Office of Research, UC Riverside
Office of Research Integrity

Responsible Conduct of Research Requirements


(1)  Nicholas H. Steneck.   U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Research Integrity - Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research. (2007)

(2) National Academy of Sciences: On Being a Scientist. Excellent introduction to the topic.

(3) North Carolina State University - excellent set of course modules on various RCR issues.

(4)  NIH Office of Research Integrity

(5)  Workshop on Ethics Education and Scientific and Engineering Research.  (2009).

(6)  AAMC Compact Between Biomedical Graduate Students and Their Research Advisors.  (2008)

(7)  AAMC Compact Between Postdoctoral Appointees and Their Mentors.  (2006)

(8) Council of Graduate Schools: Project for Scholarly Integrity

(9) National Postdoctoral Association Responsible Conduct of Research Toolkit

10) FASEB. Statement on Including Postdoctoral Mentoring Plans in Research Grant Applications -
Individual Development Plan for Postdoctoral Fellows -

RCR Web sites at other Institutions

(1)  University of Minnesota

(2)  Columbia

(3)  HHS ORI

(4)  The UCLA page has links that bring the many agency, UC and UCLA policies all together.

(5)  Wisconsin has a good landing page and explanations

(6)  Online Ethics Center:

(7)  Virginia Tech - excellent set of resources

(8) University of Indiana Poynter Center "Teaching Research Ethics" courses

(9)  University of Pittsburgh Proposal Grant Writing Websites

Case studies

(1)  University of Minnesota Teaching Ethics for Research, Scholarship, & Practice:

(2)  University of Alabama

(3) Muriel J. Bebeau. Moral Reasoning in Scientific Research.