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  • Posted on April 14th

    Due to a schedule conflict with an important science policy event that recently announced their dates, CASRAI is changing the dates of the ReConnect14 Conference in the Fall to ensure full options for all attendees for both events. See details below:

    November 19-21,2014
    Ottawa Marriott
    Ottawa, Canada

    CASRAI ReConnect conferences are fast becoming the preeminent annual event for the modern, data-centric research enterprise. They are an opportunity for research management experts to share, network and learn with others who are tackling the same issues.

  • Posted on April 11th

    CASRAI is pleased to announce the next webinar in the ReConnect Webinar series.

    Webinar Description: Discover SciVal - The New Generation

    Elsevier Research Intelligence is proud to announce the launch of the new generation of SciVal in 2014. During this webinar we will explore how SciVal tools provide valuable insight to facilitate the evaluation of research performance and support the critical need for evidence-based metrics to inform decision making at institutional and national research leadership levels.

  • Posted on April 11th

    CASRAI is pleased to announce the next webinar in the ReConnect Webinar series.

    Featured Speaker: Andy Updegrove, Partner, Gesmer Updegrove, LLP

  • Posted on April 10th

    CASRAI is issuing an informal Request for Proposals (RFP) for external expertise to support a planned review of the current version of the CASRAI Research Classification standard taxonomy at two different levels:

    1. Comparison with other research classification systems already in use internationally to provide a comparative review and recommendations for potential improvement;

  • Posted on April 7th

    In addition to integrating ORCID identifiers into manuscript submission and grant application workflows, publishers and funders have been adding the identifiers into reviewer workflows. From this, a question arose as to how to acknowledge review activities in ORCID. To address this need, ORCID has asked CASRAI to facilitate a new standards project focusing on Peer Review Services Contributions. The participant-funded project is the first in a new program of International Projects being launched by CASRAI.

  • Posted on April 7th

    CASRAI is pleased to announce the webinar for research-performing organizations (universities, colleges, teaching hospitals, etc.) on Research Classification has been scheduled.

    Date and Time: Thursday, April 29, 2014, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET North American time)

    Registration: CASRAI webinars are free of charge and registration is required. To Register, please go to: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/179965582

    CALL FOR AREAS OF FOCUS

  • Posted on April 1st

    The first European presence for what is becoming the preeminent networking and learning event for the modern, data-driven research enterprise

    May 16, 2014
    National Research Council (CNR), Rome, Italy

    The modern research enterprise is a complex and decentralized ecosystem. Yet, increasingly institutional managers want robust data on the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations and evidence of the difference their interventions make. Researchers seek means to adhere to requirements without undue administrative burden.

  • Posted on March 21st

    CASRAI’s Research Classification Working Group met in March and made further progress on key issues covering its detailed work plan and projected deliverables. Its mission, first conceived during leadership sessions at the CASRAI Reconnect Annual Conference in Montreal, is to ensure maintenance and evolution of the CASRAI data dictionary to enhance its continued relevance on an international scale.

    During the March meeting key issues discussed included:

  • Posted on March 20th

    ReConnect14 Heading to Ottawa in October

    The preeminent networking and learning event for the modern, data-driven
    research enterprise.

    October 15-17, 2014
    Ottawa Marriott
    Ottawa, Canada

    The modern research enterprise is a complex and decentralized ecosystem. Yet, increasingly institutional managers want robust data on the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations and evidence of the difference their interventions make. Researchers seek means to adhere to requirements without undue administrative burden.

  • Posted on February 28th

    CASRAI is happy to announce open webinars as an extension to our annual ReConnect events. Details on the first open webinar below. We hope you can join us! If you have questions about the CASRAI webinars please email info@casrai.org

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