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 47
  • Case Study / Scenario 567
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 138
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 188
    • Mini-case 36
    • Moral Exemplar 16
    • Open-ended scenario 192
    • Role Play 12
    • Technical / Numerical Case 17
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 83
    • governmental policy 1
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 2
    • professional code 69
  • Educational Activity Description 53
    • Course 14
    • 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 6
  • Instructor Material 40
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 6
    • pedagogical notes/essays 12
    • rubric 7
    • syllabus 12
  • Multimedia 11
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 3
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 99
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 0
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 70
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 0
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 6
  • Website / organization 12
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 27
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 53
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 28
  • Emerging technologies 33
  • Environmental Justice 27
  • Governance 33
  • Human Rights 35
  • Law and Public Policy 36
  • Political and Social Conflict 15
  • Privacy and Surveillance 35
  • Public and Community Engagement 30
  • Public Well-being 89
  • Responsible Innovation 48
  • Risk 64
  • Security 36
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social Justice 37
  • Social Responsibility 87
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 45
    • Economic 1
    • Environmental 30
    • Social 8
    • Sustainable Development 6
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 40
  • Bias in Research 11
  • Collaboration 109
    • Interdisciplinary Research 3
    • International Collaboration 3
  • Community and Participatory Research 17
  • Confidentiality 52
  • Conflict of Interest 78
  • Data Management 79
  • Diversity 29
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 6
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 5
  • Expert Witness 6
  • Grant Management 13
  • Human Subjects Research 100
    • Informed Consent 41
    • Institutional Review Boards 14
    • Vulnerable Populations 30
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 43
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 1
  • Mentors and Trainees 121
  • Organizational Climate 23
  • Publication Ethics 104
    • Authorship 74
    • Peer Review 19
  • Reproducibility 12
  • Research Misconduct 52
    • Fabrication 8
    • Falsification 7
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 10
    • Plagiarism 17
  • Safety 133
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 29
    • Product Liability 13
    • Public Health and Safety 66
  • Whistleblowing 23
  • Workplace Ethics 107
    • Bidding Process 9
    • Bribery and Extortion 10
    • Community Relations 8
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 50
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 44
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 4
  • Big Data 4
  • Climate Change 10
  • Cloning 3
  • Dual Use Research 11
  • Embryo Research 5
  • Energy 7
  • Geoengineering 3
  • Human Enhancement 6
  • Human Migration 3
  • Military and Defense Research 8
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 146
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 2
    • Atmospheric Sciences 3
    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 44
    • Earth Sciences 5
    • Geological Sciences 5
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 10
    • Oceanography 3
    • Physics 9
    • Statistics and Probability 2
  • Engineering 326
    • Aerospace Engineering 7
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 12
    • Chemical Engineering 14
    • Civil Engineering 15
    • Computer Engineering 7
    • Earth Resources Engineering 2
    • Electrical Engineering 7
    • Engineering Management 3
    • Environmental Engineering 11
    • Industrial Engineering 6
    • Material Science and Engineering 11
    • Mechanical Engineering 13
    • Nuclear Engineering 7
    • Systems Engineering 4
  • International Ethics 28
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 230
    • Animal Science 4
    • Biochemistry 13
    • Bioinformatics 3
    • Biophysics 4
    • Biotechnology 3
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 6
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 6
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 6
    • Food Science 2
    • Forestry and Forest Science 2
    • 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 318
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 107
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 1
    • Anthropology 6
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 2
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 4
    • Economics 0
    • Geography 4
    • Information Sciences 4
    • Linguistics 1
    • Political Science 4
    • Psychology 17
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 9
    • Science and Technology Studies 3
    • Sociology 5
    • Urban Studies and Planning 3
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