Same Same, But Different: Departmental Challenges and Successes

Includes a Live Web Event on 04/25/2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

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Same Same, But Different: Departmental Challenges and Successes 

April 25, 2024
2:00 – 3:30 pm ET * Webinar
3:35 – 4:30 pm ET * After the Show * Talk with the Faculty Directly!

Borrowing from this popular phrase with origins in Southeast Asia, this session will explore the similarities and differences between research administration offices of all sizes whether central or departmental. While our research volumes are drastically different, the workloads, per capita funding for staffing, and stressors are quite similar. Join us as we provide our perspectives from our different vantage points. We will discuss staffing challenges, remote/hybrid workforces, and dealing with last minute proposals along with the challenge of being all things to all people.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the similarities and differences faced by leaders of small medium, large and massive research administration portfolios.
  2. Understand how to leverage connections to network in solving problems
  3. Identify common and unique challenges faced by these types of institutions.

Format of webinar: 90-minute presentation, followed by 55 minutes of discussion.

Prerequisites

None

Tanya Blackwell

Grants and Contracts Manager, Department of Medicine

Duke University

Robyn Remotigue

Executive Director, Office of Research Services, School of Public Health

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

Susan Sedwick

Senior Consultant

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Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits.

You can access your certificate from the box on the right side of the screen, after filling out the webinar evaluation.

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Member Price: $135.00 Non-Member Price: $165.00

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