Catalyst by Month: March 2017

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 seema.dhindaw@nyumc.org on March 30, 2017

We are calling all of YOU - authors, contributors, innovators, hobby journalists to submit articles on a topic of your choice for an upcoming issue of the Catalyst.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership

by cmkiel@ucdavis.edu on March 30, 2017

I am pleased to announce the new strategic plan for SRA International . This plan is only as good as the actions that are to follow. We are a society of incredibly talented professionals with amazing ideas and enthusiasm and we all want the same thing.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership

by Gina Hedberg on March 30, 2017

The Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of SRA International seeks informed subject experts to speak at the 2017 Alabama-Mississippi Chapter Meeting to be held July 21 in Starkville, MS, on the campus of Mississippi State University. Be a part of the inaugural meeting of the expanded chapter by presenting a 60-minute session on topics associated with research administration.... Read more

Tagged with: Alabama-Mississippi Chapter

by SRA International on March 30, 2017

This joint George Mason University and Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI) project provides research integrity leadership training for administrative leaders.... Read more

Tagged with: Professional Development

by SRA International on March 30, 2017

Don’t miss this outstanding learning opportunity to register for one of the three Spring Intensive Training Programs scheduled to take place at the Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square this April.... Read more

Tagged with: Professional Development

by Tonya Edvalson on March 30, 2017

SRAI will be hitting the streets of Honolulu within days of this last Catalyst article before the meeting. It’s hard to believe that it’s almost here.... Read more

Tagged with: Northeast Section, Western Section

by tabatha.lemke@sanfordhealth.org on March 30, 2017

The Southern and Midwest Sections will be making beautiful music at the Southern / Midwest Section Meeting to be held in exciting Nashville, TN, May 7 – 10, 2017.... Read more

Tagged with: Midwest Section, Southern Section

by Lynda Olin on March 30, 2017

Please join us on July 21, 2017 in Puyallup, Washington for the Pacific Northwest Chapter meeting. In the shadows of Mt. Rainier, Puyallup is a few miles SE of Tacoma.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Pacific Northwest Chapter

by SRA International on March 30, 2017

Are you trying to understand the components of a proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF)? Are you in a sponsored research office looking to assist a Principal Investigator (PI) in submitting a proposal?... Read more

Tagged with: Webinars

by SRA International on March 30, 2017

This webinar will introduce high-tech entrepreneurs and university researchers to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program.... Read more

Tagged with: Webinars

by rhearns1@gmail.com on March 30, 2017

Happy Spring! (Even though as I write this, we are hopefully in the middle of Mother Nature’s last hurrah.) The Board of Directors met in February and had some great decisions.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership

by William F. Hoffman, Jr. on 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 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 Schaller-Demers on 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 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

Tagged with: Membership

by Jill Fraser on 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 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

Tagged with: Membership

by tlinker@highpoint.edu on 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 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 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 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

Tagged with: NIH

by SRA International on March 28, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including NIH, operates under the “Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017,” ( Public Law 114-254 ) signed by President Obama on December 10, 2016. This Act (CR) continues government operations through April 28, 2017 at 99.8099 percent of the FY 2016 enacted level.... Read more

Tagged with: NIH