The Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) is a national voice for research administrators in Canada. With over 1000 members, our professional organization's strength is in its diversity and comprehensive approach to research administration. CARA provides a critical interface between all stakeholders in the management of the research enterprise.  

CARA members come from a variety of roles supporting research excellence in Canada, including:

  • Research facilitation 
  • Program delivery
  • Pre and Post-award contracts and grants management
  • Clinical Trials Management
  • Financial management
  • Industry liaison
  • Advancement & Development
  • Research Ethics
  • Laboratory/Project Management
  • Regulatory Compliance


For more information, visit our Membership section.