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Research & Grants Administrative Resources

Research and Grants Administration Training and Education Resources

  • Society of Research Administrators International

    The Society of Research Administrators International is the premier global research management society providing education, professional development and the latest comprehensive information about research management.

  • Research Administrators Certification Council

    The Research Administrators Certification Council’s Web site provides a “Body of Knowledge” to support the exploration and mastery of concepts and processes covered in the Certified Research Administrator, or CRA, and Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator, or CPRA, examinations.

  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Program

    The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Program, or CITI, is a Web-based subscription service that provides research ethics education to members of the research community. To participate fully, learners must be affiliated with a CITI participating organization.

  • National Institutes of Health Human Research Protection Training

    The National Institutes of Health Human Research Protection Training is an online course designed to educate and empower users to protect the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of research participants. Please note: You must register to participate in the training.

Professional Society Resources

  • Society of Research Administrators International

    The Society of Research Administrators International, or SRA International, is a nonprofit organization with approximately 4,000 members involved in research administration at hospitals, universities, nonprofits, and federal government agencies. SRA International works with the Research Administrators Certification Council to offer study sessions and to organize 12 unique research administration certification programs.

  • Research Administrator Certification Council

    The Research Administrators Certification Council is a nonprofit organization focused on the education and certification of professional researchers and sponsored programs administrators.

  • National Council of University Research Administrators

    The National Council of University Research Administrators is a membership organization comprised of people involved in the administration of sponsored programs at colleges, universities, and teaching hospitals. It provides a means for members to share knowledge and experience and participate in educational and professional development programs.

  • Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research

    Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research is dedicated to advancing the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical, social science, and behavioral and educational research through education, membership services, professional certification, and public-policy initiatives.

  • Society of Clinical Research Associates, Inc.

    The Society of Clinical Research Associates is a nonprofit, professional organization dedicated to the continuing education and development of clinical research professionals. Its mission is to provide training, continuing education, and an internationally recognized certification program that promotes quality clinical research to protect the welfare of research participants and improve global health.

  • Association of Clinical Research Professionals

    The Association of Clinical Research Professionals is a resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, as well as those in hospitals, academic medical centers, and physician office settings.

Additional Resources

  • VA and DoD Collaboration Guidebook for Healthcare Research

    The Guidebook is designed to facilitate collaborative human subject healthcare research between the VA and the DoD. It provides suggestions for finding collaborators, identifying funding mechanisms, administering grants, and following applicable procedures when engaging in collaborative research.

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation

    The Federal Acquisition Regulation site serves as a clearinghouse for all regulations and forms segmented by service. The site houses the regulations issued by federal agencies that administer the government “acquisition processes” or the processes by which the government procures and acquires goods and services, most often through contract awards or grants.

  • Office for Human Research Protections

    The Office for Human Research Protections helps to guard the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of participants involved in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-supported or -conducted research. Its Web site provides regulations and guidance, educational information, news, and updates.

  • Office of Research Integrity

    The Office of Research Integrity oversees and directs the Protection of Human Subjects research activities. It provides resources on its Web site that include summaries of research-related regulations, tips for avoiding and handling misconduct, and a listing of current and past programs.

  • Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research

    The Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Research provides an extensive collection of ethics resources. The information is designed for practitioners, investigators, educators, and students.

  • National Institutes of Health Bioethics Resources on the Web

    The National Institutes of Health Bioethics Resources on the Web provides Web links related to a range of subjects in bioethics, such as research involving human subjects or animals, institutional review boards, clinical ethics, and genetics.

  • Council on Governmental Relations

    The Council on Governmental Relations is an association of research universities located in Washington, DC. The organization serves its members in financial and administrative aspects for federally funded research. Its site includes legislative and policy updates, educational resources, and event and meeting listings.

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