I receive funding support from the National Institutes of Health. Am I required to take RCR training?
Yes. NIH requires that all trainees, fellows, participants, and
scholars receiving support through any NIH training, career
development award (individual or institutional), research education
grant, and dissertation research grant must receive instruction in
responsible conduct of research. This policy will take effect with all
new and renewal applications submitted on or after January 25, 2010,
and for all continuation (Type 5) applications with deadlines on or
after January 1, 2011. This Notice applies to the following programs:
D43, D71, F05, F30, F31, F32, F33, F34, F37, F38, K01, K02, K05, K07,
K08, K12, K18, K22, K23, K24, K25, K26, K30, K99/R00, KL1, KL2, R25,
R36, T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, TU2, and U2R. This
policy also applies to any other NIH-funded programs supporting
research training, career development, or research education that
require instruction in responsible conduct of research as stated in
the relevant funding opportunity announcements.