Training Opportunities, Resources and Events

Events Related to Ethics

IRB Training for Undergraduates

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 2:00-4:00 pm, State College Room, Maucker Union
Sponsored by Office of Research & Sponsored Programs and the UNI Honors Program

IRB Training for Graduate Students

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 2:00-4:00 pm, Elm Room, Maucker Union
Sponsored by Office of Research & Sponsored Programs and the UNI Graduate College

These two sessions will cover the ethical principles and regulations regarding research involving humans, including the UNI Institutional Review Board (IRB) review process and procedures.  The workshop targets students, but anyone at UNI is welcome to register and attend.  Refreshments will be provided.  Registration is required

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Ethics in Scholarship for Undergraduates

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 1:00-4:00 pm, Oak Room, Maucker Union

Ethics in Scholarship for Graduate Students

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 1:00-4:00 pm, Oak Room, Maucker Union

This workshop is NOT a training about human subjects or IRB.  This workshop will help participants become acquainted with other key ethical issues involved in academic scholarship and research.  It will include presentations and interactive discussion on such topics as integrity in authorship, qualitative and quantitative data management, and collaboration in scholarship.  The session will help to satisfy the requirements for research ethics training for students employed on NSF and NIH projects.  These sessions are sponsored by the Center for Academic Ethics, Research and Sponsored Programs, and the Graduate College.  All are welcome to attend.  Registration is required.

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2015 Conference on Ethics in Higher Education

Ethics in Practice: Building a Classroom and Campus Culture for Academic Integrity

Th & Fri, September 17-18, 2015, UNI campus, Maucker Union.  Keynote speaker will be James Lang, Professor of English and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College, and author of the 2013 book, "Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty".   Visit

Events Related to Scholarship

Who Benefits?: Preserving and Making Available an Institution's Digital Research and Creative and Scholarly Output

Campus presentation by Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Scholarly Communication Librarian and Associate Professor at Illinois Wesleyan University.  Thursday, April 16, 2015, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm, in CBB 109.  Come to this session to gain an understanding of institutional repositories, the types of works found in them, and their benefits to faculty and the University.

Events Related to Grants


Effort reporting, December 4, 2013
This is the handout on effort from the Grant Group meeting in December. While effort allocation and reporting is mostly the PI's responsibility, others will benefit from knowing effort reporting basics.

Budgeting, October 28, 2013
For those of you who missed the Grant Group meeting in October, you can view the presentation and agenda/handout.

Cost sharing/matching, May 15, 2013
This was a great meeting with a lot of conversation and great ideas flowing back and forth. For those of you who missed the meeting, you can view the Power Point presentation and agenda/handout.


Training Resources

IRB Training

Training the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)