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The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce our Spring 2019 course dates for Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training:

Boston Campus: four Tuesday mornings (April 9, 16, 23 and 30) from 9:30 am to noon each day; campus location to be announced

Medford/Somerville Campus: four Thursday afternoons (April 11, 18 and 25 and May 2) from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm each day; campus location to be announced

Attendance to all four dates on each campus is required for certification of completion of training.  The course syllabus and campus location will be sent to all enrollees in advance of the first date.

The RCR Course at Tufts University is designed to meet NIH and NSF requirements for grant-funded research.  The purpose of the course is to help guide the Tufts University research community in understanding the multi-faceted aspects of research integrity and to reinforce the importance of conducting research in an honest, objective, and responsible way.

For course enrollment and specific questions about the training, please email

For general RCR information, please visit the OVPR website at .