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What does RCR stand for?

RCR stands for responsible conduct of research

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As the number of students and faculty in schools of social work conducting research continues to increase, especially research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), they have also had to pay greater attention to the subject of responsible conduct of research and scholarship (RCRS).
Some of the instruction I have to provide deals with mandated compliance and safety: MSDS and laboratory safety, animal care and use, FERPA, discrimination issues, rules of student conduct, academic integrity, and responsible conduct of research.
That said, these obligations are addressed in part by a National Institutes of Health (NIH) requirement, now in place for 15 years, that those supported by NIH training grants should receive training in the responsible conduct of research (RCR).
Indeed, the university recently created an Office for the Responsible Conduct of Research to help maintain a high level of academic and scientific integrity in the pursuit of its research mission.