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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 ...
PostedJanuary 24, 2017 AT 9:07 AM
HHS and 15 other Federal Departments and Agencies Announce Revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the Common Rule)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was originally promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991. This final rule is intended to better protect human subjects involved in research, while facilitating valuable research and reducing burden, delay, and ambiguity for investigators. These revisions are an effort to modernize, simplify, and enhance the current system of oversight.
The final rule is being put on public display on January 18, 2017, by the Office of the Federal Register and can be accessed at: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/01/19/2017-01058/federal-policy-for-protection-of-human-subjects. It is expected that the final rule ...
A bibliography of guidelines, books, reports and journal articles looking at the use and ethical issues associated with big data in computer science, the information sciences, life and environmental sciences, and the social sciences.
Outlines the ethical standards of the AIBS, including issues of conflict of interest, working with colleagues, and respecting the intellectual property of others.
Published in 2008, this code of ethics seeks to provide guidance to the diverse members of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. It covers issues of professional conduct, research ethics, education ethics, and business ethics.
“Public engagement with science describes intentional, meaningful interactions that provide opportunities for mutual learning between scientists and members of the public.” American Association for the Advancement of Science, Center for Public Engagement with Science and ...