The University of Arizona

RCR Workshops

RCR Contact

RDI Training & Education Team
Research, Discovery & Innovation

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

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


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.

Animal Research: Ethical and Regulatory Considerations | Thursday, March 28, 10:30-12:00pm [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.


Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research | Thursday, April 4, 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.

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.

Ethics, Integrity, and Handling of Research Misconduct | Thursday, April 18, 2:00-3:30pm [ENROLL]

Tucson: Office for the Responsible Conduct of Research. Rm. 107 ◊ 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.