Responsible Conduct of Research Short Course

Fall 2021 Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) course
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 8:00am to Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 9:45am

This 5-week course is held in the fall each year and is open to recipients of NIH training grants and fulfills the NIH requirement for RCR education for trainees. Course materials are provided. Sessions begin with a 30-45 minute lecture followed by small group case discussions. 

Sessions will be taught online via Zoom and include:

  1. Ethical issues and underlying challenges in research
  2. Authorship, peer review, and publication
  3. Bias and other subjective influences in science
  4. Conflicts of interest
  5. Principles, codes, and practices to promote ethics and integrity

Attendance at all sessions is required for credit. For more information, please email the Trent Center at