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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Managing Relationships


Location: Flanner 625

Managing workplace relationships whether they are contentious or healthy takes effort and skill. Attendees will explore advisor-advisee relationship dynamics using role-playing exercises and learn methods for cultivating successful interactions.

Wed Sep 17, 2014

Wed Oct 1, 2014

Publication, Peer Review, and Plagiarism


Location: DeBartolo Hall 330

Scholars need to develop research and writing procedures that enable them to manage their data and attribute credit for others’ contributions. When grading papers an instructor may encounter instances of falsification, fabrication, or plagiarism (FFP). When reviewing a peer’s work, reviewers are expected to remain objective, not disclose someone else’s intellectual property, and be cognizant of possible conflicts of interest or commitment. Using active-learning exercises, ethical situations that may arise in pedagogical, publication and peer review processes are explored.…

Tue Oct 14, 2014

Wed Nov 5, 2014

Business and Professional Ethics


Location: DeBartolo Hall 330

Any number of questionable practices can be witnessed in a workplace, including sexual harassment, racial discrimination, or the inappropriate use of physical resources. Hypothetical situations are explored and participants learn about several resources available at Notre Dame for dealing with such situations.

Tue Nov 11, 2014

Social Responsibility


Location: Flanner 625

Many academics are experts on topics pertinent to societal and political issues of the day. Scholars who communicate with the public should be cognizant of the roles and responsibilities of public intellectuals so that they protect their integrity and that of their profession. Topics covered are advising and advocacy, responsible communication, and professional obligations to the public.…

Wed Dec 10, 2014

Mon Jan 12, 2015

RCR/Ethics Workshop


Location: TBD

This workshop fulfills the Graduate School’s three-hour ethics workshop requirement for graduation (Ph.D. only) as well as the eight-hour Responsible Conduct of Research requirement. Sessions focus on different aspects of the responsibilities and ethics in the conduct of research, such as recognizing and approaching ethical problems, mentoring, conflicts of interest and commitment, avoiding plagiarism, intellectual property, research misconduct, human subject research, and animal research and lab safety.…