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Required Training

Biomedical Research Integrity: Responsible Conduct of Research Training

Who is required to take this training?

NIH-funded trainees and others as specified in the Notice of Award for the project(s) on which they are supported. Federal policy requires that all pre-and post-doctoral researchers supported by NIH training grants receive training in the responsible conduct of research. Typically, researchers need eight hours of instruction every four years.


Training is in-person, from 8:30 am-4:30 pm, in the HUB North Ballroom, on:

  • September 5, 2024
  • March 18, 2025
  • August 26, 2025 (TBC)
  • March 17, 2026 (TBC)

Registration is coming soon!

All UW employees in need of BRI training will be accommodated.

September 2024 Keynote Speaker:

Ivan Oransky

Ivan Oransky

Ivan Oransky, MD, is co-founder of Retraction Watch, editor in chief of The Transmitter, and distinguished journalist in residence at New York University’s Arthur Carter Journalism Institute. Ivan previously was president of the Association of Health Care Journalists and vice president of editorial at Medscape. He has also held editorial leadership positions at MedPage Today, Reuters Health, Scientific American and The Scientist. He is the recipient of the 2015 John P. McGovern Medal for excellence in biomedical communication from the American Medical Writers Association, and in 2017 was awarded an honorary doctorate in civil laws from The University of the South (Sewanee). In 2019, the judges for the John Maddox Prize, which promotes those who stand up for science in the face of hostility, gave him a commendation for his work at Retraction Watch.

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Disability Services:

The University of Washington is committed to providing access and accommodation in its services, programs, and activities. To make a request connected to a disability or health condition contact the Office of Research at uwbri@uw.edu by August 5, 2024. For parking: Request Disability Parking.