Resources for Engineering and Science Ethics

This section houses and provides access to all the OEC materials. It is searchable by type of resource, topic, field, and author and other publication information. A search by resource, then topic or field, reduces the number of entries identified.

Resource Type
  • Assessment Tool 6
    • qualitative 1
    • quantitative 0
  • Bibliography 55
  • Case Study / Scenario 565
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 117
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 216
    • Mini-case 37
    • Moral Exemplar 16
    • Open-ended scenario 183
    • Role Play 12
    • Technical / Numerical Case 17
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 98
    • governmental policy 1
    • honor code 1
    • International Declarations and Standards 4
    • professional code 79
  • Educational Activity Description 56
    • Course 15
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 2
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 23
    • Institution-wide Program 4
    • Multi-semester program 8
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 1
    • Workshop/Event 1
  • Essay 13
  • Event / presentation 13
  • Instructor Material 38
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 8
    • pedagogical notes/essays 12
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 10
  • Multimedia 13
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 5
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 111
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 3
    • newspaper / magazine article 1
    • report 82
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 11
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 25
  • Website / organization 15
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 67
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 36
  • Emerging technologies 48
  • Environmental Justice 38
  • Governance 35
  • Human Rights 42
  • Law and Public Policy 43
  • Political and Social Conflict 18
  • Privacy and Surveillance 47
  • Public and Community Engagement 41
  • Public Well-being 97
  • Responsible Innovation 50
  • Risk 70
  • Security 36
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social Justice 44
  • Social Responsibility 100
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 77
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 11
    • Sustainable Development 15
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 47
  • Bias in Research 13
  • Collaboration 115
    • Interdisciplinary Research 4
    • International Collaboration 6
  • Community and Participatory Research 25
  • Confidentiality 63
  • Conflict of Interest 85
  • Data Management 93
  • Diversity 30
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 6
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 6
  • Expert Witness 6
  • Grant Management 13
  • Human Subjects Research 123
    • Informed Consent 51
    • Institutional Review Boards 20
    • Vulnerable Populations 34
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 46
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 1
  • Mentors and Trainees 127
  • Organizational Climate 23
  • Publication Ethics 120
    • Authorship 83
    • Peer Review 22
  • Reproducibility 12
  • Research Misconduct 56
    • Fabrication 9
    • Falsification 8
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 11
    • Plagiarism 18
  • Safety 142
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 31
    • Product Liability 14
    • Public Health and Safety 71
  • Whistleblowing 27
  • Workplace Ethics 120
    • Bidding Process 10
    • Bribery and Extortion 11
    • Community Relations 9
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 53
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 45
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 5
  • Big Data 14
  • Climate Change 18
  • Cloning 3
  • Dual Use Research 11
  • Embryo Research 8
  • Energy 11
  • Geoengineering 4
  • Human Enhancement 16
  • Human Migration 4
  • Military and Defense Research 10
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 158
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 2
    • Atmospheric Sciences 3
    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 46
    • Earth Sciences 7
    • Geological Sciences 8
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 11
    • Oceanography 3
    • Physics 11
    • Statistics and Probability 3
  • Engineering 363
    • Aerospace Engineering 7
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 16
    • Chemical Engineering 14
    • Civil Engineering 17
    • Computer Engineering 7
    • Earth Resources Engineering 4
    • Electrical Engineering 7
    • Engineering Management 3
    • Environmental Engineering 13
    • Industrial Engineering 8
    • Material Science and Engineering 12
    • Mechanical Engineering 14
    • Nuclear Engineering 7
    • Systems Engineering 6
  • International Perspectives 35
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 270
    • Animal Science 6
    • Biochemistry 15
    • Bioinformatics 4
    • Biophysics 5
    • Biotechnology 10
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 7
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 9
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 10
    • Food Science 2
    • Forestry and Forest Science 7
    • Genetics and Genomics 44
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 14
    • Integrative Biology 5
    • Microbiology 6
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 9
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 13
    • Physiology 3
    • Plant Sciences 6
    • Public Health 24
    • Structural Biology 3
    • Synthetic Biology 7
    • Systems Biology 4
    • Toxicology 9
  • Research Ethics 352
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 139
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 2
    • Anthropology 13
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 3
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 5
    • Economics 1
    • Geography 5
    • Information Sciences 7
    • Linguistics 2
    • Political Science 6
    • Psychology 21
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 16
    • Science and Technology Studies 4
    • Sociology 12
    • Urban Studies and Planning 8
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