Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship

Overview of RCRS

Institutional Policy

  • Stony Brook University is committed to fostering and maintaining a culture of integrity across our diverse community. Ensuring compliance with appropriate formal training requirements for the responsible conduct of research and scholarship is part of this commitment.
  • The training consists of an online component and an in-person training component as detailed in P211: Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship (RCRS).
  • Institutional Policy - P211

Federal Policies

RCRS Training Resources

On-line Training in CITI

The CITI training is discipline specific (Biomedical, Social & Behavioral Research, Physical Sciences, Humanities, Engineers) courses are available, covering Research Misconduct, Data Management, Conflict of Interest, Collaborative Science, Responsible Authorship, Mentoring, Peer Review, Lab Animals, and Human Subjects.

How to access CITI Training


In-Person Training - Available Resources

Available GRD 500 Sessions (In Person Training)

Other Training Resources (In-Person Training)

RCRS Training Database

The RCRS Training database may only be accessed by individuals authorized by their Academic School or College's RCRS Training Program to input training data. To do so without such authorization is a violation of University Policy P211.

Login to the Database here:

A user guide for the database is available. You will be asked to log on with your Stony Brook University NetID.

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