Texas Tech University

Responsible Conduct of Research Conference

Registration is Now Open!

7th Annual Responsible Conduct of Research & Academic Integrity Conference
OU Registration 

The University of Oklahoma will be hosting the 7th Annual RCR & Academic Integrity Conference June 14-16 in Norman. Early Bird registration is now open!

Early Bird Registration concludes on May 15th. Regular registration will begin May 15th and conclude on Friday, June 9th. Mindful of tight budgets in the world of education, this conference will provide an option that covers housing and meals for the entire conference. We invite you to get the full "college experience" by staying in our residence halls and dining in our amazing "Caf." All sessions will be held in classrooms around campus, and we will tour our newly renovated stadium and have a Mix on Main Street event among other fun events.

  • Early Bird Registration – Faculty/Staff $75 and Student $50. (Ends on May 15th)
  • Regular Registration  – Faculty/ Staff $100 and Student $65
  • Room & Board (separate from registration) is $135 for 2 nights stay and 6 meals from Wednesday lunch to Friday lunch (all but Thursday dinner)

We are also currently accepting proposals for sessions for this conference through May 1st!

Submissions are invited for conference sessions that apply to a broad disciplinary audience. Interactive sessions with active audience participation are strongly encouraged and should address Responsible Conduct of Research, Research Ethics, Academic Integrity, Academic Misconduct in Research, and Ethical Conduct of Researchers.!

All conference sessions will be held on Wednesday, June 14 - Friday, June 16, 2017 on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Oklahoma. More information can be found at: http://integrity.ou.edu/swregional.html!

Submit conference proposals at: https://ousurvey.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8we2ZME7ohWzx0p!

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2017 @ 12 Midnight (Central Time). Times and dates of selected presentations will be assigned and announced at a later date.!


Southwest Regional Consortium for Academic Integrity hosted the 6th Annual Responsible Conduct of Research & Academic Integrity Conference


Conference Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Best Practices in Academic Integrity - Wade Shaffer, PhD, West Texas A&M University
Ethical Considerations for using Student Academic Information as Research Data - Scott Burris, PhD, Texas Tech University
Panel Discussion 1: Best Practices to Support Student Conduct – Brittany Todd, TBA, Texas Tech University
Lunch Speaker: What's wrong with this Picture? - Lajean Chaffin, PhD, TTU Health Sciences Center
Panel Discussion 2: Collaboration and Research - Marianne Evola, PhD., Clifford Fedler, PhD., Mark Wallace, PhD, Texas Tech University
An Individual Approach to Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training - Marianne Evola, PhD, Texas Tech University
Developing a University-Specific Academic Integrity System - William Spain, PhD, University of Oklahoma
Day 2: Friday, June 17, 2016
Student Engagement, Collaboration and Competency: Keeping the Integrity and Ethics of Learning in an Online Course - Luis Vazquez, PhD, New Mexico State University
Refining the Ethical Perspective through Survey to Enhance Guidance - Lora Lopez, Ralph Ferguson, PhD., Texas Tech University
Conflicts of Interest (COIs): Vulnerabilities Associated with Complex Academic Endeavors - Ralph E. Viator, PhD, Texas Tech University
Panel Discussion 3: Lab Safety and Legal Ramifications - Dominick Casadonte, PhD., Terri Morgenson, PhD., William Lawson, PhD, Texas Tech University
Lunch Speaker: The Nuts and Bolts of Multicultural-Social Justice Ethics in Research: A Counseling Perspective - Aretha Marbley, PhD., Shih-Han Huang, Brian Moffitt, Melissa Galica, Jill Zesiger, Rebecca Opamen, Texas Tech University
Paraphrasing, Quoting and Plagiarism Workshops Impact English and Non-English Speakers - Lisa James, Terrell DeLeon, Texas Tech University


TTU Ethics Center