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HST.502 Survival Skills for Researchers: The Responsible Conduct of Research

HST.502 Survival Skills for Researchers: The Responsible Conduct of Research

This course is designed to provide graduate students and postdoctoral associates with techniques that enhance both validity and responsible conduct in scientific practice. Lectures present practical steps for developing skills in scientific research and are combined with discussion of cases. The course covers study design, preparation of proposals and manuscripts, peer review, authorship, use of humans and non-human animals in research, allegations of misconduct, and intellectual property. Also discussed are mentoring relationships and career options. Aspects of responsible research conduct are integrated into lectures and case discussion as appropriate to the specific topic. This course also satisfies the training grant requirements of the NIH for education in the responsible conduct of... Show More


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Meekyoung Yi
Meekyoung Yi (Faculty)
7 years ago

This material is very easy to navigate and clearly organized. It would be very attractive to use it in a classroom setting because of its powerpoint presentation slides that are informative and useful. I read through the whole material because it was very interesting.

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Easy to navigate and clean looking. Every category discussed was properly bibliographed.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes