The NC TraCS Institute is sponsoring a one-week course in the Responsible Conduct of Research organized and run by David Weber, MD, MPH, Director of the NC TraCS Institute Regulatory Core. The course covers all the NIH-required topics for the first phase of responsible conduct of research training:
· Policies regarding human subjects research
· Principles for the ethical use of animals in research
· Safe laboratory practices
· Conflict of interest
· Mentor/mentee relationships
· Peer review
· Authorship and publication
· Data acquisition, management, sharing, ownership
· Research misconduct
· Collaborative research
· Contemporary issues biomedical research
· Discussion sessions on the above topics using case studies
The course will be held from 8 am – 12 pm from Monday July 15 through Friday July 19 in Room 1131 of the Bioinformatics Building.
NOTE: This year the sessions have been organized so that the first 2 days will cover topics specific to human subjects research (Monday and Tuesday) with the rest of the week addressing the other topics considered part of Responsible Conduct of Research training (mentoring, authorship, etc.)
In order to receive credit for course completion participants must attend:
· Monday and Tuesday for human subjects training
· All five sessions for Responsible Conduct of Research
Individuals who are funded on an NIH-sponsored training, career development, research education or dissertation award or NSF-sponsored research project must have Responsible Conduct of Research training. If you are unclear if this applies to you, please check with your program director or administrator. For further information on the requirements for NIH and NSF, please consult the “University Plan for Training in Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)” (effective date October 9, 2012) at this link: http://www.unc.edu/depts/legal/rcp/RCRPlan.pdf
There is no charge for the course. Participants may choose to purchase the book Responsible Conduct of Research by Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik (second edition) to be used as a reference during the course and in the future.
To register for this course, please go to the UNC Event Registration page tracs.unc.edu/responsibleconduct_2013. For more information, please contact Carly Lamb at firstname.lastname@example.org.