Trainings for Researchers

Compliance Trainings Below are the major compliance trainings required for the research community. Most mandatory trainings are assigned in Learn@Work based on HR data or by the completion of the Compliance Profile. All members of the research community are encouraged to complete the compliance profile at the start of a new position or when job […]

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. […]

Submit Continuing RCR Education Attendance Records for NSF COMPETES

Individual learners should NOT submit personal training records via the method below. This method is for group trainings with a school, department, or program. If you attended a training outside of your department/non-WashU training, then you should submit your training completion to a research administrator in your department. Continuing Education Submission Schools, departments, and programs […]

RCR Boilerplate Language

Disclaimer: Please use 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 web-based trainings and face-to-face workshops. Web-based Education WashU provides two […]

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 […]