Responsible Conduct of Research

Prairie View A&M University is committed to conducting research responsibly and ethically. Topics related to Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) include: Research Misconduct, Data Management, Conflict of Interest, Collaborative Science, Responsible Authorship, Mentoring, Peer Review, Animals Research, Biosafety-DNA/rNA, and Human Subjects Research.

Training is offered by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative to familiarize researchers with these topics. This training meets the National Science Foundation (NSF) requirements for RCR training for student and postdoctoral researchers working on an NSF-sponsored project.

There are multiple course options for training.  Below are the instructions for setting up a profile and completing RCR training via CITI.

CITI RCR Training Instructions

Please review the current institutional training plans and guidelines  designed to ensure compliance with the NIH, NSF, USDA-NIFA requirements for Responsible and Ethical Conduct in Research: