Investigators and key personnel must complete compliance training prior to initiating research at SMU. We offer training in Animal Research, Human Subjects, Export Control, Responsible Conduct of Research, and Financial Conflict of Interest.
Training for Graduate Students
SMU Graduate Students must complete research compliance training in the following conditions.
Training for Faculty and Staff
SMU Faculty and Staff must complete research compliance training in the following conditions.
Online Training by CITI
To begin training, please create an online account with the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program). By answering questions related to you research needs, a course will be recommended for completion. Typically, each course (composed of 13 – 16 modules) depending on the type of research, should take 2-3 hours for completion, but please note once you have enrolled, you can start and stop the course at any time.
For additional help with creating an account in CITI, please watch our video tutorial.