The Office of Research Integrity oversees the education of faculty, staff and students on the issues of responsible conduct of research.
Instruction areas of RCR education include:
- Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership of Data
- Animal Welfare
- Conflict of Interest
- Human Subject Protections
- Peer Review
- Research Misconduct
National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) requires undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who participate in NSF-funded projects receive instruction and oversight in the responsible and ethical conduct of research.
National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) requires that all trainees, fellows, participants and scholars receiving support through any NIH training, career development award (individual or institutional), research education grant, and dissertation research grant must receive instruction in responsible conduct of research. NIH requires a minimum of eight contact hours of discussion-based education.