The Office of Research Integrity


CITI Training

CITI is a web-based research education program. CITI training is approved by the ORI as a training option when submitting an application to the IRB, IACUC or IBC committee. To enroll in the training, please click the link below and follow the instructions under the committee that is applicable to your research submission.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Responsible Conduct of Research Training

Epigeum:  Research Integrity Certification and Assessment (RICA) interactive training course

  • Epigeum: Research Integrity Certification and Assessment (RICA) is an interactive, online course. Epigeum RICA can be used in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in fulfillment of a course or just in addition to providing students with knowledge in the area of Responsible Conduct of Research. Participants may self-enroll and class materials can be uploaded by the instructor of the course. It can also be used along with the above seminar series as part of the specific requirements in the responsible conduct of research as mandated by NIH and NSF, as well as other funding agencies.
  • For detailed enrollment instructions in the Epigeum: Research Integrity Certification and Assessment (RICA) course, please click here.

If you experience technical issues with the Epigeum RICA system, please email

NEW Responsible Conduct of Research Training

“Responsible Conduct of Research: Taking the High Road to Better Data”

The Office of Research Integrity announces its NEW training session in Responsible Conduct of Research practices. These sessions will be hosted by a different department each semester and offered to all of those who would like to attend across the campus.

Topics include: Conflict of Interest in Research, Questionable Research Practices, Data Management, Authorship, and Mentor/Mentee Relationships.

  • Date: March 31, 2017
  • Time: 12pm-2:30pm
  • Location: SOE 114

Please contact the Office of Research Integrity at if you would like to host a session.

Resources from past RCR “Slippery Slope series” training:

  • “Authorship: Who Receives the Credit?” presented by Dr. William Wiener, Dean, Graduate School. Please click here to view this PowerPoint presentation from the April 11, 2014 Slippery Slope presentation.
  • “Intellectual Property” – presented by Staton Noel, Director, Office of Innovation Commercialization. Please click here to view this PowerPoint presentation from the January 23, 2015 Slippery Slope presentation.

Human Subjects Training Workshops

The UNCG Office of Research Integrity offers a two hour session in human research protection once a semester, covering all required categories to meet the requirements of our assurance with the Office of Research Protections (OHRP). Topics of this session also are part of the RCR curriculum on the campus. These workshops cover areas such as confidentiality, informed consent, recruitment, and the history of human research protection.

Fall 2017 Training session:

  • Date: October 3, 2017
  • Time: 9am-11am
  • Location: MHRA 2711
  • To register, go to the UNCG Workshops page – click Office of Research Workshops

PLEASE NOTE: The Office of Research Integrity will also be happy to provide specifically-tailored sessions to a department or class by request. These requests can be made to or by contacting Melissa Beck at