•   Incorporation of new teaching methods within existing courses in the life sciences adding the elements of RCR/RI teaching.

At the end of the project a meeting of the EPI participants, Committee members and project staff will take place to measure success, discuss challenges and new activities to be undertaken (this also happens with the NASI). While no specific assessment tool has been designed, oral deliberations -especially during the formative years of the project- between participants are thought to be the most helpful assessment tool. It is possible that, following the completion of the EPI and the debriefing meeting a few months later, the Committee will formulate guidelines on data to be collected from participants and analyzed in the footsteps of the NASI.

Costs and Implementation Issues. Although these are important issues, they can only be addressed after the EPI has taken place.

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