Training and Development

Responsible Conduct of Research Training

  • Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR): Beginning January 1, 2014, the Office of Research requires all students involved in sponsored research to complete a tutorial in Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) available at AU RCR-Training.
  • The Lab: Avoiding Research MisconductThe Office of Research Integrity for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services offers a free simulation that addresses Responsible Conduct of Research topics such as avoiding research misconduct, the responsibility of mentors, questionable research practices, etc.

Online Workshops, Presentations, and Articles

  • Excelling in Graduate School: Northwestern University's Collaborative Learning and Integrated Mentoring in the Biosciences (CLIMB) program has a number of helpful presentations geared towards graduate students on topics such as choosing a mentor, developing metacognitive skills, and career development.
  • Grant-Writing Tips for Graduate Students by Lisa Patrick Bentley (University of Arizona)
  • Grant Resources: A list of general external grant resources