Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training Resources

Both the CITI training and the in-person training are valid for 3 years.

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Responsible Conduct of Research Training

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

The Office of Research Integrity offers a series of in-person workshops in Responsible Conduct of Research practices each semester. These sessions are hosted by the Office of Research Integrity and are 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.

Spring 2021 Workshop Dates

Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop: Collaborative Research

Collaborative research can be simple or complex and is mutually beneficial to those involved – providing access to specific expertise or resources that are not available within one research team. Establishing and maintaining successful research collaborations includes: having a clear understanding of roles and relationships, consistent communication, effective management and recognizing differences in research fields.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
  • Time: 10am-12pm
  • Location: Zoom


  • Gabriela Livas Stein, PhD, Associate Professor, Psychology Department
  • Michael Hemphill, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology

**For more information on this event and to register, click here

Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop: Data Management

Data is essential to scientific practice. Data management practices are complex and depend upon paying attention to the details, specifically in the areas of ownership, collection, storage, and sharing.

  • Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
  • Time: 10am-12pm
  • Location: Zoom


  • Jo Klein, GIS and Data Visualization Librarian and Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Greensboro University Libraries

**For more information on this event and to register, click here

Case Studies on Research Integrity

  • Institutional Roles and Responsibilities in Promoting Research Integrity, video address by Mike Lauer, MD, Deputy Director for Extramural Research at NIH at the Northwestern University Research Integrity Conference May 22 2019.
  • “The Lab Avoiding Research Misconduct”, an interactive video from the Federal Office of Research Integrity. In “The Lab” you choose from a variety of lead characters in an interactive video to develop an understanding of the lasting consequences of unethical decisions made in the research process. Covers a variety of RCR topics such as avoiding research misconduct, mentorship responsibilities, handling of data, responsible authorship, and questionable research practices.
  • RCR Casebook Stories About Researchers Worth Discussing from the Federal Office of Research Integrity, this resources covers cases across a wide range of topics and raises awareness of the kinds of ethical dilemmas that researchers are liable to encounter.

CITI Training

Additional Training Options and RCR Resources

Federal Regulations