August 23, 2013
Johnny Kidd

RCR Reminder for Students, Trainees Supported by NIH, NSF

The Office of Research Integrity reminds the University community of the requirements of Responsible Conduct of Research.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have established training requirements in Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) for programs supporting research training, career development, or research education. At least eight hours of face-to-face RCR training and completion of RCR CITI training are required for undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and trainees who receive support through any NSF or NIH funds. This training should be completed by the end of one's program.

In order to meet this requirement, Saint Louis University will provide a series of workshops throughout the year for individuals to attend. Though required for students and trainees supported by NIH and NSF, all researchers are welcome to attend.

RCR workshops for fall 2013:

  • Research Misconduct: Response to Questionable Research Practices, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in Pere Marquette Gallery in DuBourg Hall
  • Authorship and Peer Review, 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in room 113 of the Learning Resource Center
  • Research with Human Subjects, 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at a location yet to be announced
  • Copyright, 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Nov. 19, at a location yet to be announced

In order to confer credit for attendance, RSVP to, as space is limited.

For more information about the requirements, visit the RCR website or email

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