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Education and Training

UMBC is charged with and committed to the education of faculty, students and staff in research regulatory requirements.  This effort is accomplished through access to  self paced web-based training modules, campus wide workshops, class and departmental presentations to meet the needs of the UMBCs research investigators. Select the topic below to register for training or for more information.

Administrators in campus units wishing to confirm on their own if faculty, students or staff may contact the ORPC for access to the web-based training records.


Animal Care and Use Training
Who needs it?   All personnel listed on an Animal Use Protocol
Frequency         Every three years
Format              Online (registration instructions)   
                        ORPC overview (registration instructions)

Conflict of Interest Training
Who needs it?    Personnel identified as “investigators”  PHS funded awards
Frequency          Every four years
Format               Online (registration instructions)    
                         ORPC overview (registration instructions)

Environmental Health and Safety Training (goes to ESH site)
Who needs it?   All persons who may be exposed to hazardous materials
Frequency         Every year
Format              Online (registration instructions)

Export Control Training
Who needs it?   All persons whose research activities include use of or access to technologies that may be subject to U.S. export control regulations
Frequency         Every two years
Format              Online (registration instructions)   
                        ORPC overview (registration instructions)

Human Participant Use Training
Who needs it?    All personnel involved in human subjects research
Frequency          Every five years
Format               Online (registration instructions)   
                         ORPC overview (registration instructions

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training
Who needs it?    Student and postdoctoral researchers working on an NSF or NIH-   sponsored project
Frequency                          
Format                Online (registration instructions)    
                          ORPC  overview (registration instructions)

Occupational Safety and Health Training
Who needs it?   All personnel listed on an Animal Use Protocol
Frequency         Every three years
Format              Online (registration instructions)   
                        ORPC overview (registration instructions)

Other UMBC research training opportunities and information


Office for Research Protections and Compliance
(410) 455-2737
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