Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Core Curriculum
New faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and others serving as principal investigators (PIs) are required to complete online RCR Core Curriculum education and possibly additional courses, depending on their research activities. Graduate students planning to function as PIs should consult with the relevant graduate program office for RCR requirements.
Researcher Area of Expertise
Select the version of the RCR Core Curriculum that best fits your field (ULearn Course). Access is available to faculty and staff with an Internet ID (x.500) and password.
- RCR Core—Arts and Humanities (RC4101)
- RCR Core—Biomedical Sciences (RC4100)
- RCR Core—Engineering and Technology (RC4102)
- RCR Core—Natural and Physical Sciences (RC4103)
- RCR Core—Social and Behavioral Sciences (RC4104)
The RCR Core Curriculum must be completed no later than 90 days from the date of a PI’s initial appointment. Personnel anticipating a research award within the 90 day window should meet the RCR requirement as early as possible. Awarded funds cannot be released until all RCR requirements are met.