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 550
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 113
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 206
    • Mini-case 36
    • Moral Exemplar 16
    • Open-ended scenario 183
    • Role Play 12
    • Technical / Numerical Case 17
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 84
    • governmental policy 1
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 2
    • 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 11
  • Event / presentation 6
  • Instructor Material 31
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 5
    • pedagogical notes/essays 12
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 6
  • Multimedia 11
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 3
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 100
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 0
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 72
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 0
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 15
  • Website / organization 13
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 28
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 57
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 35
  • Emerging technologies 33
  • Environmental Justice 29
  • Governance 34
  • Human Rights 38
  • Law and Public Policy 38
  • Political and Social Conflict 16
  • Privacy and Surveillance 39
  • Public and Community Engagement 36
  • Public Well-being 92
  • Responsible Innovation 48
  • Risk 65
  • Security 36
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social Justice 37
  • Social Responsibility 90
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 47
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 31
    • Social 9
    • Sustainable Development 7
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 110
    • Authorship 79
    • Peer Review 21
  • Reproducibility 12
  • Research Misconduct 54
    • Fabrication 8
    • Falsification 7
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 10
    • Plagiarism 17
  • Safety 136
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 29
    • Product Liability 13
    • Public Health and Safety 67
  • Whistleblowing 24
  • 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 5
  • Climate Change 11
  • 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 327
    • Aerospace Engineering 7
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 12
    • Chemical Engineering 14
    • Civil Engineering 16
    • Computer Engineering 7
    • Earth Resources Engineering 2
    • Electrical Engineering 7
    • Engineering Management 3
    • Environmental Engineering 11
    • Industrial Engineering 7
    • Material Science and Engineering 12
    • Mechanical Engineering 14
    • Nuclear Engineering 7
    • Systems Engineering 5
  • International Perspectives 30
  • 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 343
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 126
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 2
    • 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 4
    • Psychology 21
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 9
    • Science and Technology Studies 3
    • Sociology 11
    • Urban Studies and Planning 3
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