2022 Summer Seminar Series

Research Integrity and the Responsible Conduct of Research

Overview: By participating in this seminar series, participants will gain an understanding of the responsible conduct of research and an overview of the UF research enterprise. Participants may enroll in one class, the whole series, or any set of classes in any combination. All classes are discussion based with active learning components to maximize participant involvement. The sessions will be held via Zoom and will last ~ 1-1.5 hours, depending on the topic.

RCR Certificate: If the participant completes the full seminar series (13 core courses, listed below with (CC)), they will receive a certificate indicating that the training satisfies the NIH, NSF, and USDA RCR training requirements. Note: This training and certificate is an alternative to the online CITI RCR module.

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Below, participants share their experience from the 2021 Summer Seminar Series:

SeminarDescriptionInstructor(s)Date & Time
(CC) Mentor/Mentee RelationshipsThis session discusses how to establish a healthy and productive mentoring relationship as both a mentor and mentee.Yenisel Cruz-AlmeidaMay 26
(CC) Collaborative ResearchThis session delves into collaborative research, identifies the different types of collaboration, and how to successfully build collaborative relationships.Yulia StrekalovaMay 31
(CC)Research Misconduct OverviewThis session identifies research misconduct and the standards for research misconduct findings, including a review of data fabrication and falsification.Cassandra Farley
Amber Moore
June 2
(CC) Research Misconduct: PlagiarismThis session introduces plagiarism as part of research misconduct, and examines how UF interprets plagiarism in the UF Honor Code.Michelle LeonardJune 7
(CC) Ethics of AuthorshipThis session focuses on authorship, the nuances of acknowledgement, and offers suggestions on how to avoid authorship disputes.Suzanne StapletonJune 9
(CC) Research Misconduct: The LabThis two-part session explores various options when confronted with research misconduct and ethical breaches.Bob Kolb
Terry Selfe
June 14 & 16
(CC) Research Conflicts of InterestThis session includes best practices for disclosure, management and monitoring of individual and institutional conflicts of interest in basic and human subjects research.Amber Moore
Chris Mullaney
June 21
(CC) Rigors of Peer ReviewThis session highlights the types of peer review, including open review with preprint servers.Tara Cataldo
Suzanne Stapleton
June 23
(CC) Data Ethics
This session introduces the concepts of secure and ethical data use; data confidentiality, management, sharing and ownership.Chris Barnes
Mel Moreno
June 28
(CC) Reproducibility & ReplicabilityThe session explores tools and techniques for ensuring your research is reproducible and replicable, including data acquisition and analysis, and laboratory tools.Lisa EmersonJune 30
(CC) Export Control OverviewThis session provides an overview of export control, including regulations, deemed exports and dual use technologies.Marsha PeschJuly 7
(CC) Safe Research Environments
This session introduces concepts that promote inclusion and free from biases such as sexual, racial, ethnic, disability and other forms of harassment.Tiffany Pineda
Jennifer Hosford
Martin Noguera
July 12
(CC) RCR Action PlanThis session reviews the core RCR topics and ties key concepts together. Participants will create an action plan based on a template.Yulia Strekalova
Michelle Leonard
Cassandra Farley
July 13
NIH Data Management Plan & Sharing
This session focuses on the new NIH Data Management Plans & Sharing Policy that goes into effect in January 2023 and includes information on compliance with Sponsor rules and regulations.Taunton Paine,
Director, Scientific Data Sharing Policy Division
Office of Science Policy, NIH
Dr. Cindy Danielson, NIH
July 19
The Research Clinic
This session features an interactive training video that educates clinical and social researchers on the importance of appropriately protecting research participants and avoiding research misconduct.Bob Kolb
Terry Selfe
July 21

The 2022 RCR Summer Seminar Series is funded in part by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Research Integrity grant (#ORIIR210068).

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