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CARA is a dynamic organization with a myriad of activities that benefit research administrators across Canada. Our members receive announcements via our list-serve and The CARA Connection, our e-newsletter. Additionally, anyone can follow us on Twitter, view our website, and join our LinkedIn group to experience all the work we are doing in such things as professional development, advocacy, and mentoring.

       

CARA is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mohawk College to the benefit our membership! Mohawk College, in partnership with CARA, will deliver the Research Administration College Certificate program which is aimed at pre-management research administrators or those planning a career in research administration. In one year, students can complete the fully-online program and acquire practical knowledge that will prepare graduates for a successful and rewarding career in research administration. Registration for the first cohort will open August 10, 2017.

   


COME SOAR WITH US November 29 – December 1, 2017 in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia!

Registration is now open for CARA West 2017!  Program, venue and event details can be found at: http://www.uvic.ca/research/carawest2017/index.php.

Please note, early bird rates end October 15th and seating is limited for some conference sessions.  Register early for the best selection!

For general enquiries, please contact us at carawest2017@uvic.ca.

   

CARA National Conference

Please save the date for CARA 2018:  May 27-30 in Ottawa at the Westin.

   

CARA 2018

Research Administration: Resilience in a Time of Change

May 27-30, 2018 – Westin Ottawa

Call for Presentations

Deadline: November 20, 2017

The Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) is a national voice for research administrators in Canada. With more than 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 invites informed subject experts to present at the 2018 national conference on topics such as: research facilitation and development; research finance; research management; industry and community liaison; research ethics; regulatory compliance; knowledge mobilization; or any other relevant areas.

Presenting at the CARA national conference provides you with an excellent opportunity to share your knowledge and learning experiences, increase your exposure, and network with other research administrators and research managers.

Please fill in the form and submit by November 20, 2017 to dominique.michaud@concordia.ca

Please be aware that CAURA is a volunteer organization.

No reimbursements or stipends will be being offered to presenters.

   

   

CARA 2018

Research Administration: Resilience in a Time of Change

May 27-30, 2018 – Westin Ottawa

Process Pathways Poster Competition​

Deadline: November 20, 2017

The Canadian Association of Research Administrators (CARA) is a national voice for research administrators in Canada. With more than 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 invites informed subject experts to present at the 2018 national conference on topics such as: researchfacilitation and development; research finance; research management; industry and community liaison; research ethics; regulatory compliance; knowledge mobilization; or any other relevant areas.

Presenting at the CARA national conference provides you with an excellent opportunity to share your knowledge and learning experiences, increase your exposure, and network with other research administrators and research managers.

Please fill in the form and submit by November 20, 2017 to dominique.michaud@concordia.ca

The poster session is generously supported by Process Pathways.

Please be aware that CAURA is a volunteer organization.

No reimbursements or stipends will be offered to presenters.

         


   

Learn about the upcoming Certificate in Research Administration and The Certificate in Research Management

Visit our Professional Development page for a list of upcoming webinars 

Visit our Volunteer page to get involved

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