Responsible Conduct in Science - MIT IAP Course 9.901

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Course Number(s): 


  • IAP 2019

Course Level: 

  • Graduate
Class Days/Times: 
Mon 2:00pm to Fri 5:00pm
Course Description: 
  • Meets 1/28/19 to 2/1/19.
  • Dates & Times:  MTWRF, 2pm-5pm
  • Units: 1-0-1
  • Room: 46-3015

Provides instruction and dialogue on practical ethical issues relating to the responsible conduct of human and animal research in the brain and cognitive sciences. Specific emphasis on topics relevant to young researchers including data handling, animal and human subjects, misconduct, mentoring, intellectual property, and publication. Preliminary assigned readings and initial faculty lecture followed by discussion groups of four to five students each. A short written summary of the discussions submitted at the end of each class.

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