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 48
  • 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 88
    • governmental policy 1
    • honor code 1
    • International Declarations and Standards 3
    • professional code 70
  • Educational Activity Description 52
    • Course 14
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 2
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 22
    • 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 10
  • Event / presentation 12
  • Instructor Material 31
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 5
    • pedagogical notes/essays 12
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 6
  • Multimedia 12
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 4
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 106
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 1
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 77
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 0
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 16
  • Website / organization 15
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 30
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 57
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 36
  • Emerging technologies 35
  • Environmental Justice 34
  • Governance 34
  • Human Rights 38
  • Law and Public Policy 39
  • Political and Social Conflict 16
  • Privacy and Surveillance 39
  • Public and Community Engagement 37
  • Public Well-being 93
  • Responsible Innovation 50
  • Risk 67
  • Security 36
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social Justice 42
  • Social Responsibility 95
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 68
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 10
    • Sustainable Development 13
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 82
  • Data Management 80
  • 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 111
    • Authorship 80
    • Peer Review 21
  • Reproducibility 12
  • Research Misconduct 54
    • Fabrication 8
    • Falsification 7
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 10
    • Plagiarism 17
  • Safety 138
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 30
    • Product Liability 14
    • Public Health and Safety 68
  • Whistleblowing 24
  • Workplace Ethics 108
    • 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 15
  • Cloning 3
  • Dual Use Research 11
  • Embryo Research 5
  • Energy 9
  • Geoengineering 4
  • Human Enhancement 6
  • Human Migration 3
  • Military and Defense Research 8
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 150
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 2
    • Atmospheric Sciences 4
    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 44
    • Earth Sciences 6
    • Geological Sciences 7
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 10
    • Oceanography 3
    • Physics 9
    • Statistics and Probability 2
  • Engineering 344
    • Aerospace Engineering 7
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 12
    • Chemical Engineering 14
    • Civil Engineering 18
    • Computer Engineering 7
    • Earth Resources Engineering 4
    • 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 35
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 232
    • 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 344
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 130
    • 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 11
    • Science and Technology Studies 3
    • Sociology 11
    • Urban Studies and Planning 4
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