Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Conduct of Research Program at the University of North Texas is committed to educating and supporting our community of scholars in the ethical foundations of research. In order to accomplish this goal, UNT’s RCR Program provides education and training in the following areas:  

  • Research Misconduct
  • Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing,
    and Ownership
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Collaborative Research
  • Publication Practices and Responsible Authorship
  • Mentoring
  • Peer Review
  • Care and Use of Animals in Research
  • Human Subjects Research

 

 

University of North Texas Responsible Conduct of Research Program

To register for a workshop, visit our events page or click on the workshop title below.  The zoom link will be provided to all registered attendees prior to the workshop. All UNT Faculty, Staff, and Students are welcome to attend.

Note: These workshops will satisfy RCR training requirements and TGS travel grant RCR requirements.

September 10, 2020 at 4 p.m. CST

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IRB- Human Subjects Research

This workshop will provide information on how to prepare a human subjects application for submission and will help prepare you to get your research protocol approved.

October 8, 2020 at 4 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Conflict of Interest

This workshop will provide an overview of the UNT COI program. Training will focus on determining the difference between research conflicts of interest (RCOI) and institutional conflicts of interests (ICOI). We will also cover the required training if you are a PI on a federally-funded grant.

November 12, 2020 at 4 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Biosafety

This workshop will provide an overview of UNT's biosafety program. We will focus on lab safety and provide guidance on biological safety and risk assessment for work involving biological agents and genetically modified organisms.

January 19, 2021 at 4 p.m. CST

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General IRB Training

This workshop will provide an overview of the Institutional Review Board, provide information on how to prepare a human subjects application for submission, and will discuss the review and approval process.

February 16, 2021 at 4 p.m. CST

Canceled Due to University Closure

International and Multi-Institutional Collaborations in Human Subjects Research

This workshop will provide an overview of the special considerations when conducting human subjects research in conjunction with domestic and international collaborators.

March 16th, 2021 at 4 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Export Controls

This workshop will cover the laws and regulations set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Treasury Department as the bases for restricting use of and access to controlled information, goods, and technology with respect to research for reasons of national security or protection of trade.

April 1st, 2021 at 4 p.m. CST

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Publication Practices and Responsible Authorship

This workshop will cover the principles that apply to responsible publication practices for research study results in paper or electronic media, whether published or prepared for local use, in scientific disciplines or the humanities, and whether intended for the dissemination of new discoveries and ideas or for published reviews of existing knowledge.

April 20th, 2021 at 4 p.m. CST

Cancelled

Animal Research and Biosafety

This workshop will provide an overview of UNT's Animal Research and Biosafety program. We will focus on federal, state, and local regulations and institutional policies regarding animal research and lab safety, as well as provide guidance on biological safety and risk assessment for work involving biological agents and genetically modified organisms.

May 18th, 2021 at 4 p.m. CST

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Managing Research Data

This workshop provides you with basic strategies to manage research data. Topics covered will include best practices for retention and archiving, naming conventions, file formats for long-term access, data security, and backup options.