Resources for Engineering and Science Ethics

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  • Collaboration 1
    • Interdisciplinary Research 0
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  • Confidentiality 0
  • Conflict of Interest 2
  • Data Management 4
  • Diversity 0
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  • Expert Witness 0
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  • Human Subjects Research 1
    • Informed Consent 1
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    • Industrial Espionage 0
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  • Mentors and Trainees 1
  • Organizational Climate 0
  • Publication Ethics 1
    • Authorship 0
    • Peer Review 0
  • Reproducibility 0
  • Research Misconduct 0
    • Fabrication 0
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    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 0
    • Plagiarism 0
  • Safety 1
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 1
    • Product Liability 0
    • Public Health and Safety 0
  • Whistleblowing 0
  • Workplace Ethics 1
    • Bidding Process 0
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    • Community Relations 0
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 0
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 0
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 0
  • Big Data 0
  • Climate Change 0
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 0
  • Embryo Research 0
  • Energy 0
  • Geoengineering 0
  • Human Enhancement 0
  • Human Migration 0
  • Military and Defense Research 0
  • Stem Cell Research 0
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  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 158
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 2
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    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 46
    • Earth Sciences 7
    • Geological Sciences 8
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
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  • Engineering 363
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    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 16
    • Chemical Engineering 14
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    • Earth Resources Engineering 4
    • Electrical Engineering 7
    • Engineering Management 3
    • Environmental Engineering 13
    • Industrial Engineering 8
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    • Nuclear Engineering 7
    • Systems Engineering 6
  • International Perspectives 37
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    • Animal Science 6
    • Biochemistry 15
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    • Genetics and Genomics 44
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 14
    • Integrative Biology 5
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    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 9
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 13
    • Physiology 3
    • Plant Sciences 6
    • Public Health 24
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    • Toxicology 9
  • Research Ethics 352
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 139
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 2
    • Anthropology 13
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  • Cutting Roadside Trees

    Added06/15/1992

    Updated01/19/2016

    For each of the past 7 years at least one person has suffered a fatal automobile accident by crashing into trees closely aligned along a 3 mile stretch of Forest Drive. Many other accidents have also occurred, causing serious injuries, wrecked cars, and damaged trees. Some of the trees are quite close to the pavement. Two law suits have been filed against the road commission for not maintaining sufficient road safety along this 3 three mile stretch. Both were dismissed because the drivers were going well in excess of the 45 mph speed limit.

    Author(s) Michael Pritchard
    Contributor(s) Michael Pritchard
    Authoring Institution Center for the Study of Ethics in Society at Western Michigan University
    Year 1992
  • Doubts About Published Results

    Added09/09/2006

    Updated01/29/2016

    research ethics, responsible conduct of research, ethics, research, publications, scientific misconduct, fabrication, falsification,

    A scenario meant to stimulate discussion about the ethical issues that arise when one researcher suspects that another researcher fabricated data.

    Author(s) Albert R. Meyer Caroline Whitbeck
    Contributor(s) Caroline Whitbeck
    Year 1993
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