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RCR Training Program

Please visit the RCR Training Program page for information related to this topic.

Online RCR Training Modules

Online education in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), which includes research misconduct as well as other topics such as human research protections, laboratory animal welfare, publication practices, and mentor-trainee relationships is available for faculty, staff and students via the CITI training program. 

CITI registration instructions

ORC Brown Bag Series

The Brown Bag Seminar Series is an opportunity for the Clemson University community to better understand research integrity and research compliance related topics. 

Please register for one or more of the following presentations
*For off-campus sites who would like to participate via video conferencing, please contact our office

Tuesday, September 16, 11:30am – 12:30pm, Student Senate Chambers

"Science Integrity, Scientific Misconduct, and Federal Policy", presenter Dr. Gary Machlis, professor of Environmental Sustainability, joined the faculty in 2013. He is also Science Advisor to the Director of the National Park Service, and in that capacity serves as the Science Integrity Officer for the National Park Service, handling all cases concerning scientific misconduct for the agency. Dr. Machlis has a Ph.D. in human ecology from Yale University, and in 2010 was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Under President Obama's Executive Order on scientific integrity, federal agencies have developed specific policies regarding science integrity and scientific misconduct. These policies have implications for universities conducting federally-sponsored research. The presentation focuses on the newly-established policies of the US Department of the Interior (which includes the National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and the US Geological Survey) as an example of the wider effort to promote science integrity and respond to scientific misconduct.

Questions?  Please contact Tracy Arwood, 864-656-1525

Past Brown Bag Lunch Seminars for RCR Training:  

Managing Disclosure Risk in an Era of Big Data, Jason Thatcher, 04/22/14

Do I Really Need an IBC Protocol? The When, Where, and Hows to Complete an IBC Protocol, Jim Morris, 04/08/14

What happens after I receive an award?, Roberta Elrod, 03/26/14

Research Safety Brown Bag: Promoting a Safety Culture, Bobby Clark, 03/25/14

Research Safety Brown Bag: Safe Handling and Proper Storage of Chemicals in Laboratories, Naomi Kelly, 03/24/14

Clemson Innovation Network, 03/13/14

Biosafety at Clemson University, Bobby Clark, 3/3/14

Research Safety Brown Bag: Hazardous Waste Training- How to Dispose of Chemical Waste, June Brock-Carroll, 02/17/14, 2/18/14, 2/19/14, 3/3/14, 3/10/14, 3/13/14

Peer Review at NIH: A View from the Inside, Jim McCubbin, 10/23/13

Issues in Data Handling:  Image Processing, Julia Frugoli, 9/17/13

Health and Safety Issues in the Arts, Monona Rossol, 9/2/13

How to Dispose of Chemical Waste:  Hazardous Waste Training Session, Office of Research Safety, 7/9/13, 7/10/13, 7/11/13

Biological Safety-How to to Perform a Risk Assessment, 3/26/13

"So You Want to Be An Author?" Issues in Scientific Authorship, 3/12/13

Hazardous Waste-Training for Generators, 2/12/13, 2/20/13, 3/5/13

Biological Safety-Lab Practices Inspection, 2/5/13

Radiological Safety, Larry Addis, 11/13/12

General Lab and Chemical Safety, Linda Jenkins, 11/6/12

Hazardous Waste, June Brock-Carroll & Stephen Schutt, 10/23/12

Biological Safety, Bobby Clark, 10/9/12

Navigating the AUP form, John Parrish, 9/18/12

To Publish or Not to Publish - When a Paper can be a Weapon, Julia Frugoli, 3/28/12

Ethical Conduct of Research, Mickey Lauria 2/22/12

Emergency Preparedness 101, Lynn Fisher 1/25/12

Animal Welfare 2011, Peter Skewes, 11/10/11

What is Export Control?, Tami Hemingway, 10/13/11

Data Security, Kevin McKenzie, 9/8/11

Improving Readability - How "readable" are your surveys and consent forms?, Robert Bixler, 4/7/11

Navigating the IBC Review Process, William Marcotte, 3/3/11

Copyright Law for Researchers, Renee Roux and JoAnna Floyd, 2/3/11

If faculty, staff and students would like to have specialized training or have suggestions for future programs, please contact Tracy Arwood, 864-656-1525.

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