Stony Brook University Office of Research Services

Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship

Training Resources

1. CITI Training:

Stony Brook University is a subscriber to the web based CITI training program. The curriculum includes modules for Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship (RCRS) training in any of various academic disciplines.

  1. Go to
  2. Log in with your CITI Username and Password (see above for registration information)
  3. Once you proceed, you will be directed to a page titled, "Main Menu" which shows the courses you are enrolled in for SBU. Click "Add a course or update your learner groups for SUNY - University at Stony Brook " to Enter or Re-enter a course.
  4. Choose “I would like to enroll in Responsible Conduct of Research courses.” You will have the opportunity to choose the RCRS course that most closely matches your discipline. Choices include biomedical research, social and behavioral sciences, humanities, and physical sciences.
  5. Enter and complete the course as outlined. You may return and complete modules at your leisure.

2. GRD 500 Sessions:

Topic Last Updated  
Journalism and Science November 10, 2010  
Data Management November 10, 2010  
Plagiarism October 13, 2010  
Ownership and Authorship October 13, 2010  
Mentoring November 10, 2010  
Scientific Misconduct October 13, 2010  
Integrity in Scholarship October 13, 2010  
Responsible Conduct of Research Involving Human Subjects November 10, 2010  
Responsible Conduct of Research Involving Laboratory Animals November 10, 2010  

3. Other Resources

 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 at: You will be asked to log on with your Stony Brook University NetID.