Courses and Workshops
Fall 2018 Course: Get Certified in the Responsible Conduct of Research!
Three Opportunities to Get Certified! For all classes listed below, successful completion will result in Certification in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) required for stuents, post-docs, and others supported by federal funding. If you would like to take the course for free (no transcript credit, but you'll still receive RCR Certification upon completion), please register here.
- Wednesday, August 15 - Thursday, August 16, 2018 (Two day intensive)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Castetter Hall 107
For transcript credit, register on Banner: BIOL 502-025 (CRN 39577)
- Tuesdays, September 4 - October 23, 2018 (NOTE: This is an eight week class that begins 3rd week of fall semester)
4:00 to 5:20 PM, Woodward Hall 149
Register for 1-credit with OILS 593-001 (CRN 63111) OR NSMS 550-002 (CRN 63109). This course is cross-listed for either nanoscience or OILS departments. This 8-week class has lectures, guest speakers, and self-driven projects.
- Thursdays, August 30 - Septmber 20, 2018 (NOTE: Only certification is offered in this 4 week sub-course as it is part of a larger 16-week "New Graduate Students in Psychology" course; all are welcome to the research ethics sub-section)
1:00 - 2:40 PM, Logan Hall 226
For transcript credit, register on Banner: PSY 505-001 (Note: Unless you are a Psychology graduate student you cannot receive transcript for PSY 505. You may however sit in for RCR Certification.)
This intensive 1-credit class that will familiarize you with acceptable practices in research publication, data management, working with humans and other animals in research, conflicts of interest, mentoring (like picking a great mentor or advisor), predatory publications, retractions, whistleblowing ethics, avoiding plagiarism and other misconduct issues. Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Certification is required of students who are supported by federal funding such as NSF and NIH. We urge all research-active students to complete research ethics certification. Certificates are issued to those who complete the course.
Offerings are listed chronologically and open, at least in part, to all graduate and undergraduate students. Please contact Dr. Bill Gannon (email@example.com) with questions about the course.