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Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Conduct in Research

The Office of Research Services will directly comply with the federal regulations in response to the 2007 COMPETES act. This act states that undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers participating in an awarded research project that was proposed on or after January 4, 2010 will be required to attend the RCR training.

For those supported by NSF, complete the online CITI training which provides information on core topics to consider in efforts to conduct research in a responsible manner. Instruction for registration and requirements for undergraduates and for graduate students/postdocs can be found in here:

If you are required to complete RCR training because of support through the NIH or an adjacent agency, or if you need additional information, contact Cindy Clark at cgclark@ou.edu.