Research Ethics

Bates College recognizes the curricular importance of faculty and student research, and supports such endeavors with a variety of internal and external grant programs.  The college is also committed to the responsible and ethical conduct of research, and has appointed a Research Integrity Officer to help insure compliance with federal regulations.  To help insure that faculty and students are trained in a variety of research-related areas, the college has joined the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative, an on-line research training program which includes modules on responsible conduct of research, biosafety, export control, animal care, human subjects and data management.  CITI training is available to all faculty and staff at by logging in as a Bates employee.