List of topics

List of topics

You can submit a proposal within any area of the Research Management and Administration profession. The abstract submission must be submitted to one of these topic areas.

      1. Pre-Award (including, but not restricted to: research development; funding opportunities; grant writing; evaluation experience)
      2. Post-Award (including, but not restricted to: project management, grant management, legal/ financial aspects, audit, conflict of interest, litigation, internal allocation of funding, personal payments, tax)
      3. Impact (in applications, in project, impact follow-up and other related topics)
      4. International (including, but not restricted to: collaborating across national boundaries (particularly including outside Europe); working with foreign funding)
      5. Policy and Strategy (including, but not restricted to: Research Policy/Strategy development and implementation)
      6. Open Science, Research information, and RRI (including, but not restricted to: research integrity, gender issues, public engagement, stakeholders engagement, ethics, all aspects of open science and innovation such as publishing, data and policies to enhance openness locally, nationally or internationally)
      7. Organising Support Service for Research; Professional Development, Skills Development and Team Building (including, but not restricted to: issues related to professional development, recognition of profession; Soft Skills relevant to RMAs; organising the full project cycle or any of its parts within or between organisations; distribution of work; benchmarking; and team and leadership development)
      8.  EARMA and professional associations (organizing RMA professional development and recognition)
      9. Sponsors
      10. Other (suggestions for new formats and themes)

Each Session will have a 60 minute time slot, but may contain several presentation formats’ of shorter durations,. It is rare for a single presentation to fill a whole session, most commonly submissions are allocated 30 minutes.

Available presentation formats are:

      1. Oral 60 mins
      2. Oral 30 mins
      3. Panel Session 60 mins
      4. Panel Session 30 mins
      5. Fifteen Minute Discussion Tables
      6. Pecha Kucha
      7. Poster
      8. Sponsor Session 60 mins
      9. Sponsor Session 30 mins
      10. Other

Please read the full descriptions of presentation formats here.