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Why Cayuse Loves Research Administrator Day

Why Cayuse Loves Research Administrator Day

It’s safe to assume that for most people September 25th is just another regular day, unless it’s your birthday or you’re a fan of National One-Hit Wonder Day or National Comic Book Day. But thanks to our friends at the National Council of University Research...
Standard Reporting – How Standard are Sponsored Projects Reports?

Standard Reporting – How Standard are Sponsored Projects Reports?

“I’m interested in getting some reports out of your office.” If you’re in charge of data and reporting for a Sponsored Programs Office, has there ever been a more anxiety-provoking statement? What do they want to know? How reliable is the data I have? Am I capturing...
Tips to Combat Declining NIH Award Success Rates

Tips to Combat Declining NIH Award Success Rates

It’s no secret that NIH proposal acceptance rates have declined significantly since the turn of the century, -14% from 2001 to 2016 to be exact. (NIH Databook) Additionally, NIH budgets have remained fairly constant, averaging $30.18 Billion from 2008-2015 with 2010...
5 Reasons to Consider Cloud-based eRA

5 Reasons to Consider Cloud-based eRA

Cloud-based eRA solutions are all the rage in research administration and for good reason. They provide tons of convenience with minimal cost. So, why are institutions so reluctant to modernize? In my opinion, it stems from the fact that our industry is fear-based. If...