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 2020 Workshops 


January


Building Productive and Ethical Mentoring Relationships | Thursday, January 16, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 532 ◊ Phoenix: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, Room E112

Facilitators: Dr. Jeannette Hoit, Director - Postdoctoral Affairs | Professor - Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences ✦ Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - 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 22, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Main Library, Room 112 (enter from Integrated Learning Center courtyard)

Facilitator: Scott Pryor, Interim 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 requirements for RCR Certificate.


Ethics of Human Subjects Research | Tuesday, January 28, 9:00-10:30am [ENROLL]

Tucson: Environmental & Natural Resources 2, Room S215

Facilitator: Mariette Marsh, Director - Human Subjects Protection Program and HIPAA Privacy 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.


February


Ethics of Authorship and Publication | Thursday, February 6, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 531 ◊ Phoenix: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, Room E112

Facilitators: Dr. Chris Segrin, Department Head - Communication ✦ Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - 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 | Wednesday, February 12, 10:00-12:00pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Environmental & Natural Resources 2, Room S215

Facilitators: Dr. Francine C. Gachupin, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor - Family & Community Medicine ✦ Karen Francis-Begay, Assistant Vice President - 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.


Introduction to Safe Laboratory Practices | Thursday, February 20, 2:00pm-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 531 ◊ Phoenix: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, Room E112

Facilitators: Dr. Kathleen Kennedy, Environmental Health & Safety Manager - TGen ✦ Dr. Jennifer Jeung, Laboratory Operations Manager, COM—P ✦ Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - 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.


Managing Competing Interests in Research | Tuesday, February 25, 9:30-11:00am [ENROLL]

Tucson: Environmental & Natural Resources 2, Room S215

Facilitator: Taren Ellis Langford, Director - Conflict of Interest Program

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.


March


Ethics of Overlapping Publications | Thursday, March 5, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 531 ◊ Phoenix: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, Room E112

Facilitators: Scott Pryor, Interim Research Integrity Officer - Research, Innovation & Impact ✦ Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - Clinical Translational Sciences

Description: 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 toward RCR Certificate.


Ethics, Integrity, and Handling of Research Misconduct | Thursday, March 19, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 531 ◊ Phoenix: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, Room E112

Facilitators: Scott Pryor, Interim Research Integrity Officer - Research, Innovation & Impact ✦ Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - 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, March 23, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Main Library, Room 112 (enter from Integrated Learning Center courtyard)

Facilitator: Dr. Keaton Wilson, Research Scientist - School of Natural Resources and Environmental Science

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.


April


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

Tucson: Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 531 ◊ Phoenix: Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building, Room E112

Facilitators: Dr. Michael Kruer, Professor - College of Medicine – Phoenix ✦ Dr. Ron Hammer, Co-director - Clinical Translational Sciences

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


 Data Management, Acquisition, and Ownership | Friday, April 10, 3:00-4:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Environmental & Natural Resources 2, Room S215

Facilitators: Dr. Fernando Rios, Research Data Management Specialist - Digital Innovation and Stewardship

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


Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research | Friday, April 17, 10:00-11:30am [ENROLL]

Tucson: Main Library, Room 112 (enter from Integrated Learning Center courtyard)

Facilitator: Scott Pryor, Interim 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 requirements for RCR Certificate.


Animal Research: Ethical and Regulatory Considerations | Monday, April 20, 3:00-4:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Main Library, Room 112 (enter from Integrated Learning Center courtyard)

Facilitator: Dr. Jareca Giles, Veterinary Specialist - University Animal Care

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