University of Pennsylvania

Biomedical Graduate Studies
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Scientific Rigor and Reproducibility (SRR)

Responsible Conduct of Research - Description

Topics covered by training in Responsible Conduct of Research are acquisition and management of data, collaborative science, conflicts of interest and time, mentoring, peer review, research misconduct, responsible authorship and publication, scientists as responsible members of society, use of animals in research, and use of humans in research.

A description of each topic, together with policies, guidelines, case studies, and resources, can be found through their respective case-study modules. The links to these modules are provided here, as they are elsewhere.

Acquisition and Management of Data

Collaborative Science

Conflicts of Interest and Time

Peer Review

Research Misconduct

Responsible Authorship and Publication

Scientists as Responsible Members of Society

Use of Animals in Research

Use of Humans in Research