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Spring 2018-2019
GEO 503 / AOS 503   P/D/F Only

Responsible Conduct of Research in Geosciences (Half-Term)

Tullis C. Onstott

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.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Students are expected to read material provided before each session and come to class prepared to lead and join in discussions on case studies. Each session is guided by two senior faculty members.

Requirements/Grading:
Papers - 25%
Oral Presentation(s) - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 50%

Other Requirements:
Responsible Conduct of Research Course
Open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
This class will meet from 2/6/2019 to 3/13/2019

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40769 L01 05:00:00 pm - 08:00:00 pm W        Enrolled:0 Limit:40