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The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will continue to use Knowledge Link. For those University and Health System faculty, staff, and others who work in both environments, “dual affiliates”, a new learning portal provides secure, one-stop access to both Workday Learning and Knowledge Link.  The new portal can be accessed via the Knowledge Link login page, which was updated on March 6. Read more about the changes on the UPHS website.

The University and the Health System have been working together to enable a seamless transition, enhanced user experience, and efficient training content and data sharing, including compliance reporting.

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Which Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) CITI Training do I complete?

There are several different discipline specific RCR courses listed in the CITI training. You should choose the course that is most closely associated with your discipline:

Biomedical Research – research in areas like life sciences, biomedical, health sciences, basic biological research, etc.

Social and Behavioral Research – research in areas like anthropology, communication, economics, geography, communication, criminology, international studies, journalism, political science, psychology, sociology, speech and hearing, education, etc.

Physical Sciences – research in areas like physics, earth sciences, chemistry, microbiology, evolution and ecology, astronomy, mathematics, energy, aerospace, lasers, etc.

Humanities – research in areas like visual or performing arts, arts education, English or other languages, religious studies, gender studies, literature, history, etc.

Engineering – research in general engineering fields. This course is very similar to the Physical Science course.

Research Administrators – If you assist in the administration of research rather than the direct conduct of the research, you should select the Research Administrators course.

How should I handle postdoc Research Records?

Primary research records created by postdocs during the tenure of their training at the University of Pennsylvania are the property of the University and are retained by the University when the postdoc leaves. If a postdoc obtains written permission from their mentor, they may retain a copy of such records as agreed upon by the mentor and the postdoc. Exceptions to this practice may be granted, subject to written prior approval of the Provost’s Office, in fields where it can be convincingly demonstrated that there is a well-established practice that individual scholars retain ownership of data generated through their research efforts. In such cases the postdocs may be permitted to retain notes and records associated with their research and publish their findings subsequent to leaving the University, provided an appropriate acknowledgement is made of the University’s contribution to the work (e.g., in the form of funding).

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