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Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop

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Date: Thursday, November 2

Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location: 106 Panhellenic Building

The University of Tennessee Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) announces a one-day workshop to provide training in the responsible conduct of research (RCR).

RCR instruction is targeted towards individuals preparing for careers as research scientists and those seeking to fulfill the professional development requirements pertaining to RCR mandated by federal funding agencies. Scholars, supervisors of graduate & undergraduate researchers, department administrators, and PhD students are encouraged to attend.

Representatives from across the campus research community will present on: collaborative research, culturally diverse mentoring, data management plans and best practices, acquiring and maintaining IRB approval at UT, and publication issues and best practices. Separate breakout sessions will be available for those who work with human subjects or conduct laboratory research, as well as an interactive discussion of real life research misconduct scenarios.


8:30a-8:50a: Welcome, Dr. Robert Nobles and Dr. Samantha Ehrlich

8:50a-9:20a: Receiving and Maintaining IRB Approval, Dr. Colleen Gilrane

9:20a-9:50a: Mentoring, Dr. Sekeenia Haynes

9:50a-10:20a: Data Management, Chris Eaker

10:20a-10:30a: Break

10:30a-11:00a: Collaborative Research, Dr. Lee Riedinger

11:00a-11:30a: Grants and Contracts, David Semlser

11:30a-12:30p: Publishing and Copyright, Rachel Caldwell

12:30p-1:30p: Lunch

1:30p-2:30p: Human Subjects Research, Dr. Samantha Ehrlich and Kristine Hershberger

2:10p-2:30p: Research Animals, Dr. Lori Cole

2:30p-2:40p: Break

2:40p-4:00p: Case Studies Activity


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