Education and Training

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

About

The PERCSS Core Curriculum features eight web-based learning modules in areas related to ethical and responsible conduct of research. For additional research ethics training, see the Education and Training Section of Responsible Conduct of Research.

All members of the Washington University research community are welcome to participate in PERCSS educational programming.

Core Curriculum

The PERCSS Core Curriculum  is accessible via Learn@Work consists of eight web-based learning modules in the following subject areas:

  1. Introduction to Ethical and Responsible Research
  2. Authorship and Publication
  3. Collaborative Research
  4. Conflict of Interest
  5. Data Ownership, Acquisition, Sharing, and Management
  6. Mentor-Trainee Relationships
  7. Peer Review
  8. Research Integrity

For system and technical requirements, visit the Learn@Work support page.

Click here for PERCSS boilerplate language.

For additional resources on each topic, view the PERCSS Reference Library document.

Contacts

PERCSS is managed by Research Education and Information, in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. For questions or additional information about this program, please contact:

Blake Fuhler
Director, Research Education and Information
314-747-2941

Aubrey Morrison, MD
Research Integrity Officer
​Professor of Medicine
314-454-8495