“Responsible conduct of research (RCR) education is important because the careers of all researchers can be significantly affected by lack of attention to responsible research practices” (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK475957/). Training is aimed at improving research integrity, encouraging responsible conduct, and discouraging research misconduct and detrimental research practices.
Andrews University requires RCR training for the following student researchers and their faculty mentors:
The Andrews University Compliance Office offers this training in conjunction with the National Center for Professional and Research Ethics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
In order to access and complete RCR training, the Research Office must register you. To initiate this process, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to register. Please include your:
Be sure to submit your required training information sufficiently early since certain steps in the registration process are not controlled by the Andrews University Office of Research and Creative Scholarship.
In addition to RCR training, all students participating in research that involves human subjects must complete additional training. Learn more here.