Taking Responsibility for Responsible Conduct of Research
Target Audience: Postdoctoral Fellows and Junior Faculty
This course is for postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty who are recipients of NIH or other training awards that require training in Responsible Conduct of Research. The course will cover the principles and expectations for conducting biomedical research ethically and responsibly, but will go one step further to guide participants in teaching others for whom they are responsible.
Leadership for this course is provided by co-course directors, Rick McGee, PhD; Lewis J. Smith, MD; and David Schneeweis, PhD. The course meets in-person for 90 minutes each week over 10 weeks simultaneously on both the Chicago and Evanston campuses with one of the course directors leading discussions at each site. To maximize exposure of participants to multiple ideas and experiences, the two sites are linked through video conferencing.
Topics for this course include: Research misconduct and expected behaviors; Mentoring; Data acquisition, management, sharing and ownership; Conflicting interests – recognizing, acknowledging, managing, minimizing; Peer review; Publication practices and responsible authorship; Research with animals; Research with human subjects; Collaboration in science; International science; Leading a research team to ensure responsible research conduct.
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