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The Office of Research Education (REd) provides “comprehensive training and learning opportunities and resources for faculty, students and staff engaged in responsible conduct of research at the University of Utah.”  The objectives for REd are to

  • Offer up-to-date courses and seminars linked to the research enterprise

  • Ensure that faculty, students, and staff develop the necessary skills to implement best practices for research

  • Provide faculty, students, and staff with access to resources and tools to implement best practices for research 

REd Highlights


            REd Class Format


Synchronous Classes

REd Synchronous classes are taught by subject matter experts, and provide both fundamental and advanced skills training in flipped classroom format. For our entire curriculum, here are all of the REd Class and our entire Canvas Catalog. To register for upcoming classes, click here to view our calendar.

Asynchronous Classes

REd Asynchronous Classes feature lessons and exercises designed to build competency and increase efficiency. Modules are accessible 24/7 and are all self-paced. All members of the University research community are invited to complete any online classes of interest.

Best Practice Networks (BPN)

REd Best Practice Networks are 1 hour in length with a 15-minute presentation and a 45-minute discussion that are led by subject matter experts. They will be developed based on (1) requests from participants and (2) needs from units on campus.

Research Education Portals

Last Updated: 4/21/21