Symposium

This year, YOU have the opportunity to be a part of the Symposium Poster review process! In addition to being evaluated by a review panel for the 2019 Best Paper of the Year Award, each Symposium Poster is also up for the 2019 People’s Choice Award. This award is, yes you guessed it, voted for by our annual meeting attendees. From Monday, October 21 through Tuesday, October 22 all of the Posters will be on display in the Continental foyer just outside the Exhibit Hall. From 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm on Tuesday, October 22 stop by to look at all of the posters and meet & greet with the Poster authors as they present their Posters. Access the 2019 SRAI Annual Meeting app and vote for your favorite poster!   

2019 SRA International Symposium Poster Presentations

Accepted posters are competing for the 2019 Best Poster of the Year Award in the North American and International categories, as well as the People's Choice Award. Competing for the Best Poster of the Year Award:

  1. Developing and Implementing a Blended Research Protocol Writing Course for Clinician Researchers at Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    • Author(s): Dr. Tania Brodovcky, Dr. Karis Moxley
    • Representing: Stellenbosch University
  2. Managing Small Foundation Grants and Non-Governmental Research Agreements
    • Author(s): Ranita Chakrabarti, Sara Golden & Katherine M. Lyons
    • Representing: University of Delaware - CANR
  3. International Collaborations Naturing Research Activities
    • Author(s): Damulira Duncan Kizza, Kakooza Edward, Nassaka Susan Byekwaso
    • Representing: Makers College of Health Sciences
  4. Development of a Data Facilitation Log for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in a Large, Integrated Health Care System Clinical Research Consortium
    • Author(s): Marcus Johnson, Tawni Kenworth-Heinige, Karen Bratcher, Cynthia Willis
    • Representing: Durham VA Health Care System; VA Portland Health Care System; VA Palo Alto Health Care System; VA North Texan Health Care System
  5. Establishing a Project Management Community of Practice in a Large Academic Health System
    • Author(s): Marcus Johnson, Jean Bolte, Timothy Veldman, Lynn Sutton
    • Representing: Durham VA Health Care System; Duke University School of Medicine
  6. Developing a Basic Science Pre-Award Cluster
    • Author(s): Mark Lucas, Anne Carson, Lynette Hand, Christine Wang
    • Representing: University of California Los Angeles – David Geffen School of Medicine
  7. Tools of the Trade: Improving Departmental Research Administration at UCLA
    • Author(s): Mark Lucas, Catherine Rujanuruks
    • Representing: University of California Los Angeles – David Geffen School of Medicine
  8. Integrating community and public engagement into doctoral training programs: insights from the THRiVE Consortium in East Africa
    • Author(s): Dickson Muyomba, Harriet Nambooze, Regina Namirembe, Shem Wakaindha, Dr. Achilles Katamba, Dr. Daniel Semakula
    • Representing: Makerere University
  9. The Roles of Research Administrators in Converting Research Results into Policy or Law
    • Author(s): Henry Mwebe, Edward Kakooza, Dickson Muyomba
    • Representing: Makerere University
  10. Trials and Tribulations of a research administrator in a low - income country in Africa
    • Author(s): Harriet Nambooze, Dickson Muyomba, Regina Namiremble, Dr. Achilles Katamba, Nelson Sewankambo
    • Representing: Makerere University
  11. Research Administration Form Use Survey – Make Forms C.L.E.A.N 
    • Author(s): Jessica Rowell, Alexa Van Dalsem, Nicole Jenkins
    • Representing: University of Colorado Boulder
  12. Developing Comprehensive & Defensible Industry Sponsored Clinical Trial Site Budgets
    • Author(s): Bryan Sweet
    • Representing: Temple University
  13. COMPASS: Guiding Research Administrators along a Pathway of Knowledge Leading to a Heightened Sense of Responsibility to Perform Their Job at the Highest Level
    • Author(s): Amy Thomas, Georgetta Dennis, Samuel Ginn, Rodney Greer, Robert Holm
    • Representing: Auburn University

2019 SRA International Symposium Paper Presentations

Join us on Wednesday, October 23 from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in Continental 7 as the Symposium Paper finalists present their papers and compete for the 2019 Best Paper of the Year Award! Awards will be announced after the 2019 SRAI Annual Meeting. Competing for the Best Paper of the Year Award: 

  1. Certification for Research Administrators: A RA’s journey into certifications
    • Author(s): Kimberly Johns
    • Representing: University of Florida
  2. Establishing a Project Management Community of Practice in a Large Academic Health System
    • Author(s): Marcus Johnson, Jean Bolte, Timothy Verdman, Lynn Sutton
    • Representing: Durham VA Health Care System; Duke University School of Medicine; Duke University
  3. Development of the Electronic Research Administration (eRA) System for the University of Ibadan (DeRA-UI): Lessons Learnt
    • Author(s): Olumuyiwa Moses Desmennu, Adeola Funmilayo Oladeji
    • Representing: University of Ibadan;

Each year SRAI has a tradition of publishing contributed papers and professional posters at its annual meeting, which are designed to advance and enrich the body of knowledge of research administration and management as an art and science.

Papers and Posters should represent an important contribution to the research administration body of knowledge or successfully demonstrate significant milestones of success that are of interest or importance. They should not be used as a marketing resource for an institution’s success, but should articulate advances in research administration or management.

Submission is open to any individual whose scholarly or professional interest is related to research management. Topics must focus on areas of research administration specialization such as:

  • Pre-Award ProcessesHuman Research
  • Post-award ProcessesAnimal Research
  • International Research AdministrationIntellectual Property
  • Research Infrastructure and GrowthTechnology Transfer
  • Strategic PlanningPublication Standards
  • Financial ManagementHuman Resources Management
  • Computer ScienceOther Research Administration-Related Areas
  • Research Ethics

Accepted papers and posters will compete for the Best Paper of the Year and Best Poster of the Year Awards during the SRAI Annual Meeting.

For more information, please contact symposium@srainternational.org.

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