RCR Education Advisory Committee

The RCR Education Advisory Committee (RCREAC) is composed of representatives from schools and colleges of Boston University with students participating in BU RCR instruction programs.

Research Compliance provides the infrastructure for core RCR programs and verifies institutional and investigator compliance with regulatory requirements. The Research Compliance office works directly with the RCREAC to accomplish its mission.

Please see the RCREAC 2013-2014 Roster for a complete list of the committee and subcommittee members.


The RCR Education Advisory Committee is responsible for:

  • providing institutional leadership for implementing and evaluating RCR instruction programs
  • assisting in the development and review of RCR instructional programs, including the curricula and format
  • serving as a liaison between Research Compliance and schools, departments, and graduate programs for implementation of the RCR plan
  • developing minimum standards of RCR instruction for each target audience
  • recommending implementation of policies that promote the institutional goals of education in the responsible conduct of research

Meeting Dates

RCR Education Advisory Committee liaison and subcommittee meetings will generally occur from 12:30–2 p.m. on their designated dates, alternating between campuses. Please see the schedule below. For information about the BU intercampus shuttle, see the BUS website.

Date Type Location Time
TBD Subcommittee Meeting Medical Campus:
TBD Subcommittee Meeting Charles River Campus:
TBD Full Committee Meeting Medical Campus: