Responsible Conduct of Research

All Fall and Spring undergraduate research students are required to self-enroll in the Responsible Conduct of Research for Undergraduate Research course on Blackboard using Villanova credentials. Instructions on self-enrollment can be downloaded below.

Students are required to view training videos from the Summer 2015 RCR workshop and certify that they have viewed and understand the training. Undergraduate researchers are also required to complete the CITI RCR course, administered through the Office of Research Administration.

All summer undergraduate research students are required to attend the Responsible Conduct of Research workshop, to be held each June.

*Blackboard Instructions for RCR are found below.

Contact Information

Center for Research and Fellowships
Garey Hall 200 (top floor) 
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
crf@villanova.edu
Phone: 610-519-8803
Fax: 610-519-6623

Michael Westrate
Director, Center for Research and Fellowships & Presidential Scholars Program
michael.westrate@villanova.edu
610-519-5928

Catherine Stecyk
Associate Director, Center for Research and Fellowships
catherine.stecyk@villanova.edu
610-519-8766

Chelsea Benincasa
Assistant Director, Center for Research and Fellowships & Presidential Scholars Program
chelsea.benincasa@villanova.edu
610-519-5935

Kelsey Fenner
Assistant Director, Center for Research and Fellowships
kelsey.j.fenner@villanova.edu
610-519-8852

Sage Milo
Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Research and Fellowships
sage.milo@villanova.edu
610-519-5986

Denise Caramanico
Office Coordinator (Part Time), Center for Research and Fellowships
dcaram01@villanova.edu
610-519-3356