SRAI’s monthly electronic newsletter, SRAI Catalyst, features insights from top professionals in research management and administration, informs readers of SRAI’s extensive conference and educational offerings, recognizes members for their achievements and provides a space to network and learn more about the structure, functions and people of SRAI.

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by William F. Hoffman, Jr. on Monday, December 12, 2016

The Northeast Section will begin the election process for new officers (President-elect and Treasurer) beginning in early 2017. Please consider running for an office….for Section needs you!!... Read more

Tagged with: Elections, Northeast Section

by SRA International on Friday, December 9, 2016

NSF Announcement: A revised set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Proposal Preparation and Award Administration has been issued.... Read more

Tagged with: NSF, Post-award, Pre-award

by SRA International on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Midwest Section of SRA International needs your leadership. We are seeking candidates for the positions of President-Elect and Secretary. Candidates must be full members of SRA International and in good standing within the states of: MN, WI, IA, IL, MI, IN, OH, ND, SD, NE, KS, and MO.... Read more

Tagged with: Elections, Midwest Section

by SRA International on Friday, December 2, 2016

Republicans in Congress have vowed to roll back a controversial new rule expanding the number of workers eligible for overtime pay when President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January 2017. And a federal judge has already blocked implementation of the rule, which covers postdoctoral researchers and was supposed to take effect on 1 December.... Read more

Tagged with: NIH

by SRA International on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Authorship disputes are not uncommon. Even when there are no actual disputes over who did what on a project, there may be lots of authorship resentments. That’s because a lot of folks — by no mere coincidence, junior scientists more often — end up not getting as much credit as they think they deserve when a paper comes out.... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership

by SRA International on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Through our Online Education Webinar program, SRA International provides members with high-quality education and training without leaving your home or office. SRA International offers a broad range of programming presented by subject matter experts to help keep participants up-to-date on the latest federal changes, management trends, best practices, hot topics and subjects of special interest.... Read more

Tagged with: Webinars

by SRA International on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

SRA International is partnering with AmazonSmile. This is a simple and automatic way for you to support your research management educational organization – Society of Research Administrators International, while making your holiday purchases (and purchases throughout the year). The donations from AmazonSmile will be used to support the SRA International Annual Meeting scholarship and other SRA International initiatives.... Read more

by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

This month we wanted to learn more about research administrators’ sense of belonging to the research administration community, both within and outside of their institution. We also wanted to learn more about what makes up the larger research administration community. We will continue to periodically check the "pulse" of research administration community on various topics. Look for the next column in the SRA Catalyst in 2017.... Read more

Tagged with: Research Administration, The Pulse

by SRA International on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Join us in San Diego for this two-day Research Leadership Intensive to explore theory, skills, strategies and best practices for leading successfully in a research management environment!... Read more

Tagged with: Leadership, Professional Development

by SRA International on Monday, November 28, 2016

Make it a December to Remember by registering to attend one of our exciting upcoming live webinars!... Read more

Tagged with: Professional Development, Uniform Guidance, Webinars