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Purdue University Graduate School

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Purpose and Registration

The Graduate School in cooperation with the Office of the Vice President for Research has developed the Purdue University Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) program. The purpose of this program is to inculcate, promote and sustain an environment of research integrity in all graduate students, staff and faculty at Purdue University.

Purdue University Graduate school recommends a multi-pronged approach to promote Responsible Conduct of Research:

a. Attending workshops,

b. Online training/tutorial modules, and

c. Meeting Departmental or College expectations in Responsible Conduct of Research

*** Please click here and scroll down to RCR workshop to register ***


Responsible Conduct of Research

Means that one is honest in his/her academic and research endeavors, and strives to do the right thing by adhering to the best and highest ethical standards.


Purdue University Policies Related to Integrity

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