RCR Instruction at UNH
RCR Instruction at UNH
UNH has a Web-based program of instruction related to the responsible conduct of research and scholarly activity. It consists of modules on the following topics:
- Use of Human Subjects in Research
- Care and Use of Vertebrate Animals
- Responsible Authorship and Publication Practices
- Misconduct in Scholarly Activity
- Data Management
- Conflict of Interest and Commitment
- Use of Hazardous Materials
- Peer Review
- Collaborative Research
- Intellectual Property
Modules, which take approximately 30 minutes each, may be completed according to the individual’s own timeframe.
Questions about the modules may be directed to Julie Simpson, Director, Research Integrity Services, at Julie.Simpson@unh.edu or 603-862-2003.
(Financial support for the development of these instructional modules has been provided by the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through a $25,000 Responsible Conduct of Research Resource Development Program grant. This grant supported approximately 80% of this project's costs.)
UNH offers a graduate course in responsible conduct of research each semester: GRAD 930 Ethics in Research and Scholarship (refer to the semester time and room schedule for course details).
Individual, professional, institutional and social issues related to the ethical conduct of research and scholarship. Uses case studies to demonstrate the application of pertinent regulations, policies, and guidelines. Variable (2-3) cr. (Cr/F)
This course examines questions and issues related to the conduct of research and scholarship. Questions include:
- Who owns the research data that you just collected?
- What constitutes plagiarism?
- What should you consider when involving people in your research?
Participants gain knowledge of professional and ethical standards of behavior in research and scholarship as well as pertinent regulations, policies, and guidelines. Through case study analysis and discussion participants will learn to identify and to analyze ethical issues that may arise in their professional careers in order to develop reasoned and justifiable plans of action. Course stresses both principles and application.
(Financial support for the development of this course has been provided by the Council of Graduate Schools and the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through a $15,000 Graduate Education in the Responsible Conduct of Research grant. This grant supported 100% of this project's costs.)