Office of Research

Training (RCR)

RCR Training Program

Please visit the RCR Training Program page for information related to this topic.

Online RCR Training Modules

Online education in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), which includes research misconduct as well as other topics such as human research protections, laboratory animal welfare, publication practices, and mentor-trainee relationships is available for faculty, staff and students via the CITI training program. 

CITI registration instructions

ORC Brown Bag Series

The Brown Bag Seminar Series is an opportunity for the Clemson University community to better understand research integrity and research compliance related topics. 

Please register for one or more of the following presentations
*For off-campus sites who would like to participate via video conferencing, please contact our office

April 22, 2014 – Managing Disclosure Risk in an Era of Big Data

  • Presenter – Dr. Jason Thatcher, Social Analytics Institute Director and Professor, Department of Management
  • This presentation directs attention to issues that scholars must consider as they assemble, store, and share data that contains sensitive information on individuals.  It will focus on issues connected to using/sharing secondary data, definitions of disclosure risk, the importance of informed consent, and articulate five steps that scholars can use to reduce disclosure risk when sharing data.
  • Target audience – Faculty, staff, postdocs graduate and undergraduate students
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm, Student Senate Chambers, University Union 

Other RCR Offerings:

The library regularly offers courses on plagiarism and data management that qualify for one hour of RCR advanced training credit.  Click here to see the course schedule and register.

April 18, 2014 – Authorship and Author Rank:  Misuses, Misunderstandings, and a Meaningful Solution

  • Presenter – Prabhakar Clement, Auburn University
  • 2:30pm, Strom Thurmond Auditorium 


Questions?  Please contact Tracy Arwood, 864-656-1525

Past Brown Bag Lunch Seminars for RCR Training:  


Copyright Law for Researchers, Renee Roux and JoAnna Floyd, 2/3/2011
Navigating the IBC Review Process, William Marcotte, 3/3/2011
Improving Readability - How "readable" are your surveys and consent forms?, Robert Bixler, 4/7/11
Data Security, Kevin McKenzie, 9/8/2011
What is Export Control?, Tami Hemingway, 10/13/2011
Animal Welfare 2011, Peter Skewes, 11/10/11
Emergency Preparedness 101, Lynn Fisher 1/25/12
Ethical Conduct of Research, Mickey Lauria 2/22/12
To Publish or Not to Publish - When a Paper can be a Weapon, Julia Frugoli, 3/28/2012
Navigating the AUP form, John Parrish, 9/18/2012
Biological Safety, Bobby Clark, 10/9/12
Hazardous Waste, June Brock-Carroll & Stephen Schutt, 10/23/12
General Lab and Chemical Safety, Linda Jenkins, 11/6/12
Radiological Safety, Larry Addis, 11/13/12
Biological Safety-Lab Practices Inspection, 2/5/13
Hazardous Waste-Training for Generators, 2/12/13, 2/20/13, 3/5/13
"So You Want to Be An Author?" Issues in Scientific Authorship, 3/12/13
Biological Safety-How to to Perform a Risk Assessment, 3/26/13
How to Dispose of Chemical Waste:  Hazardous Waste Training Session, Office of Research Safety, 7/9/13, 7/10/13, 7/11/13
Health and Safety Issues in the Arts, Monona Rossol, 9/2/13
Issues in Data Handling:  Image Processing, Julia Frugoli, 9/17/13

If faculty, staff and students would like to have specialized training or have suggestions for future programs, please contact Tracy Arwood, 864-656-1525.