“[T]he responsible conduct of research is not distinct from research; on the contrary, competency in research encompasses the responsible conduct of that research and the capacity for ethical decisionmaking."*

The following sponsors require training in the Responsible Conduct of Research:

Regardless of funding source, RCR training is available to all researchers and strongly encouraged by Auburn University.  

* Public Health Service Policies on Research Misconduct, 42 CFR Parts 50 and 93 (quoting Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report “Integrity in Scientific Research: Creating an Environment That Promotes Responsible Conduct,” 2002)

Responsible Conduct of Research


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