Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Ethics Training is an important component of postdoctoral training. Participating in training is highly encouraged and often required by many funding agencies. The University provides several training opportunities including:
Please visit the Responsible Conduct of Research at WUSTL page at http://research.wustl.edu/ComplianceAreas/rcr for more information.

Additionally, several individual programs or departments offer their own classes. Training Grant Directors are encouarged to utilize the resources and materials gathered for the DBBS Graduate Student Ethics class (Bio 5011) and form their own classes.

Additional Resources:

On Being A Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research - text from the National Academy Press http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309051967

ORI Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research - text from the Office of Research Integrity, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/RCRintro/index.html

The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct - online movie from the Office of Research Integrity, HHS http://ori.hhs.gov/TheLab

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