The University of Arizona

RCR Workshops

RCR Contact

RDI Training & Education Team
Research, Discovery & Innovation
RDI-Training@email.arizona.edu
520-621-0598

The following responsible conduct of research (RCR) workshops are open to all members of the campus community and required by certain individuals funded through NIH, NSF, or NIFA. Each workshop may count toward an RCR Certificate. See RCR Certificate Program and Federal Requirements for details on who is required to receive RCR instruction and the process for fulfilling those requirements.

With questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation on these workshops, such as ASL interpreting, CART captioning, captioned videos, Braille, wheelchair access, or electronic text, etc., please contact the RDI Training & Education Team at RDI-Training@email.arizona.edu.

Enrollment Instructions: Please Read!

  • Enroll for each workshop in advance by clicking on the accompanying [ENROLL] link. Note: You must have a UA Net ID to enroll.
  • If you have trouble enrolling, please contact the RDI Training & Education Team

Spring 2019 Workshops


JANUARY


Building Productive and Ethical Mentoring Relationships | Thursday, January 17, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103 ◊ Phoenix: HSEB, C402

Facilitators: Dr. Jeannette Hoit, Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences & Dr. Ron Hammer, Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: Covers the ethics of mentoring with an emphasis on the essential components of creating and maintaining a healthy mentor-mentee relationship. Counts towards RCR Certificate.


Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research | Wednesday, January 23, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103


Facilitator: Scott Pryor, Interim Research Integrity Officer

Description: Introduces the components of responsible conduct of research (RCR) and outlines how to meet NSF, NIH, and NIFA requirements. Fulfills core requirements for RCR Certificate.


FEBRUARY


Ethics of Authorship and Publication | Thursday, February 7, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103 ◊ Phoenix: HSEB, C402

Facilitators: Dr. Chris Segrin, Professor, Communication & Dr. Ron Hammer, Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: Provides an introduction to academic authorship and publication practices, including author responsibilities and guidelines for authorship credit. Counts toward RCR Certificate.


Tribal Consultation and UA Research/Engagement with Native Communities | Friday, February 15, 10:00-12:00pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Student Union, Sabino Room

Facilitators: Karen Francis-Begay, Assistant V.P. for Tribal Relations & Claudia Nelson, Director, Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office

Description: Provides an introduction to policies, resources, and best practices for UA researchers interested in conducting collaborative research and/or educational engagement with Native Nations/Indigenous communities. Counts toward RCR Certificate.


Ethics of Overlapping Publications | Thursday, February 21, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103 ◊ Phoenix: HSEB, C402

Facilitators: Scott Pryor, Interim Research Integrity Officer & Dr. Ron Hammer, Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: Provides a focused look at the practive of overlapping publications in academic journals, whiy it's a problem, and how to avoid it. General best practices for publishing research will also be address. Counts toward RCR Certificate.


Ethics of Human Subjects Research | Monday, February 25, 10:30-12:00pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Student Union, Sabino Room

Facilitator: Mariette Marsh, Director of the Human Subjects Protection Program

Description: Covers the ethical importance of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the process for submitting projects to the Human Subjects Protection Program (HSPP). Counts towards RCR Certificate.


MARCH


Animal Research: Ethical and Regulatory Considerations | Friday, March 15, 1:00-2:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Student Union, Santa Rita Room

Facilitator: Dr. CJ Doane, Associate Director, UAC

Description: Provides an overview of the ethical considerations and regulatory framework in research with animal subjects. Counts towards RCR Certificate.


Introduction to Safe Laboratory Practices | Thursday, March 21, 2:00pm-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103 ◊ Phoenix: HSEB, C402

Facilitators: Kathleen Kennedy, Senior Research Associate, TGen & Dr. Jennifer Jeung, College of Medicine-Phoenix & Dr. Ron Hammer, Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: Provides an overview of laboratory safety practices and requirements for researchers using chemical, biological, and radioactive materials. Counts toward RCR Certificate.


Data Management, Acquisition, and Ownership | Tuesday, March 26, 10:30-12:00pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Student Union, Sabino Room

Facilitators: Dr. Fernando Rios, Specialist, Research Data Management

Description: Provides an introduction to data ownership laws and best practices for data management, including collection, sharing, and storage. Counts toward RCR Certificate.


APRIL


Ethics, Integrity, and Handling of Research Misconduct | Thursday, April 4, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103 ◊ Phoenix: HSEB, C402

Facilitators: Scott Pryor, Interim Research Integrity Officer & Dr. Ron Hammer, Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: Explores the basic principles of ethical research and the primary forms of research misconduct: plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication. Counts toward RCR Certificate.


Ethics of Peer Review | Monday, April 8, 10:30-12:00pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Student Union, Sabino Room

Facilitator: Dr. Oliver Monti, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Description: Covers the ethical obligations involved in peer review and the critical role that peer review plays in advancing research and scholarship. Counts toward RCR Certificate.


Managing Competing Interests in Research | Monday, April 15, 10:30-12:00pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Student Union, Sabino Room

Facilitator: Taren Ellis Langford, Conflict of Interest Officer

Description: Provides an overview of the University's conflict of interest policy, why it matters, and how it applies to UA researchers, including students. Counts toward RCR Certificate.


Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research | Thursday, April 18, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103 ◊ Phoenix: HSEB, C402

Facilitators: Dr. Michael Kruer, Professor, Phx. College of Medicine & Dr. Ron Hammer, Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: Explores key ethical considerations raised by biomedical research and best practices for ensuring integrity of cunduct. Counts towards RCR Certificate.