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An Inside Look at a High-Volume Research Office

An Inside Look at a High-Volume Research Office

Cayuse recently had the opportunity to speak with Melinda Cotton, Assistant Vice President of Sponsored Programs at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB). UAB handles over $480 million in awards each year.

In an ever-changing research environment, research offices of all sizes are continually being forced to evolve. With mounting pressures on campuses to increase their funding when there is less funding overall to be won, large and small research…

Legacy of a Research Grant Proposal

Legacy of a Research Grant Proposal

A retrospective: 10 years of the IRISS study and its impact on public health

It’s no secret that in research one of the most stressful deadlines is for a federal grant submission. Once submitted and hopefully awarded, you begin. Usually, multiple years of research that is an orchestration and dance amongst principle investigators, research administrators and the researchers to complete the research and science…

5 Tips for Surviving the Next Big Proposal Deadline

5 Tips for Surviving the Next Big Proposal Deadline

1. Eat Lunch Let’s face it. It’s a miracle on a normal day to eat lunch away from your desk, let alone out of the office. And, now that you have a big deadline fast approaching, of course there’s no chance you’re considering leaving your desk for anything remotely...
Reflections on Research Administration

Reflections on Research Administration

At Cayuse, we understand the amazing yet thankless work that research administrators do on a daily basis. If it weren’t for them (and the great researchers they serve, of course) we wouldn’t benefit from many of the societal and scientific advancements that enhance...
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...