant Professor, Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Assistant Director for Research, Markey Cancer Center, Assistant Dean For Academic Development, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, USA
Jennifer Rogers, MBA, Manager, Research Communications Office, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, USA


2016 People's Choice Award for Best Poster

Internal Review of Grant Applications for New and Early Stage Investigators
Heather Thomas, MBA, Program Administrator, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Cherie Marvel, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Norman Haughey, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Joshua Ewen, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Tom Lloyd, MD, PhDAssociate Professor, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Greg Bergey, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, USA


Past Winners:  

2015 Best Paper and Poster
2014 Best Paper and Poster
2013 Best Paper and Poster
2012 Best Paper and Poster
2011 Best Paper and Poster
2010 Best Paper and Poster
2009 Best Paper and Poster