Educational Training in Responsible Conduct of Research

    Educational training in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is required for all Marywood researchers (faculty, staff, and students).  RCR Training will meet the standards of the Public Health Service, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and other regulatory agencies.  Required training is identified by the Assistant Vice President for Research and made accessible through the Office of Research and Community Collaboration website.

    Evidence of completed Responsible Conduct of Research training must be submitted with research protocol applications to the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Exempt Review Board (ERB), Departmental Review Board (DRB), and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).  If the proposal does not require committee approval as above, then evidence of RCR training must be submitted to the Office of Research and Community Collaboration before an externally or internally funded project can begin.