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

 

Fall 2022 Workshops

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.

September 13th at 2 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

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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 11th at 2 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to training.

COI - 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 special considerations for competitive small business funding programs such as Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR).

October 25th at 2 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to training.

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.

November 29th at 2 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to training.

International Affiliations in Research

This workshop will provide an overview on how to navigate international affiliations in research. This training will focus on the international affiliations disclosure process, visiting scholars program, and compliance requirements related to international affiliations in research.

 

Spring 2023 Workshops

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.

January 31st,2023 at 2 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to training.

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.

February 28th,2023 at 2 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to training.

COI - 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 special considerations for competitive small business funding programs such as Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR).

March 28th,2023 at 2 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to training.

International Affiliations

This workshop will provide an overview on how to navigate international affiliations in research. This training will focus on the international affiliations disclosure process, visiting scholars program, and compliance requirements related to international affiliations in research

April 25th,2023 at 2 p.m. CST

Held via Zoom

Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to training.

Animal Research and 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.

  • Previous WorkShops

    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

    View Zoom Recording

    View Slideshow

    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.

    January 24,2022 at 2 p.m. CST

    Held via Zoom

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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.

    February 22nd,2022 at 2 p.m. CST

    Held via Zoom

    *a recording of the training will be available following the training

    Data Management

    This workshop will provide an overview of research data management at UNT. The training will explain the importance of good data management as well as responsible acquisition, management, sharing and ownership of data.

    March 14,2022 at 2 p.m. CST

    Held via Zoom

    *a recording of the training will be available for the following

    Biosafety

    This workshop will provide an overview of the UNT Biosafety program and how it overlaps with other areas of compliance. We will provide training regarding the framework required to conduct ethical and compliant research. We will also discuss how to meet humane and scientific standards.

    April 18th,2022 at 2 p.m. CST

    Held via Zoom

    *a recording of the training will be available for the following

    International Affiliations in Research

    This workshop will provide an overview of the importance of transparency related to foreign relationships and activities. The workshop will include training for disclosing international affiliations and provide resources and guidance related to compliance obligations to federal sponsors.