Responsible Conduct of Research
The TTU Office of Research Integrity works to promote safe, responsible, and productive
research practices. The associated Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training
supplements research training provided by exceptional Texas Tech faculty to raise
trainee awareness of professional standards of research ethics, integrity, and safety,
and of challenges they may face throughout their careers. The Office of Research Integrity
provides RCR education and guidance on effective research practices such as data management,
personnel management, time management, safety in research, intellectual property,
management of conflict of interest, ethical use of humans in research, ethical use
of animals in research, social responsibility for research, effective collaboration,
and research misconduct.
- How to Conduct a Literature Review
Presenter: Brian Quinn
October 7, 2015
Noon – 1pm
Room 151 TLPDC (University Library)
Texas Tech University Librarian and Professor, Brian Quinn, will present on the most
effective ways to conduct a literature review. He will discuss the process as well
as some valuable resources available to students at Texas Tech.
- Managing Your Data Responsibly
Presenters: Brian Quinn & Jon Hufford
October 22, 2015
Noon – 1pm
Room 153 TLPDC (University Library)
Federal funding agencies now require grant applicants to submit a data management
plan with their grant proposal describing how researchers will manage their data.
In this presentation, attendees will learn about resources that are available to help
them write their plan such as the Data Management Planning Tool. Options for where
to store data will be discussed, including institutional and domain repositories.
Issues such as how researchers can safely make sensitive data available for use to
meet funder mandates are addressed. Those who attend the presentation will gain a
better understanding of what the new funder mandates are and how to comply with them
by utilizing a variety of resources that are known to be reliable and trustworthy
so that researchers can manage their data responsibly and ensure the long-term preservation
For more information, contact Personal Librarians email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.