The University of Arizona

RCR Workshops

RCR Contact

RII Training & Education Team
Research, Innovation & Impact
Research-Training@email.arizona.edu
520-626-8757

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 RII Training & Education Team at Research-Training@email.arizona.edu.

Registration, Virtual Attendance Policy, and Participation Expectations: Please Read!

  • Registration is Required: 

    Participants are required to register with a University email address. Sharing the join URL/meeting ID with non-registered persons will not provide access to the meeting. 

  • RCR Virtual Workshop Attendance Policy:
  1. Participants must use a desktop/laptop or smartphone to receive attendance credit. Audio-only is not acceptable, as this will prevent full participation in the workshop.
  2. For attendance tracking purposes, and to facilitate participation, you should use your preferred name as your Zoom handle (name that appears when you join the meeting).
  3. Participants who join the meeting more than 10-minutes late or leave more than 10-minutes early will not receive RCR credit. Abuse of the 10-minute grace period can result in loss of RCR credit.
  • Participation Expectations: Participants are expected to engage in the workshop discussion/activities through chat, nonverbal feedback, and voice discussion, as requested by the instructor.

 


Fall 2020 Virtual Workshop Schedule


October


Animal Research: Ethical & Regulatory Considerations (RCR Elective) - [ENROLL]

When: Thursday, October 1, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Facilitators:

  • Dr. Jareca Giles, Veterinary Specialist - University Animal Care
  • Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: Provides an overview of the ethical considerations and regulatory framework in research with animal subjects. Counts as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.


Ethics of Overlapping Publications (RCR Elective) - [ENROLL]

When: Friday, October 9, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Facilitator: Scott Pryor, Training Manager and Research Integrity Officer - Research, Innovation & Impact

Description: This workshop provides a focused look at the practice of overlapping publications in academic journals, why it's a problem, and how to avoid it. General best practices for publishing research will also be addressed. Counts as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.

Ethics of Human Subjects Research (RCR Elective) - [ENROLL]

When: Thursday, October 15, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Facilitators:

  • Mariette Marsh, Sr. Director – Research Ethics and Quality
  • Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - Clinical Translational Sciences

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 as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.


November


Ethics of Authorship & Publication (RCR Elective) - [ENROLL]

When: Monday, November 2, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Facilitator: Dr. Chris Segrin, Department Head - Communication 

Description: Provides an introduction to academic authorship and publication practices, including author responsibilities and guidelines for authorship credit. Counts toward RCR Certificate. Counts as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.


Data Management, Acquisition, & Ownership (RCR Elective) - [ENROLL]

When: Thursday, November 5, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Facilitators:

  • Dr. Fernando Rios, Research Data Management Specialist - Digital Innovation and Stewardship
  • Chris Kollen, Librarian - Office of Digital Innovation and Stewardship
  • Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - Clinical Translational Sciences 

Description: Provides an introduction to data ownership laws and best practices for data management, including collection, sharing, and storage. Counts as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.


Ethics, Integrity, & Handling of Research Misconduct (RCR Elective) - [ENROLL]

When: Tuesday, November 10, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitator: Scott Pryor, Training Manager, and Research Integrity Officer - Research, Innovation & Impact

Description: Explores the basic principles of ethical research and the primary forms of research misconduct: plagiarism, falsification, and fabrication. Counts toward RCR Certificate. Counts as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.


Ethics of Collaborative Research and Working with Industry (RCR Elective)[ENROLL]

When: Thursday, November 19, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 

Facilitators:

  • Dr. Steve Harsy, Director – Sponsored Projects and Contracting Services
  • Dr. Kaushik Balakrishnan, Research Development Associate – Research Development Services
  • Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: Covers the ethics of and best practices for conducting collaborative research and scholarship. Collaboration with industry also addressed. Counts toward RCR Certificate. Counts as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.


Tribal Consultation & Engagement with Native Communities (RCR Elective) - [ENROLL]

When: Monday, November 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitators:

  • Dr. Francine C. Gachupin, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor – Family & Community Medicine
  • Claudia Nelson, Director - Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office
  • Mariette Marsh, Sr. Director - Research Ethics and Quality

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 as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.


December


Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR Core)- [ENROLL]

When: Wednesday, December 2, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Facilitator: Scott Pryor, Training Manager, and Research Integrity Officer - Research, Innovation & Impact

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


Introduction to Rigor and Reproducibility (RCR Elective) - [ENROLL]

When: Thursday, December 3, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Facilitators:

  • Kim J. Patten, Director – Research Development Services
  • Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: This workshop will provide an overview of the concepts of rigor and reproducibility to consider when planning, conducting and disseminating research. Counts as 1.5 hours elective credit toward RCR Certificate.