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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

Busch Student Center

20 North Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103
United States

Joe McGinley, from Information Technology Services Compliance, will lead a workshop from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, in Room 253C, Busch Student Center, as part of the University’s Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training series.

This workshop, “How do I keep data safe? Information Security and Research Data,” will provide attendees with strategies and best practices on how to keep their research data safe.  Different software, hardware, analysis programs and servers and their implications for data security are discussed.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have established training requirements in RCR for programs supporting research training, career development or research education. All graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral fellows and trainees supported by research funds from the NIH and/or NSF are required to complete RCR online modules through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) and a minimum of eight hours of face-to-face RCR training.

This workshop will count as two hours of the eight face-to-face training hours required by NIH and NSF. RCR training requirements must be completed prior to the end of the grant-funded activity. SLU provides a series of RCR workshops throughout the year to help researchers meet the face-to-face training requirements set by NIH. Attendance at four workshops will enable a person to meet the requirements. Attending more than four training sessions is encouraged. This training is also highly recommended for all other research positions, including faculty, regardless of funding source, or unfunded.

Registration is requested.

Tuesday, 20 March, 2018


Steve Tinge

Phone: 314-977-2569
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