2021 Summer Seminar Series:

Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research


Overview: By participating in this seminar series, participants will gain an understanding of research integrity, 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 will be held via Zoom and will last 1-2 hours, depending on the topic.

RCR Certificate: If the student completes the full seminar series – 13 core courses labeled with “(CC)” distinction – the student will receive a certificate indicating that the training satisfies the NSF and USDA RCR training requirements. Enrollment in the certificate program is not required to attend the seminars ad hoc.

Seminar Schedule:

Below is the schedule of RCR seminars for the Summer of 2021. All presentations are freely available under Creative Commons License.

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Seminar

2021 Summer RCR Course Descriptions
Date & TimeDescriptionInstructor(s)
(CC) Mentor/Mentee Relationships- Finding the Right Balance

Contact instructor directly at lindasearby@coe.ufl.edu for presentation.
May 20
2:00-3:00pm
This session will cover the ways to establish a healthy and productive mentoring relationship as both a mentor and mentee.Linda Searby
(CC) Collaborative Research

5.25 RCR Summer Series 2021_CR_MLCF

Michelle Leonard, Cassandra Farley. (2021, Summer). Collaborative Research [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
May 25
2:00-3:30pm
We will discuss the need for collaborative research, the different types of collaboration, and how to successfully build collaborative relationships.Michelle Leonard
Cassandra Farley
NEW! Research Material Transfer Agreements and International Shipping

5.26 RCR_International Shipping_5.26.21_final

5.26 RCR_International Shipping_5.26.21_final

William Bucha, Carter Post. (2021, Summer). Research Material Transfer Agreements and International Shipping [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
May 26
2:00-3:00pm
In this seminar, we will discuss the formal requirements for international shipments and material transfers, as well as the offices that manage these requirements.William Bucha
Carter Post
(CC) Research Conflicts of Interest

5.27 RCR Summer Series 2021 Research COI 5.27.21

5.27 RCR Summer Series 2021 Research COI 5.27.21

Amber Moore. (2021, Summer). Research Conflicts of Interest [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
May 27
2:00-3:30pm
This session will include best practices for disclosure, management and monitoring of individual and institutional conflicts of interest in basic and human subjects research. Requirements of federal and UF policies will be presented.Amber Moore
New! The Effects of Culture on the Research Lab Dynamics and Study Design

6.2 Effects of Culture on Research Lab(1)

6.2 Effects of Culture on Research Lab(1)

Tiffany Pineda. (2021, Summer). The Effects of Culture on the Research Lab Dynamics and Study Design [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 2
1:00-2:30pm
This seminar will consider one of the aspects of research success often left unconsidered: the importance and effects of culture in human subjects research. We will discuss tools, and resources to revise or design research studies, team training, or research team composition culture in consideration.Tiffany Pineda
(CC) Research Misconduct Overview

6.3 RM Overview_2021 lks (1)

Cassandra Farley, Laura Schaecher. (2021, Summer). Research Misconduct Overview [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 3
2:00-3:30pm
Here, participants will learn about the concept of research misconduct, the standards for a research misconduct finding, and take an in-depth look at fabrication and falsification.Cassandra Farley
Laura Schaecher
(CC) Research Misconduct: Plagiarism

6.8 Plagarism Presentation

6.8 Plagiarism_RCRSummerSeries_6.8.21 (1)

Cassandra Farley, Laura Schaecher. (2021, Summer). Research Misconduct: Plagiarism [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 8
2:00-3:00pm
This session will introduce the definitions of plagiarism as part of research misconduct for researchers, and how UF interprets plagiarism in the UF Honor Code for students.Cassandra Farley
Laura Schaecher
(CC) Research Misconduct: ORI – The Lab

6.15 The Lab RCR CERT 2021_

6.15 The Lab RCR CERT 2021_

Bob Kolb, Terry Selfe. (2021, Summer). Research Misconduct: ORI – The Lab [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 15: 1:00-2:30pm
June 17: 1:00-2:30pm
This two-part seminar will walk participants through a research misconduct case study, allowing them to explore the various considerations we must make when confronted with research misconduct and ethical breaches.Bob Kolb
Terry Selfe
(CC) Ethics of Authorship

6.22 Ethics_Authorship_2021

6.22 Ethics_Authorship_2021

Michelle Leonard. (2021, Summer). Ethics of Authorship [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 22
2:00-3:00pm
This session will define authorship, understand the nuances of acknowledgement, and offer suggestions on how to avoid authorship disputes on grants, and in publications.Michelle Leonard
NEW! International Engagements in Research Update

6.23 International Engagements_RCRSummerSeries_6.23.21

6.23 International Engagements_RCRSummerSeries_6.23.21

Cassandra Farley. (2021, Summer). International Engagements in Research Update [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 23
2:00-3:00pm
This seminar will explore the different types of international engagements and discuss the changing landscape for international programs and collaborations at both the state and federal level. We will also review the recent guidance released by federal sponsors for Sponsored Research.Cassandra Farley
(CC) Rigors of Peer Review

6.24 RCR_PeerReview_2021_0624

6.24 RCR_PeerReview_2021_0624

Michelle Leonard, Suzanne Stapleton. (2021, Summer). Rigors of Peer Review [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 24
2:00-3:00pm
In this session, the peer review process will be explained and we will discuss modern variations of the process. Participants will be provided resources to guide in conducting peer review.Michelle Leonard
Suzanne Stapleton
(CC) NEW! Data Ethics for Trustworthy A.I.

6.28 RCR_Data_Ethics_slides

6.28 RCR_Data_Ethics_slides

Dan Maxwell, Brian Stucky. (2021, Summer). Data Ethics for Trustworthy A.I. [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/

June 28
2:00-3:00pm
This session will introduce students to some of the fundamental ethical issues of collecting and using big data in AI-enabled research.Dan Maxwell
Brian Stucky
(CC) Reproducibility & Replicability

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6.29 2021-06-29_reproducibility

Hao Ye. (2021, Summer). Reproducibility & Replicability [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 29
2:00-3:00pm
The session will explore tools and techniques for ensuring your research is reproducible and replicable.Hao Ye
Introduction to Research Metrics and Impact

6.30 RCR Research Metrics Workshop 2021 archive

6.30 RCR Research Metrics Workshop 2021 archive

Tara Cataldo, Terry Selfe, Suzanne Stapleton. (2021, Summer). Introduction to Research Metrics and Impact [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
June 30
1:00-2:30
This session will introduce metrics commonly used to measure research impact and where to find them, how they are used, and best practices for putting the numbers into context.Tara Cataldo
Terry Selfe
Suzanne Stapleton
(CC) IRB & Informed Consent

7.1 IRB and Informed Consent RCR June 2021

7.1 IRB and Informed Consent RCR June 2021

Tiffany Pineda. (2021, Summer). IRB & Informed Consent [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
July 1
2:00-3:30pm
The seminar will provide a high-level overview of the IRB process and the requirements for informed consent.Tiffany Pineda
(CC) Export Control Overview

7.8 MNP-EC-2021-RCR-final

7.8 MNP-EC-2021-RCR-final

Marsha Pesch. (2021, Summer). Export Control Overview [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
July 8
2:00-3:30pm
This session will provide an overview of key export control concepts including Export Control regulations, deemed exports and dual use technologies.Marsha Pesch
NEW! Budgeting Basics for Research Proposals

7.12 RCR_Budgeting Basics

7.12 RCR_Budgeting Basics

Amber Hardie. (2021, Summer). Budgeting Basics for Research Proposals [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
July 12
1:00-2:00pm
This session will help participants understand the basics of budgeting on sponsored projects in order to ensure compliance with Sponsor and UF rules and regulations.Amber Hardie
NEW! Predatory Journals

7.14 RCR_Predatory Journals_2021_final

7.14 RCR_Predatory Journals_2021_final

Michelle Leonard, Josepha A. Cheong, Terry Selfe, Tara Cataldo, Suzanne Stapleton. (2021, Summer). Predatory Journals [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/
July 14
1:00-2:30pm
This session will introduce the participants to the definition of predatory journals, how to avoid being scammed, what to do if you accidently submit your work to a predatory journal, and best practices on where to publish.Michelle Leonard
Josepha A. Cheong
Terry Selfe
Tara Cataldo
Suzanne Stapleton
(CC) Putting it All Together

Presentation not available.
July 15
2:00-3:00pm
This session will review all of the core RCR topics and tie key concepts together.Michelle Leonard
Cassandra Farley
NEW! CV and Biosketch Truthfulness

7.21 Selfe-2021-RCR-CV-Biosketch-2021-07-21

7.21 Selfe-2021-RCR-CV-Biosketch-2021-07-21

Terry Selfe. (2021, Summer). CV and Biosketch Truthfulness [PowerPoint presentation]. UF Research Integrity RCR Summer Seminar Series. https://research.ufl.edu/rcr/rcr-training/2021-summer-seminar-series/

July 21
1-2:30
This session will cover best practices for reporting your scholarly accomplishments accurately to ensure the integrity of your CV/biosketch.Terry Selfe
NEW! Leadership Roundtable*August 24: 10:00-12:00Moderated by the Chief Compliance Officer, this roundtable with UF senior leadership will discuss ethical decision making and research integrity.Terra Dubois, Moderator

*Note: We expect the Leadership Roundtable to be very popular and will be sending out a separate registration call closer to the event. Participants in the RCR certification will have priority enrollment for this event.