Catalyst by Month: July 2016

by Angela Yost on July 21, 2016

Need help interpreting the Uniform Guidance? Look to the Research Terms and Conditions overlay being developed under the guidance of Jean Feldman, Head, Policy Office, Division of Institution and Award Support, NSF and Michelle Bulls, Director, NIH Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA).... Read more

Tagged with: NIH, NSF, Stump the Champs, Uniform Guidance

by SRA International on July 20, 2016

With temperatures approaching 80 degrees, you can be certain of a warm welcome at this year’s SRAI Annual Conference, deep in the heart of Texas. Even more exciting are the number of hot topics on offer from an array of experienced presenters, making this one of best programs to date! Learn more by visiting the monthly update column from our conference co-Chairs.... Read more

Tagged with: 2016 Annual Meeting

by SRA International on July 19, 2016

International participants of the 2016 SRAI Annual Meeting are invited to join the pre-conference guided study tour for this unique experience to visit and establish knowledge of the US Research Funding Systems. The theme of the study tour is International Collaboration, Innovation and Research Impact. The aim is an exchange of best practices between visitors and hosts for developing an international network.... Read more

Tagged with: 2016 Annual Meeting, Leadership, Professional Development

by SRA International on July 18, 2016

Research data curation has become an important concept in research institutions, and the idea that data is handled as an institutional asset is a relatively new concept. In order to get data to function effectively as an institution’s asset, proper management – or curation – of it is vital.... Read more

Tagged with: International Section

by SRA International on July 17, 2016

The 2016 SRAI Senior Executive Institute topic is Strategic Research Management in a Changing Environment. This two-day program will provide participants with the opportunity to develop an institution’s research strategy and the knock-on effect on other strategies (HR, infrastructure etc.) and develop an implementation plan for the growth of its research. The approach is hands-on where hard choices will have to be made.... Read more

Tagged with: 2016 Annual Meeting, Leadership

by SRA International on July 16, 2016

SRAI Summer Board Meeting conference call information.... Read more

by SRA International on July 15, 2016

As the sweltering summer begins, the Northeast & Western Sections’ plans are well-underway for our Joint Section Meeting, which will be held April 2-5, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The theme for our meeting is SRA in Hawaii-50th Year in the 50th State: Surfing the Sphere of Research Administration. We hope to see you at the Annual Meeting. Look for our meeting display table, and while you’re there, stop in and say “hi!”... Read more

Tagged with: Northeast Section, Professional Development, Western Section

by Gloria W. Greene on July 14, 2016

Heather Kraus (President, Midwest Section) and I have kicked off the planning of the Southern-Midwest Sections Conference in Nashville, TN, May 7-10, 2017. We had our first Executive Committee conference call on July 11th and it was great. Please keep an eye out for calls for volunteers, speaker proposals and much more. Our Theme for Nashville 2017, is “The Spirit of Nashville: Making Your Own Music in Research Administration.”... Read more

Tagged with: Alabama-Mississippi Chapter, Midwest Section, Ohio Chapter, Southern Section

by Lynda Olin on July 13, 2016

As this issue of the SRA Catalyst is published, our meeting in Seattle is just days away. We have some great sessions on our agenda – a full day of learning and networking at University of Washington School of Medicine, South Lake Union. If you missed pre-registration, no worries! You can register on site. We would love to see you there and meet more of our SRAI colleagues!... Read more

Tagged with: Pacific Northwest Chapter, Professional Development, Uniform Guidance

by Tonya Edvalson on July 12, 2016

It’s already the middle of the summer and it’s hard to believe that it’s time to be touching base with all of you again so soon. The Western Section is very busy planning our Section meeting with the Northeast Section. We have written about this elsewhere in The Catalyst, but just a reminder that we can’t wait to see you in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 2-5, 2017.... Read more

Tagged with: Pacific Northwest Chapter, Western Section

by Angela Yost on July 11, 2016

The fourth SRA Catalyst Crossword Puzzle! Already adept at answering SRA Crosswords? Try again! This month's theme is the 'Administration of Awards'! Channel your research chops and rediscover your diction and definitions! Take this trial of terminology and look for the answers for this month's puzzle in the next SRA Catalyst!... Read more

by Lynda Olin on July 8, 2016

In just a few short weeks we will be in Seattle for our Pacific Northwest SRAI Chapter programs and meeting. Now is the time to register and join us for a full day of programs, discussion and collaboration at University of Washington School of Medicine.... Read more

Tagged with: Pacific Northwest Chapter, Professional Development, Uniform Guidance

by SRA International on July 1, 2016

This is a great opportunity to give service in a way that benefits the entire SRA International global research community. The Editor is expertly supported by SRA International dedicated staff that handle all the back-end technology, correspond with contributors and solicit sponsors. In essence, the Editor is responsible for ensuring that the content each month is fresh, topical and of interest to a broad range of SRA International’s members... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership