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Responsible Conduct of Research

Ferris State University (FSU) offers training and educational opportunities for faculty and 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 and NSF requirements with online training.

Online 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:

  • Introduction to the Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Research Misconduct
  • Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership
  • Social and Behavioral Module
  • Biomedical Modules
  • Human Subjects
  • Animal Care and Use
  • Human Subject Research
  • Good Clinical Practice
  • Conflict of Interest

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Education (FLITE)
1010 Campus Drive, FLITE 410C
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2547
[email protected]