This project has been funded through the NCURA Research Program
We are extremely grateful to a number of associations around the world that have agreed to ask their members to take part in the survey:
ACU – Association of Commonwealth Universities
ARMA – UK Association of Research Managers and Administrators
ARMS – Australasian Research Management Society
BRAMA – Brazilian Association of Research Managers
CARA/ACAAR – Canadian Association of Research Managers and Administrators
EARMA – European Association of Research Managers and Administrators
NCURA – National Council of University Research Administrators
NORDP – National Organization of Research Development Professionals
RMAN-J – Japanese Research Management Association
SARIMA – Southern African Research & Innovation Management Association
SRAi – Society of Research Administrators International
WARIMA – West African Research and Innovation Management Association
Most of these are members of INORMS, the International Network of Research Management Societies.
You may also be interested in other similar work such as that by Jennifer Shambrook et al including their 2010 JRA and 2011 RMR papers as well as the more recent 2015 SRA poster giving an overview of the characteristics of the profession.