Office of Research

Office of Research Compliance

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

What We Do

The responsible conduct of research (RCR) encompasses all aspects of research with the goal of fostering integrity and deterring misconduct in research.  It includes areas such as Research Misconduct, Data Acquisition, Management, Sharing and Ownership, Publication Practices and Responsible Authorship, Peer Review, Mentor and Trainee Responsibilities, Conflicts of Interest and Commitment, Collaborative Research, Human Subjects, and Animal Welfare.

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Contact Us

Responsible Conduct of Research
Research & Innovation Building (REIN) 1.106 J
The University of Texas-Pan American
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999

Phone: (956) 665-8991
Fax: (956) 665-2940

Upcoming Events

If you are interested in attending one of the sessions listed below, please register at: or email

Monday, September 22, 2014
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) @ 10-11am; REIN 1.102

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) @ 10-11am; REIN 1.102

Frequently Asked Questions