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Responsible Conduct of Research

Teaching, research and service are the University of Idaho’s basic functions. It is University of Idaho policy that its employees conform to established ethical standards in the conduct of their research and creative activities consistent with the university's position as a land-grant institution and preeminent center for research-oriented graduate programs.

RCR Training & Resources

NSF’s award policies include a requirement for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research for all graduate students, undergraduate students and post docs working on NSF grants. The following module and exam must be completed by all students and post docs supported by NSF funds.

    RCR Training Course through CITI
    How to register for CITI training

If the email results function does not work from the online training, then print the screen score and submit it directly to, or bring a printed copy to Morrill Hall Rm 209, or it may be sent through intercampus mail to RCR c/o ORA mail zip 3010.

Successful completion of BIO 553 — Ethics resulting in a passing grade also satisfies the RCR training requirement in lieu of completing the CITI module. 

For additional information please contact the Office of Research Assurances at 208-885-0174 or

Office of Research Assurances

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 114
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010


Phone: 208-885-6162

Web: ORA Website