University of Southern Indiana

RCR Workshops

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have established training requirements in Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) for programs supporting research training, career development, or research education.

 At least eight hours of face-to-face RCR training is required for undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and trainees who receive support through any NSF or NIH funds. This training should be completed by the end of one's program.

In order to meet this requirement, USI will provide a series of fifty minute workshops throughout the year for individuals to attend. Though required for students and trainees supported by NIH and NSF, all researchers, faculty, and students, are welcome to attend.

For more information about the requirements, visit this site or email

2015-2016 Workshop Schedule:  Research and Dessert

Our 2015-2016 workshop theme is research and dessert.  Join us for a 50 minute research presentation and enjoy a complimentary* decadent dessert! 

*RSVP to up to 24 hours prior to the session to claim your dessert upon arrival.

Fall 2015 Sessions

Wednesday, September 23, 1 p.m.

Topic: Data Acquisition and Laboratory Tools

Dessert:  Pina Colada Pie

Location:  University Center, Room 206


Wednesday, October 21, 1 p.m.

Topic: Authorship and Publication

Dessert:  Turtle Cheesecake

Location:  University Center East, Room 2207

Turtle Cheesecake Coffee

Tuesday, November 17, 1 p.m.

Topic: Collaborative Research

Dessert:  Carrot Cake

Location:  University Center East, Room 2217

Carrot Cake

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