Ferris State University (FSU) offers training and educational opportunities for faculty & students involved in all aspects of undergraduate research and when applicable, graduate research. The following Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) program satisfies both the NIH & NSF requirements and incorporates online and face-to-face training.
FSU Utilizes the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) course in the Responsible Conduct of Research to provide a basic training in RCR. Training has been in place since 2012, is completed online and consists of the following modules:
Individuals must complete the following:
Research Ethics Conversations are offered regularly and are facilitated by the Office of Academic Training. Sessions consist of an hour long lecture and discussion. Individuals will attend at least 4 conversations offered in a year. Topics covered include: