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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Certificate is a Course

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Certificate


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To earn a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Certificate for the first time, please enroll in this course and follow the instructions on the Canvas Course.

The Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Certificate acknowledges study of the ethical issues involved in research and is designed to promote RCR instruction in areas such as animal welfare, authorship, collaborative science, conflict of interest, data management, human subject protections, mentor / trainee responsibilities, peer review and research misconduct. For individuals receiving support from federal funding agencies, RCR instruction must be undertaken at least once during each career stage, and at a frequency of no less than once every four years.