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Ethics in Research Training for Postbacs and Graduate Students

The NIH has created a course specifically for recently arrived first year postbacs and grad students (i.e., GPP students) that will use lectures, group discussions and case studies to explore the principles of research ethics. Certificates will be awarded to those who complete the course.

Register for the course at the OITE website using the links below. Please note that you only need to register for one date. The following date is available:

Upcoming Virtual Session:   October 8, 2021 and October 26, 2021

We will cover both the principles of research ethics and ethics in action. Among the topics we will be covering are:

  • Overview of research ethics (current topics and historical studies)
  • Formal research misconduct (falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism)
  • Ethical research involving animal models and human subjects
  • Data acquisition and management
  • Practical applications of ethical principles in the lab or clinic

Note: If you took this course at NIH last year, you do not need to take it again.

The Following IC offers and requires their own ethics training: NIEHSThis course will not substitute for those requirements.

 

The following IC's require this training: CC, NCATS, NCCIH, NCI-CCR, NCI-DCEG, NEI, NHGRI, NHLBI, NIA, NIAID, NIAMS, NIBIB, NICHD, NIDA, NIDCD, NIDCR, NIDDK, NIMH, NINDS, NINR, and NLM.  

The following IC's strongly recommend this training: NCI-DCCPS.

NIH Intramural trainees who do not have access to their NIH email address should contact Dr. Andrea Naranjo Erazo to register for this training.

If you have further questions, please contact your institute's Training Director or Dr. Victor Correa Rodriguez.