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 5
    • qualitative 0
    • quantitative 0
  • Bibliography 43
  • Case Study / Scenario 525
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 114
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 187
    • Mini-case 36
    • Moral Exemplar 16
    • Open-ended scenario 183
    • Role Play 11
    • Technical / Numerical Case 17
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 71
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 2
    • professional code 61
  • Educational Activity description 6
    • course 1
    • ethics across the curriculum 0
    • Institution-wide program 2
    • Multi-year program 0
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • service learning 0
    • train the trainer 0
  • Essay 11
  • Event / presentation 3
  • Instructor Material 48
    • exercise / assignment / module 33
    • lecture plan / notes 1
    • lesson plan / guide 4
    • pedagogical notes/essays 5
    • rubric 1
    • syllabus 2
  • Multimedia 10
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 2
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 92
    • book 0
    • journal article 0
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 64
    • web article 3
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 6
  • Website / organization 12
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 44
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 71
  • Corruption 14
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 46
  • Diversity 16
  • Emerging technologies 62
  • Environmental Justice 46
  • Governance 56
  • Human Rights 55
  • Law and Public Policy 63
  • Political and Social Conflict 26
  • Privacy and Surveillance 66
  • Public and Community Engagement 46
  • Public Well-being 145
  • Responsible Innovation 89
  • Risk 111
  • Security 63
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 13
    • Dual Use 11
  • Social Justice 57
  • Social Responsibility 155
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 11
  • Sustainability 74
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 49
    • Social 11
    • Sustainable Development 7
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 71
  • Bias in Research 12
  • Collaboration 191
    • Interdisciplinary Research 4
    • International Collaboration 4
  • Community and Participatory Research 23
  • Confidentiality 66
  • Conflict of Interest 113
  • Data Management 125
  • Diversity 33
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 11
    • Diversity in Research Design 9
  • Expert Witness 7
  • Grant Management 17
  • Human Subjects Research 167
    • Informed Consent 71
    • Institutional Review Boards 25
    • Vulnerable Populations 49
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 63
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 0
  • Mentors and Trainees 219
  • Organizational Climate 42
  • Publication Ethics 176
    • Authorship 122
    • Peer Review 34
  • Reproducibility 15
  • Research Misconduct 81
    • Fabrication 12
    • Falsification 12
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 17
    • Plagiarism 27
  • Safety 216
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 48
    • Product Liability 26
    • Public Health and Safety 95
  • Whistleblowing 41
  • Workplace Ethics 180
    • Bidding Process 18
    • Bribery and Extortion 18
    • Community Relations 14
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 85
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 75
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 7
  • Big Data 6
  • Climate Change 11
  • Cloning 6
  • Dual Use Research 20
  • Embryo Research 10
  • Energy 10
  • Geoengineering 3
  • Human Enhancement 13
  • Human Migration 4
  • Military and Defense Research 11
  • Stem Cell Research 2
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 245
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 4
    • Atmospheric Sciences 3
    • Chemistry 46
    • Computer Sciences 80
    • Earth Sciences 4
    • Geological Sciences 5
    • Mathematics 16
    • Meteorology 6
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 13
    • Oceanography 2
    • Physics 15
    • Statistics and Probability 6
  • Engineering 563
    • Aerospace Engineering 16
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 25
    • Chemical Engineering 27
    • Civil Enginering 35
    • Computer Engineering 8
    • Earth Resources Engineering 2
    • Electrical Engineering 11
    • Engineering Management 5
    • Environmental Engineering 22
    • Industrial Enginering 11
    • Material Science and Engineering 21
    • Mechanical Engineering 25
    • Nuclear Engineering 9
    • Systems Engineering 7
  • International Ethics 46
  • Life and Enviornmental Sciences 418
    • Animal Science 8
    • Biochemistry 26
    • Bioinformatics 5
    • Biophysics 8
    • Biotechnology 8
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 13
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 13
    • Entomology 5
    • Environmental Health 10
    • Food Science 5
    • Forestry and Forest Science 5
    • Genetics and Genomics 61
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 27
    • Integrated Biology 5
    • Microbiology 11
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 11
    • Nutrition 5
    • Pharmacology 26
    • Physiology 7
    • Plant Sciences 10
    • Public Health 33
    • Structural Biology 6
    • Synthetic Biology 10
    • Systems Biology 9
    • Toxicology 18
  • Research Ethics 586
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 191
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 1
    • Anthropology 9
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 4
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 5
    • Economics 0
    • Geography 6
    • Information Sciences 7
    • Linguistics 0
    • Political Science 5
    • Psychology 30
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 14
    • Science and Technology Studies 3
    • Sociology 8
    • Urban Studies and Planning 2
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