The most important benefit of SRA membership is the community itself. By becoming SRA member, you will have access SRA Annual Conference, where you will know the latest developments and research findings, meet the top researchers and experts in the field and network with colleagues in an interactive meeting format. Here are just a few of the ways that SRA fosters a sense of community among its members:

Networking Opportunities:  

In every industry who you know matters, SRA is filled with active members share ideas, strengthen ties, and make connections that would not be possible without SRA.

Access to the Research and Developments in the Field

SRA usually holds events with seminars, workshops, and classes that help members to grow in their profession. Members have constant opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and mentorship that allow members to share experience and knowledge.

Certificate of Membership

The association provides a certificate of membership that is not available to non-members. Membership certificate can offer a sense of legitimacy and demonstrable proof of membership which allows you to create a brand poised for growth

Research Co-author

Authorship confers credit and has an important academic performance.  Two-author paper is often more of true collaboration. Technically, a co-author makes a contribution towards a specific paper, e,g. review and make recommendations, help with interpretation of experimental work relevant to the paper, etc.

Research Recognition Award

SRA sponsors a research award. This award is important because it shines a light on outstanding work that should be showcased otherwise have remained undiscovered.

Research Grant

All academics are expected to do research and writing applications is a core skill for a successful researcher. Drafting a research grant application is a lot of work. SRA provides an example of past successful research grants. The guidelines will provide clear advice for what can and cannot be included in the grant.

Academic freedom and/or human rights

SRA focuses on attacks on researchers in order to develop more effective protection responses. The aim is to identify, assess and track incidents involving violations of academic freedom and/or the human rights of SRA members;  Killings, violence, disappearances,   Wrongful detention,  Restrictions on travel or movement, discharge/loss of position, expulsion from study and other significant events.