August 31, 2017
USDA/NIFA Updated RCR Requirements
Update: USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) implemented revised Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) effective June 30, 2017. These RTCs include an updated Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training requirement for NIFA grant recipients.
RCR training is now required for all Principal Investigators, Key Personnel, and Investigators participating in NIFA sponsored research. These designations may apply to faculty, staff, undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
Resources: Review USDA Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research for more information.