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RCR Workshops at FAU

The Graduate College, in partnership with the Division of Research, offers a series of workshops each fall and spring semester on the Responsible Conduct of Research for all currently-enrolled graduate students at FAU. The workshops are led by FAU faculty and cover the nine instructional areas of RCR.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is a mandatory course for all students working on NSF or NIH-funded programs.

Module

Instructor

Location

Tuesdays

Fridays

Conflict of Interest Dr. Allan Barsky Student Support Services (SU 80) Room 132 September 23, 1:00 - 2:50 p.m. September 19, 1:00 - 2:50 p.m.

Protection of Human Subjects and Welfare of Research Animals

Dr. Nancy Jones and Dr. Janet Blanks Student Support Services (SU 80) Room 132 October 7, 12:00 - 1:50 p.m. October 3, 12:00 - 1:50 p.m.
Data Management Practices, Research Misconduct and Collaborative Research Dr. Michael Brady Student Support Services (SU 80) Room 132 October 14, 12:00 - 1:50 p.m. October 17, 12:00 - 1:50 p.m.
Responsible Authorship & Publication, Peer Review and Mentor/Mentee Responsibilities Dr. Christine Williams Student Support Services (SU 80) Room 132 October 21, 12:00 - 1:50 p.m. October 24, 12:00 - 1:50 p.m.

All four components are mandatory in order to receive certification of completion. You may choose classes from either Tuesday Sessions or Friday Sessions to work with your schedule as long as you complete all four mandatory components. Lunch will be provided at 11:45 at no cost. All classes to be held in the Student Services Building, Room 132. Workshop starts promptly at noon and ends at 1:50, except for Conflict of Interest, which runs from 1:00 - 2:50 p.m.

To register for RCR, please click here.

To obtain the most benefit from the RCR workshops, students should complete CITI online training prior to attending RCR workshops. Please note that CITI training need be completed only once and covers general RCR education. In conjunction with CITI training, FAU’s RCR workshops offer more specific instruction and satisfy NSF and NIH requirements.

For questions about the RCR workshops at FAU, please contact Debra Szabo at dszabo@fau.edu or 561-297-6065 (Graduate College).

Additional Links for RCR:

RCR Home
RCR Areas of Instruction
RCR Videos
CITI Training in RCR
Grant RCR Training Requirements

 Last Modified 9/2/14