The National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)
The National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) is a professional society dedicated to the continuing education of research administrators and promoting the profession of research administration. Founded in 1959, NCURA has over 7,000 members at colleges, universities, teaching hospitals and private research institutes located, mainly, in the United States. NCURA hosts an Annual Meeting each year in Washington, DC, where over 2,000 participants come to learn the latest information on research management and to hear the latest updates on regulations from NCURA’s federal agency partners. NCURA holds additional special topic conferences both within and outside the U.S. Traveling workshops on topics such as the basics of research management; financial research management; and department management are held throughout the year and also, by request, presented on university campuses. NCURA publishes a magazine 6 times per year, an on-line professional journal, and a number of publications on research management topics, along with DVD workshops and on-line training tools. NCURA’s office is located in Washington, DC.