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
LAMR-E Temporary Music Building, Room 1.101
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999

Phone: (956) 665-8991
BRHP 2.220 (Brownsville Campus)
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
One West University Blvd.
Brownsville, Texas  78520

Phone:  (956) 882-7743

Upcoming Events

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NOTE:  If you are attending through WebEx, registration is required.  Registered participants will receive the "Join WebEx meeting" link and materials the day before the event via email.


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