Graduate School News

CIRTL@UAB awards 12 scholarships, plans awards ceremony

cirtl logo sq 100x100Mark your Calendars for the 2017 CIRTL Awards Ceremony, April 24 @ 11 a.m. in the Hill Center Ballroom. Read more ...

Congratulations to UAB's excellent faculty mentors on 2017 award

Mentorship Logo RGBTwenty-eight faculty members will be honored with the 2017 UAB Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentorship at an April 6 ceremony. Read more ...

Discoveries in the Making launches Happy Hour, Coffee Break for 2017

Discoveries magnifying glass square green backgroundHappy Hour will be the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at rotating Birmingham breweries and bars. Coffee Break will be the last Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. at The Abbey Coffee Shop in Avondale. Read more ...

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GRD 717
Principles of Scientific Integrity

3 credit hours
Contact Lisa Schwiebert, Ph.D. lschwieb@uab.edu 


The Principles of Scientific Ethics course (GRD 717) includes a blended approach of on-line training and in-person discussion on topics related to the responsible conduct of research (RCR) .  Specifically, the on-line training component includes completion of all RCR-related CITI Program modules; participants are required to successfully complete each of these modules, achieving a score of 80% or better.  Once completed, participants then attend an in-person discussion session that consists of an all-day Saturday workshop facilitated by training program directors, preceptors, and administrators. Three Saturday sessions are offered so that participants and facilitators have the opportunity to select a date that best fits their schedules.  These sessions debate case-studies in a team-based learning format as well as allow for additional RCR-related activities, such as panel discussions with faculty and administrators regarding ‘real-world’ RCR examples and role-playing RCR scenarios.