Research Education & Information (REI)

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

Other Available RCR Education Opportunities

Interactive Movies on Research Misconduct Become the lead characters in an interactive movie and make decisions about integrity in research that can have long-term consequences. The simulation addresses Responsible Conduct of Research topics such as avoiding research misconduct, mentorship responsibilities, handling of data, responsible authorship, and questionable research practices. This interactive training video educates clinical and […]

RCR Resources on the Web

Online Publications Introduction to Responsible Conduct in Research  |  Office of Research Integrity — Nicholas Steneck, PhD This booklet introduces the reader to the nine RCR core instructional areas in four sections that follows research from inception to planning, conducting, reporting, and reviewing research. The publication features case studies, text-box inserts, discussion questions, and electronic and printed resources. […]

NSF Competes – Submission of Continuing RCR Education Attendance Records

Continuing Education Submission Schools, departments, and programs in receipt of NSF funds must: 1. Collect documentation and maintain records of educational content and proof of attendance for each session attended by a qualifying individual. 2. Submit attendance records within 30 days of each session. Submitting Attendance Records To submit attendance records, access the RCR Continuing Education […]

PERCSS Boilerplate Language

Disclaimer: Please utilize this information as appropriate and applicable to your application. The content provided below is not meant to replace individually tailored RCR education plans. Using this information verbatim is not recommended. Washington University provides education in ethics and responsible conduct in research via PERCSS, the Program for Ethical and Responsible Conduct in Science […]

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 […]

NIH Policy on the Responsible Conduct of Research

Release date: November 24, 2009 (NOT-OD-10-019) Last update: February 17, 2022 (NOT-OD-22-055) The NIH Policy on Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) provides specific requirements for RCR education plans, including ongoing monitoring and reporting on the fulfillment of the plans. For access to Washington University RCR resources, please visit the Responsible Conduct of […]