UW Research

Required Training

Biomedical Research Integrity Program – NIH required Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

Lecture series with associated discussion groups for School of Medicine researchers that covers topics such as conflict of interest, data acquisition and ownership, peer review, responsible authorship, and research misconduct.

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.

Summary of the requirement

Federal policy requires that all pre-and post-doctoral researchers supported by NIH training grants receive training in the responsible conduct of research. Instruction must be undertaken at least once during each career stage, and at a frequency of no less than once every four years.

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