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 50
  • Case Study / Scenario 551
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 113
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 206
    • Mini-case 37
    • Moral Exemplar 16
    • Open-ended scenario 183
    • Role Play 12
    • Technical / Numerical Case 17
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 90
    • governmental policy 1
    • honor code 1
    • International Declarations and Standards 3
    • professional code 72
  • Educational Activity Description 54
    • Course 15
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 2
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 23
    • Institution-wide Program 4
    • Multi-semester program 6
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 1
    • Workshop/Event 1
  • Essay 12
  • Event / presentation 12
  • Instructor Material 32
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 5
    • pedagogical notes/essays 12
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 7
  • Multimedia 12
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 4
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 111
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 1
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 82
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 0
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 16
  • Website / organization 15
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 58
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 36
  • Emerging technologies 35
  • Environmental Justice 34
  • Governance 35
  • Human Rights 39
  • Law and Public Policy 40
  • Political and Social Conflict 18
  • Privacy and Surveillance 39
  • Public and Community Engagement 37
  • Public Well-being 94
  • Responsible Innovation 50
  • Risk 68
  • Security 36
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social Justice 42
  • Social Responsibility 97
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 74
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 10
    • Sustainable Development 14
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 43
  • Bias in Research 11
  • Collaboration 114
    • Interdisciplinary Research 3
    • International Collaboration 5
  • Community and Participatory Research 21
  • Confidentiality 58
  • Conflict of Interest 83
  • Data Management 81
  • Diversity 30
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 6
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 6
  • Expert Witness 6
  • Grant Management 13
  • Human Subjects Research 116
    • Informed Consent 49
    • Institutional Review Boards 19
    • Vulnerable Populations 33
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 45
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 1
  • Mentors and Trainees 127
  • Organizational Climate 23
  • Publication Ethics 112
    • Authorship 81
    • Peer Review 21
  • Reproducibility 12
  • Research Misconduct 54
    • Fabrication 8
    • Falsification 7
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 10
    • Plagiarism 17
  • Safety 140
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 30
    • Product Liability 14
    • Public Health and Safety 70
  • Whistleblowing 24
  • Workplace Ethics 113
    • Bidding Process 9
    • Bribery and Extortion 10
    • Community Relations 8
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 51
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 44
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 4
  • Big Data 5
  • Climate Change 17
  • Cloning 3
  • Dual Use Research 11
  • Embryo Research 5
  • Energy 10
  • Geoengineering 4
  • Human Enhancement 6
  • Human Migration 3
  • Military and Defense Research 8
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 152
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 2
    • Atmospheric Sciences 4
    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 44
    • Earth Sciences 7
    • Geological Sciences 8
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 10
    • Oceanography 3
    • Physics 9
    • Statistics and Probability 2
  • Engineering 354
    • Aerospace Engineering 7
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 12
    • Chemical Engineering 14
    • Civil Engineering 18
    • Computer Engineering 7
    • Earth Resources Engineering 5
    • Electrical Engineering 7
    • Engineering Management 3
    • Environmental Engineering 12
    • Industrial Engineering 7
    • Material Science and Engineering 12
    • Mechanical Engineering 14
    • Nuclear Engineering 7
    • Systems Engineering 5
  • International Perspectives 37
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 234
    • Animal Science 4
    • Biochemistry 13
    • Bioinformatics 3
    • Biophysics 4
    • Biotechnology 3
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 6
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 7
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 6
    • Food Science 2
    • Forestry and Forest Science 3
    • Genetics and Genomics 34
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 14
    • Integrated Biology 3
    • Microbiology 5
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 5
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 12
    • Physiology 3
    • Plant Sciences 5
    • Public Health 20
    • Structural Biology 3
    • Synthetic Biology 5
    • Systems Biology 4
    • Toxicology 9
  • Research Ethics 345
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 133
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 3
    • Anthropology 12
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 2
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 4
    • Economics 0
    • Geography 4
    • Information Sciences 6
    • Linguistics 2
    • Political Science 5
    • Psychology 21
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 12
    • Science and Technology Studies 3
    • Sociology 11
    • Urban Studies and Planning 5
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