UT Arlington Graduate StudiesTeams up with UT Arlington Research for new Graduate Program.
By: Teresa Calderon
ARLINGTON, Texas – UT Arlington Graduate Studies department announced the start of the Responsible Conduct of Research program offered to graduate students. The UT Arlington Graduate Studies department has teamed with the UT Arlington Research department to provide graduate students educational programming that is involved in research.
The Responsible Conduct of Research educational programming consists of online training modules and workshops. The workshops are given throughout the school year. The first workshop will be given Oct. 1 by Dr. Kelsey Downum, senior associate vice president for Research. The first workshop will cover Research Ethics versus Compliance/Social Responsibility.
“The Graduate Studies department likes to put forth programs that will help students gain experience and apply that to their career,” said Joslyn Krismer, assistant director of Graduate Student Services. “Through the Responsible Conduct of Research program students are able to obtain a certification that they can apply to their resume, showing they have gain experience in research.”
Through the Responsible Conduct of Research program graduate students are able to obtain a certificate. In order to obtain a Responsible Conduct of Research certificate, graduate students are able must complete within two years; online training modules, attend three Responsible Conduct of Research workshops given throughout the year and attend four other discipline-specific Responsible Conduct of Research activities. Students not only will be recognized with a certificate of completions, but will have a notation on their transcript.
Students are able to apply and register online for Responsible Conduct of Research workshops. Oct. 1 marks the first workshop for the program and upcoming workshops will be Feb. 11 and April 8.