Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Version Number: 3.0 
Effective Date: January 1, 2010
Latest Update: July 21, 2023
Title: Princeton University Responsible Conduct of Research Policy


University RCR Training Plan

Sponsored Research Requirements

Roles and Responsibilities

Applicable Individuals

In Labor Accounting, when allocating salary to chartstrings with RCR training requirements, the following alert will pop-up:

"Applicable Individuals must complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training to be paid from Project XXXXX. Non-compliance may result in the removal of all support for this individual. Resources: RCR status report in the Information Warehouse, RCR requirements and training options on the ORPA website."

Applicable Individuals include:

  • Graduate Students
  • Post-doctoral Researchers
  • Faculty / Senior-Key Personnel