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
Case Study / Scenario
  • Assessment Tool 6
    • qualitative 1
    • quantitative 0
  • Bibliography 50
  • Case Study / Scenario 551
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 113
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 206
    • Mini-case 37
    • Moral Exemplar 16
    • Open-ended scenario 183
    • Role Play 12
    • Technical / Numerical Case 17
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 91
    • governmental policy 1
    • honor code 1
    • International Declarations and Standards 4
    • professional code 72
  • Educational Activity Description 55
    • Course 15
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 2
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 23
    • Institution-wide Program 4
    • Multi-semester program 7
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 1
    • Workshop/Event 1
  • Essay 12
  • Event / presentation 12
  • Instructor Material 32
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 5
    • pedagogical notes/essays 12
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 7
  • Multimedia 12
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 4
  • 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 16
  • Website / organization 15
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 9
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 23
  • Corruption 5
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 13
  • Emerging technologies 3
  • Environmental Justice 12
  • Governance 5
  • Human Rights 3
  • Law and Public Policy 12
  • Political and Social Conflict 6
  • Privacy and Surveillance 11
  • Public and Community Engagement 18
  • Public Well-being 32
  • Responsible Innovation 6
  • Risk 26
  • Security 6
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 2
    • Dual Use 1
  • Social Justice 12
  • Social Responsibility 43
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 4
  • Sustainability 20
    • Economic 1
    • Environmental 15
    • Social 1
    • Sustainable Development 3
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 15
  • Bias in Research 2
  • Collaboration 92
    • Interdisciplinary Research 2
    • International Collaboration 4
  • Community and Participatory Research 12
  • Confidentiality 18
  • Conflict of Interest 40
  • Data Management 41
  • Diversity 19
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 6
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 5
  • Expert Witness 3
  • Grant Management 5
  • Human Subjects Research 59
    • Informed Consent 38
    • Institutional Review Boards 15
    • Vulnerable Populations 25
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 26
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 1
  • Mentors and Trainees 98
  • Organizational Climate 14
  • Publication Ethics 73
    • Authorship 57
    • Peer Review 13
  • Reproducibility 3
  • Research Misconduct 26
    • Fabrication 4
    • Falsification 3
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 8
    • Plagiarism 11
  • Safety 57
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 17
    • Product Liability 10
    • Public Health and Safety 32
  • Whistleblowing 17
  • Workplace Ethics 72
    • Bidding Process 6
    • Bribery and Extortion 6
    • Community Relations 4
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 36
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 32
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 0
  • Big Data 1
  • Climate Change 0
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 1
  • Embryo Research 0
  • Energy 2
  • Geoengineering 0
  • Human Enhancement 0
  • Human Migration 0
  • Military and Defense Research 2
  • Stem Cell Research 0
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 70
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 1
    • Atmospheric Sciences 0
    • Chemistry 18
    • Computer Sciences 26
    • Earth Sciences 0
    • Geological Sciences 1
    • Mathematics 7
    • Meteorology 0
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 6
    • Statistics and Probability 1
  • Engineering 200
    • Aerospace Engineering 5
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 6
    • Chemical Engineering 12
    • Civil Engineering 10
    • Computer Engineering 1
    • Earth Resources Engineering 1
    • Electrical Engineering 2
    • Engineering Management 2
    • Environmental Engineering 7
    • Industrial Engineering 2
    • Material Science and Engineering 8
    • Mechanical Engineering 7
    • Nuclear Engineering 3
    • Systems Engineering 1
  • International Perspectives 11
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 122
    • Animal Science 4
    • Biochemistry 12
    • Bioinformatics 2
    • Biophysics 2
    • Biotechnology 1
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 3
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 5
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 1
    • Food Science 1
    • Forestry and Forest Science 2
    • Genetics and Genomics 17
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 12
    • Integrated Biology 1
    • Microbiology 4
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 3
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 9
    • Physiology 2
    • Plant Sciences 4
    • Public Health 15
    • Structural Biology 2
    • Synthetic Biology 2
    • Systems Biology 3
    • Toxicology 7
  • Research Ethics 239
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 58
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 1
    • Anthropology 9
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 1
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 0
    • Economics 0
    • Geography 0
    • Information Sciences 4
    • Linguistics 1
    • Political Science 1
    • Psychology 18
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 3
    • Science and Technology Studies 0
    • Sociology 9
    • Urban Studies and Planning 0
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