NIH Training Topics

NIH research ethics training

University of Wisconsin–Madison NIH RCR Training Policy

The NIH recommends the topics below for comprehensive research ethics training.

  1. Conflict of Interest- Personal, Professional, and Financial
  2. Policies regarding human subjects;  live vertebrate animal subjects in research and safe laboratory practices
  3. Mentor/ Mentee Responsibilities and Relationships
  4. Collaborative Research including Collaborations with Industry
  5. Peer Review
  6. Data Acquisition and Laboratory Tools; Management, Sharing and Ownership
  7. Research Misconduct and Policies for Handling Misconduct
  8. Responsible Authorship and Publication
  9. The Scientist as a Responsible Member of Society, Contemporary Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research, and the Environmental and Societal Impacts of Scientific Research