Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship

Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship Workshop Series

The Graduate School requirement for Responsible Conduct of Research & Scholarship (RCR) education of MSU’s graduate students includes a face to face component. This allows questions/issues/concerns that may have been raised while undertaking the required CITI modules to be addressed, as well as solidifies important points within this required modules. Moreover, these arranged sessions should help to fulfill the face-to-face hours required by multiple funding agencies.

Workshop Series Coordinators

Dr. Stephanie W. Watts, Series Coordinator/Faculty/Assistant Dean, Pharmacology & Toxicology, 517-353-3724,

Dr. Judith Stoddart, Interim Dean, The Graduate School, 517-353-3220,

Workshop Series Syllabus 2016-17 (pdf)

If you previously took some RCR workshops and need to complete the series, this PDF shows how the workshop topics offered in 2015-16 compare to this year.

Schedule of Presentations 2016-17

All RCR workshops will be held in Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Lane, Kiva, East Lansing, MI 48824

Check-In 5:15 – 5:50 p.m.

Workshop Programs 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Data and Data Management, Thursday, September 22, 2016

Authorship, October 13, 2016

Plagiarism, November 3, 2016

Research Misconduct, November 17, 2016

Use of Human Subjects, January 12, 2017

Use of Animal Subjects, February 2, 2017

Rigor and Reproducibility, February 9, 2017

Peer Review, March 2, 2017