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Research Ethics

Graph of rise in research misconduct.

Daniel Peake (February 17, 2010), Scandalous science, MEDILL Reports.

In response to the rise in research misconduct, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) require ethics training for undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral researchers supported on an NSF or selected NIH grants.  Carnegie Mellon’s Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) seminar series was developed to meet these requirements.   

CMU’s Office of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC) sponsors the RCR series and provides the following resources:

For questions concerning RCR, RCR requirements, or RCR education and training, contact rcr-education@andrew.cmu.edu.