Catalyst: SRA Insights

by on June 27, 2017

It is my pleasure to welcome aboard Katie in her new role. Katie is not a stranger to SRAI and brings with her many years of experience as a volunteer editor, former Board Member and former Membership Committee Chair.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Membership

by Philip Cola on June 27, 2017

For a couple of years it had been discussed, among SRAI leadership, to have a specific hospital based research-intensive training session for its membership.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Research Administration

by on June 27, 2017

Recently, distinguished professor and bioethicist Jon Merz gave a talk on legal privilege in the context of consent (or lack thereof) in emergency medicine and human research.... Read more

by Elliott Kulakowski on June 27, 2017

SRA International congratulates its sister society, the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) on its 15th Anniversary.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Professional Development, Research Administration

by Debra Shaller-Demers on June 27, 2017

The Research Integrity Management Intensive (RIMI) is a two-day training program at which participants from all facets of research administration (Pre-, Post- , Compliance, Technology Development, Research Misconduct, RCR, etc.) learn and discuss ways in which research managers/administrators can be an integral part of creating a culture of integrity, which can then successfully support the responsible conduct of research.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Research Administration

by SRA International on June 27, 2017

The African Region bears a high burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases and therefore faces challenges in sustainably achieving its health target goals. The prospects of progress towards the health target goals of the African Region can only be achieved if research is aligned to health priorities of the region... Read more

Tagged with: Membership

by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on June 27, 2017

We wondered how research administrators communicate funding opportunities to researchers in their institutions. In this issue of The Pulse we share what we learned from our colleagues’ responses to a five-question survey on the topic.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Surveys, The Pulse

by SRA International on June 22, 2017

You are cordially invited to participate in the inaugural Society for Research Administrators International (SRAI) Big Ideas Project: the development and implementation of a Global Research Toolkit.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership, Research Administration

by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on May 30, 2017

In July 2016, we asked our fellow research administrators opinions of how important spatial proximity, face time and personal relationships with investigators are for pre- and post-award management.... Read more

Tagged with: Research Administration, The Pulse

by SRA International on May 30, 2017

Derrick and Nickson suggest that future research on how “research management teams” differ “between universities and other research organizations” should empirically analyze characteristics of successful research management, identify those strategies and structures that are deemed successful, and highlight how they might vary between different types of institutions.... Read more

Tagged with: Membership