Intermediate RCR For Master’s Degree Candidates
The program provides advice on mentorship, introduces basic responsibilities of data management, collaboration, publication, and introduces Boston University procedures relating to scientific misconduct and conflicts of interest in research.
The program includes two parts:
- BU Introductory RCR Online (a power point and quiz) and
- Three CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) online modules on Data Management, Authorship and Publication, and Research Misconduct and Whistle-blowing.
Additional recommended links and resources are provided. The Office of Research Compliance will track Blackboard and CITI requirement statuses, maintain completion status lists, and will issue certificates upon request
To Register for Intermediate RCR
1. Master’s degree candidates must first enroll in and complete Introductory RCR Online.
To register for the online course: if you are not enrolled as a user in Blackboard LEARN, please contact the IT Help Center to request an account. Users may self-enroll in the Introductory RCR Online course. Please contact Alissa Beideck with any questions.
2. After completion of Introductory RCR, participants must complete the three required RCR Modules on Data Management, Authorship and Publication, and Research Misconduct and Whistle-blowing through CITI.
To enroll in the CITI course:
- Sign up for a CITI account
- Affiliate with Boston University (*please note that if you affiliate with Boston University Medical Campus through CITI, you will not be able to access the RCR course)
- Enroll in and complete the Boston University Intermediate RCR course.
- Intermediate RCR should be completed within 30 days of starting RCR
Note: If you are not sure whether this RCR program is the right one for you, please go to RCR Program Basics, on our main RCR website.
|Office||Office of Research Compliance|
|Division||Research Integrity and Assurance|
|Course Title||Full title: Intermediate RCR for Master’s Degree Candidates|
|Campus in which
|Audience||Master’s degree candidates in the sciences or engineering.|
|Duration||Approximately 3 hours|
|When Offered (days/times)||N/A (online)|
|Teaching Medium||Online (Powerpoint presentation and Quiz) and CITI online modules|
|Registration||Blackboard and CITI|