Use this search box to find case studies, teaching materials, and published articles in the Ethics Education Library.
PostedMarch 31, 2017 AT 11:03 AM
Postdoctoral Position in Ethics and Climate Change
The University Center for Human Values (UCHV) and the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) at Princeton University invite applications for a fulltime postdoctoral research associate or more senior position working at the intersection of ethics and global change to contribute to the Climate Futures Initiative in Science, Values, and Policy (CFI) – a jointly supported research program. Our aim is to support a scholar whose research agenda focuses on the ethical dimensions of climate change, informed by knowledge of climate science and policy. Applicants trained in moral and political philosophy, political theory, normative economics, and related areas are encouraged to apply.
The incumbent will be expected to be an active contributor to CFI and, in concert with the program’s faculty leadership and steering committee, will play a central role in planning the group’s activities. He/she will be encouraged to ...
PostedAugust 22, 2016 AT 10:00 AM
$OCIAL JUSTICE & BIOETHICS: The Rich, The Poor, and the Re$t of Us
When: October 6-8, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah
Submit abstracts by September 9, 2016: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=2016seac
More information: https://rit.edu/cla/ethics/seac/conferences.html
October 6th 9 a.m.
“The Significance of Injustice for Bioethics”
Leslie Francis, JD, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Law, U of Utah
October 7th 9 a.m.
“Ethical Obligations and Designer Genes”
Mario Capecchi, Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine
Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics & Biology, U of Utah
October 8th 9 a.m.
“Ethics At the Edge of Science”
Insoo Hyun, Professor of
Bioethics and Philosophy, Case Western University
October 8th 12 p.m.
“Clinical Trials: The Possibility of Assent”
James A. Anderson, Professor of Communication, U of ...
This collection of resources on Emerging Biotechnologies is part of a larger collection of Life and Environmental Science ethics education resource sets on ethics of emerging biotechnologies, big data in the life sciences, human enhancement, and conservation and biodiversity. Doctoral ...
This historical case uses the April 2015 publication on editing the genomes of non-viable human embryos by Junjiu Huang et. al. to explore the ethical issues surrounding the development of gene editing technologies and application to humans.
In this fictional case, a young neuroscientist decides whether to take a post-doctoral fellowship in a lab where her assignment would be explore whether deep brain stimulation can be used to modulate soldiers’ emotions to make them more effective in high-stress environments.
In 2013, the Glowing Plant Project raised money to fund amateur biologists attempting to insert a firefly gene into a small flowering plant called Arabidopsis thaliana. This historical case explores ethical concerns with synthetic biology and the DIY Biology movement.