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Center for Academic Ethics

Center for Academic Ethics Certification *

Earn a certificate for Ethics in Research and Scholarship (Without extending your coursework at UNI!)

*  Learn how ethical issues are addressed in a variety of research/scholarship fields

*  Become a more ethically professional scholar/researcher

*  Meet faculty and students from other disciplines across campus

*  Distinguish your resume and CV

This certificate option is open to graduate and undergraduate students in ALL MAJORS.

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To earn the certificate, you must complete the two part process. There is no time limit for completion.

See uni.edu/ethics/events for specific information on each event.

PART A:  Participate in at least 4 research ethics-related workshops or panel discussions sponsored by the Center for Academic Ethics, UNI Business Ethics Chair, Graduate College, and other partners, during one or more semesters. 

Part A options during the Spring of 2017 are:  

Avoiding Plagiarism (either of the two sessions being offered)

Helen Harton lecture of reproducibility in science

Science 2.0:  Transparency and Openness as the Keys to Solving the Reproducibility Crisis

OSF 101: Introduction to the Open Science Framework, including Data Archival and Pre-Registration

Ethical Considerations in Research with Children with Disabilities

PART B:  Participate in at least 2 additional activities (such as another relevant workshop or panel discussion, special lecture, “What If” seminar, or Business Ethics Movie night).  Conducting ethics research under the supervision of a Center faculty member will also fit Part B.

Part B options during the Spring of 2017 are:

Student research project funded by the Center (see Guidelines)

Getting to the Heart of Integrity: Nurturing Vulnerability and Courage

Cheating at UNI: Faculty and Student Perspectives

What If School Districts Valued Good Food as an Essential Part of Education ?

What If We Really Focused on Families, Mothers, and Babies ?

Additional options may be offered in future semesters.

*Note—this is not a credit certificate. It will not appear on your transcript, but you can ethically list it as an additional credential on your CV or resume!

 

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