Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series

Support of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SOURCE) and the Office of Research Administration will offer the Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series, a four-part seminar series focused on research ethics for undergraduate researchers.

The seminars will be held Oct. 3, Oct. 17, Nov. 7 and Nov. 21 from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. in Nord Hall, Room 400.

Students can register online for the sessions.

The following sessions will be offered.

Learn about educational seminars and information sessions offered through SOURCE.

Laboratory Safety

Oct. 3

Research involves inherent risks to those working in the laboratory. If you plan to work with viruses, radiation or other potentially harmful substances, learn how to protect yourself and understand what training you should have before you start.

Communication & Collaboration

Oct. 17

Find out what you should expect from the relationships you have with the principal investigator, the graduate students and the postdocs, and understand what training you should have before you start.

Humans & Animals

Nov. 7

When performing research involving humans or animals, it is important to understand your responsibilities. This session will cover how to protect human subjects in research as well as outline the practices employed by the university to ensure humane care and use of animals in research.

Data Management

Nov. 21

Data management encompasses many topics, including acquisition, analysis, security, confidentiality, sharing, custody and retention of data. This seminar will introduce the standards available for managing research data and providing guidelines for best practices.