Responsible Conduct of Research in Geosciences

GEO 503 / AOS 503

This course educates Geosciences and AOS students in the responsible conduct of research using case studies appropriate to these disciplines.

This course educates Geosciences and AOS students in the responsible conduct of research using case studies appropriate to these disciplines. This discussion-based course focuses on issues related to the use of scientific data, publication practices and responsible authorship, peer review, research misconduct, conflicts of interest, the role of mentors & mentees, issues encountered in collaborative research and the role of scientists in society. Successful completion is based on attendance, reading, and active participation in class discussions. Course satisfies University requirement for RCR training.

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