Policies, Standards, & Resources

RCR training is vital to the University’s mission to ensure that faculty and students are prepared with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct work professionally and with integrity.  

▼   NIH Guidelines for Instruction in RCR

Investigators and trainees of specific NIH grant awards must receive instruction in the responsible conduct of research. Designated NIH training grant applications must include a description of the plan to provide trainees with formal and informal instruction on scientific integrity and ethical principles in research. Plans for RCR instruction must address the subject matter, format, degree of faculty participation, trainee attendance, and the frequency of instruction.

For purposes of proposal development, template language has been created for use in outlining RCR training on campus.

▼   Standards

These items constitute the fundamentals of Research Conduct of Research (RCR) as identified by the federal Office of Research Integrity. These nine (9) areas of RCR must be considered in the conduct of research:

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