The RCR Instructor-Led Sessions combine lectures/discussions facilitated by research faculty and administrators. Interactive learning experiences include case studies, panel presentations, and roundtable exercises. Institutional policy, federal regulations, recent articles, best practices and ethical implications are reviewed for each topic as applicable.

  • RCR Session 1 - this 4-hour session includes the topics of Responsible Authorship and Publication Practices, Collaborative Science, Peer Review, Mentoring and Current Topics in RCR
  • RCR Session 2 - this 4-hour session includes the topics of The Researcher in Society, Data Management – Acquisition, Sharing and Ownership, Research Misconduct, Conflicts of Interest, Intellectual Property and Research Safety

The RCR Session Agendas provide documentation of the format, topics covered, and faculty participation. Agendas are posted after each session has been completed.


July 2020 - June 2021

July 2019 - June 2020

July 2018 - June 2019

July 2017 - June 2018

July 2016 - June 2017