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 53
  • Case Study / Scenario 555
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 114
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 209
    • 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 34
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 6
    • pedagogical notes/essays 12
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 8
  • Multimedia 13
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 5
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 115
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 4
    • newspaper / magazine article 1
    • report 82
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 11
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 17
  • Website / organization 15
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 64
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 36
  • Emerging technologies 37
  • Environmental Justice 36
  • Governance 35
  • Human Rights 42
  • Law and Public Policy 43
  • Political and Social Conflict 18
  • Privacy and Surveillance 41
  • Public and Community Engagement 41
  • Public Well-being 97
  • Responsible Innovation 50
  • Risk 69
  • Security 36
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social Justice 44
  • Social Responsibility 98
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 80
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 34
    • Social 10
    • Sustainable Development 17
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 46
  • Bias in Research 13
  • Collaboration 115
    • Interdisciplinary Research 4
    • International Collaboration 6
  • Community and Participatory Research 23
  • Confidentiality 62
  • Conflict of Interest 85
  • Data Management 88
  • Diversity 30
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 6
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 6
  • Expert Witness 6
  • Grant Management 13
  • Human Subjects Research 122
    • 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 119
    • Authorship 83
    • Peer Review 22
  • Reproducibility 12
  • Research Misconduct 55
    • Fabrication 8
    • Falsification 7
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 10
    • Plagiarism 17
  • Safety 142
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 31
    • Product Liability 14
    • Public Health and Safety 71
  • Whistleblowing 25
  • 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 7
  • Climate Change 18
  • Cloning 3
  • Dual Use Research 11
  • Embryo Research 6
  • Energy 11
  • Geoengineering 4
  • Human Enhancement 15
  • Human Migration 4
  • Military and Defense Research 9
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 158
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 2
    • Atmospheric Sciences 4
    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 46
    • Earth Sciences 8
    • Geological Sciences 9
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 11
    • Oceanography 3
    • Physics 11
    • Statistics and Probability 3
  • Engineering 360
    • Aerospace Engineering 7
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 14
    • Chemical Engineering 14
    • Civil Engineering 18
    • Computer Engineering 7
    • Earth Resources Engineering 5
    • 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 38
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 253
    • Animal Science 6
    • Biochemistry 15
    • Bioinformatics 4
    • Biophysics 5
    • Biotechnology 8
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 7
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 9
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 10
    • Food Science 2
    • Forestry and Forest Science 5
    • Genetics and Genomics 38
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 14
    • Integrative Biology 5
    • Microbiology 6
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 7
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 13
    • Physiology 3
    • Plant Sciences 6
    • Public Health 23
    • Structural Biology 3
    • Synthetic Biology 6
    • Systems Biology 4
    • Toxicology 9
  • Research Ethics 351
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 139
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 3
    • 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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