Undergraduate Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

Undergraduate students participating in National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and United States Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) sponsored research are required to be trained in the Responsible Conduct of Research. The training is valid for four years; students will be provided a completion certificate which they should provide to their supervisor.

Summer 2024 Training

The Summer 2024 Undergraduate Responsible Conduct of Research training will be an asynchronous, online, self-paced course available from Monday, June 3rd to Friday, July 5th. An enrollment link to the Brightspace course will be available starting June 3rd. Please note that while the course is self-paced and asynchronous, all material must be completed within the above time frame.

More Information

For more information about RCR in general, see Responsible Conduct of Research.

For questions regarding the Undergraduate RCR Training on Brightspace, please contact the course coordinator:

Shelby Helwig, Ph.D.

Research Compliance Officer II

shelby.helwig@maine.edu

207.581.1459