The Duke Graduate School regularly offers RCR training in a range of topics including those identified by the US Office of Research Integrity as well as other areas necessary for your professional development as a scholar engaged with your research community. Forums offered by the Graduate School are organized into four broad areas. Each is listed below with its transcript designation, examples of specific topics and links to relevant resources. (In the past, the numbers 711 and 712 were used.)
Academic Integrity & Misconduct (GS 714)
This area includes scholarly communications, copyright, intellectual property, authorship, open access/institutional repositories, falsification/fabrication/plagiarism, standards of conduct & other topics related to academic integrity.
- Identifying and reporting misconduct
- Duke Library tutorial on plagiarism
- Copyright concerns
- Scholarly Communications @ Duke blog
- Duke Standard of Conduct
- Policy on intellectual property
- Policy on inventions, patents, technology transfer
- Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communications
Diversity & Inclusion in a Research Environment (GS715)
RCR topics in this area: Implicit bias, harassment prevention and handling complaints, issues of institutional equity, issues of race, gender and protected status in a scholarly environment.
Mentoring & Wellness (GS 716)
Mentor/advisee responsibilities, conflict of interest or commitment, navigating professional relationships, campus mental health resources, stress management.
- Duke Graduate School: Best Practices: Core expectations in Graduate Education
- Duke University Center of Exemplary Mentoring
- Duke Counciling and Psychological Services
- Duke Reach
- Duke policy in faculty handbook on Conflicts of interest or committment
Best Practices in Responsible Scholarship (GS 717)
This area includes best research practices, explored with faculty, librarians and other academic staff. Topics include human subjects, IRB, animal subjects, data management, collaborative research, university-industry guidelines, fiscal responsibility, research costing compliance, inventions, patents, and technology transfer, project management, citation management, discipline-specific RCR issues.
- Campus IRB
- Medical IRB
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
- Animal Care and Use Program
- Duke Library: Data Management
- Duke Library: Project Management
- Inventions, Patents, and Technology Transfer (Duke Faculty Handbook)
- Collaborative research - University-industry guidelines
- Fiscal responsibility Research Costing Compliance