The University of Arizona

Research Training Catalog

Career & Professional Development Programs

Each of the following programs consists of a targeted curriculum of workshops and trainings that will help participants generate the skills and knowledge they need to be more successful as researchers and research administrators. Please register for these programs through UAccess Learning

NSF Career Grant Preparation Program

This program offers a guided program and  proposal development assistance to those that chose to submit a full proposal to NSF. Learn more about this program here.

NIH R Series Grant Preparation Program

This program comprise the largest category of funding by many of the NIH Institutes and Centers.Learn more.

Arts and Humanities Fellowships

This program provides introductory workshops and writing groups for those interested in submitting NEH and ACLS fellowships.Learn more.

Responsible Conduct of Research Certificate Program

This program provides an introduction to research ethics, scholarly integrity, and codes of conduct for researchers and scholars. The program is available and open to the entire campus community, but is required for students, postdocs, and certain junior faculty funded through either the National Science Foundation (NSF) or the National Institutes of Health (NIH). See Responsible Conduct of Research Certificate Program for more information.

Other Opportunities

In addition to the regularly scheduled grant-specific programs, Research Development Services offers a variety of programs suitable for faculty and researchers interested in pursuing extramural funding. For more information visit here.

Workshops & Training

The following workshops are available to the campus community regardless of whether or not you are enrolled in one of the above programs. You can see a list of upcoming workshops on the events page. You can register for the workshops by clicking on the course title below.

Research Development

Workshops
Finding Funding

Online Training
Engaging DARPA
PIVOT Training Webinars

Research Administration

Workshops
Sponsored Projects & Contracting Services is in the process of rebuilding its training curriculum. More information to come in summer 2018.

Online Training/Resources
UAccess Research
When to Route a Proposal (Slides) 

Research Compliance & Ethics

Training & Workshops

Conflict of Interest:This Program works with The University of Arizona’s research community who are engaged in external relationships to ensure that all identified financial conflicts of interest or institutional conflicts of interest are appropriately managed, reduced, or eliminated.

Export ControlThis program enables all individuals working at the University of Arizona, to   be familiar with and fulfill the requirements of the U.S. export controls laws and regulations.

Human Subjects Protection Program: This program works in collaboration with the research community to maintain an ethical and compliant research program and it is charged with the protection of human research subjects.

Institutional Animal Care and Use CommitteeThis program oversees the University’s animal care and use program, ensuring the appropriate care, use, and humane treatment of animals used for research, testing, and teaching.

Health Information Privacy and Security:This Program oversees all ongoing activities related to UA’s implementation of HIPAA policies and procedures and is the office primarily responsible for ensuring UA’s HIPAA compliance.

Research Laboratory and Safety ServicesThis program assists, monitors, and provides oversight to ensure that federal, state, local, and University of Arizona regulations and policies are implemented in a safe and secure manner.

Responsible Conduct of Research:This program fosters a culture of ethical and responsible conduct of research program. It aims to provide a high quality instruction in responsible conduct of research to the entire campus community.  

Online Resources
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
Committee on Publication Ethics (CORE)
EthicsCORE
The Office of Research Integrity

Publishing

Online Resources
Managing NIH Public Access Compliance
Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)