Research Education & Information (REI)

Provides programming, resources, and tools that promote ethical and responsible conduct of research and support research management and compliance activities

Iris Dickhoff-Peper

Director, Research Education & Information

  • Phone: 314-747-4288
  • Email: ipeper@wustl.edu
  • Office: Research Education & Information (REI)

Cynthia McKenna

Research Administration Training Manager

  • Phone: 314 747-2941
  • Email: mckenna@wustl.edu
  • Office: Research Education & Information (REI)

About

Research Education and Information (REI) is a part of Research Administration, under the Vice Chancellor for Research. Our mission is to provide exceptional programs, resources, and tools that promote ethical and responsible conduct of research and support research management and compliance activities at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL). In furtherance of our mission, we provide a variety of duties and services including:​

  • development and implementation of educational programming (both online and face-to-face) for researchers and research administrators
  • hosting of special events and programs related to research
  • development of resource documents, brochures, and educational materials
  • maintenance and expansion of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research website
  • administration of the Research News listserv and the Research Education Calendar

REI regularly collaborates with WUSTL faculty, departments and program administrators, and compliance offices to ensure the success of its initiatives.

Ongoing Events

Research Administrator (RA) Forums

Program for the Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Science and Scholarship (PERCSS)

New Events

Researcher Forum

This event offers over 40 concurrent sessions that will help navigate the complexities of the research environment and highlight resources available at the University.

Education Tracking Form

To submit information for lectures, talks, or other educational events in which your office was  a participant or sponsor, please complete the Research Administration Education Tracking Form.

Staff

Iris Peper
Director, Research Education & Information
314-747-4288

Cynthia McKenna
Research Administration Training Manager
314-747-2941

Jessica Brannan
Research Education Associate
314-747-1439

Rashaun DeBord
Research Education Specialist
314-362-3437

Kathy Fletcher
Administrative Assistant
314-362-2709

Danica Johnson
Research Education Specialist
314-747-5574