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 0
    • qualitative 0
    • quantitative 0
  • Bibliography 19
  • Case Study / Scenario 58
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 1
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 38
    • Mini-case 3
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 16
    • Role Play 1
    • Technical / Numerical Case 0
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 16
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 0
    • professional code 16
  • Educational Activity Description 2
    • Course 0
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 0
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 1
    • Institution-wide Program 0
    • Multi-semester program 1
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 0
    • Workshop/Event 0
  • Essay 1
  • Event / presentation 0
  • Instructor Material 1
    • lecture plan / notes 0
    • lesson plan / guide 0
    • pedagogical notes/essays 0
    • rubric 0
    • syllabus 0
  • Multimedia 2
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 0
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 2
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 38
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 1
    • newspaper / magazine article 1
    • report 34
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 0
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 1
  • Website / organization 2
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 6
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 23
  • Corruption 0
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 19
  • Emerging technologies 5
  • Environmental Justice 9
  • Governance 12
  • Human Rights 15
  • Law and Public Policy 14
  • Privacy and Surveillance 24
  • Public and Community Engagement 16
  • Public Well-being 25
  • Responsible Innovation 13
  • Risk 14
  • Security 10
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 2
    • Dual Use 3
  • Social and Political Conflict 7
  • Social Justice 10
  • Social Responsibility 23
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 2
  • Sustainability 12
    • Economic 0
    • Environmental 2
    • Social 0
    • Sustainable Development 4
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 7
  • Bias in Research 6
  • Collaboration 20
    • Interdisciplinary Research 2
    • International Collaboration 4
  • Community and Participatory Research 14
  • Confidentiality 30
  • Conflict of Interest 17
  • Data Management 33
  • Diversity 8
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 0
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 2
  • Expert Witness 0
  • Grant Management 6
  • Human Subjects Research 57
    • Informed Consent 28
    • Institutional Review Boards 11
    • Vulnerable Populations 16
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 7
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 0
  • Mentors and Trainees 20
  • Organizational Climate 9
  • Publication Ethics 23
    • Authorship 10
    • Peer Review 6
  • Reproducibility 5
  • Research Misconduct 17
    • Fabrication 4
    • Falsification 3
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 3
    • Plagiarism 5
  • Safety 19
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 1
    • Product Liability 1
    • Public Health and Safety 5
  • Whistleblowing 5
  • Workplace Ethics 13
    • Bidding Process 0
    • Bribery and Extortion 0
    • Community Relations 2
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 1
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 0
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 2
  • Big Data 5
  • Climate Change 6
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 3
  • Embryo Research 0
  • Energy 3
  • Geoengineering 0
  • Human Enhancement 2
  • Human Migration 3
  • Military and Defense Research 3
  • Stem Cell Research 0
Field
Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 163
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 2
    • Atmospheric Sciences 3
    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 50
    • Earth Sciences 7
    • Geological Sciences 8
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 11
    • Oceanography 3
    • Physics 11
    • Statistics and Probability 3
  • Engineering 367
    • Aerospace Engineering 7
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 16
    • Chemical Engineering 14
    • Civil Engineering 17
    • Computer Engineering 10
    • Earth Resources Engineering 4
    • 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 7
  • International Perspectives 37
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 270
    • Animal Science 6
    • Biochemistry 15
    • Bioinformatics 4
    • Biophysics 5
    • Biotechnology 10
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 7
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 9
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 10
    • Food Science 2
    • Forestry and Forest Science 7
    • Genetics and Genomics 44
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 14
    • Integrative Biology 5
    • Microbiology 6
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 9
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 13
    • Physiology 3
    • Plant Sciences 6
    • Public Health 24
    • Structural Biology 3
    • Synthetic Biology 7
    • Systems Biology 4
    • Toxicology 9
  • Research Ethics 352
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 139
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 2
    • 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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