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
Hypothetical / Fictional Case
  • Assessment Tool 6
    • qualitative 1
    • quantitative 0
  • Bibliography 54
  • Case Study / Scenario 565
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 117
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 216
    • 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 38
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 8
    • pedagogical notes/essays 12
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 10
  • Multimedia 13
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 5
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 111
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 3
    • newspaper / magazine article 1
    • report 82
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 11
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 25
  • Website / organization 15
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 1
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 17
  • Corruption 1
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 11
  • Emerging technologies 5
  • Environmental Justice 9
  • Governance 1
  • Human Rights 3
  • Law and Public Policy 2
  • Political and Social Conflict 4
  • Privacy and Surveillance 8
  • Public and Community Engagement 12
  • Public Well-being 9
  • Responsible Innovation 3
  • Risk 8
  • Security 1
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 0
    • Dual Use 0
  • Social Justice 6
  • Social Responsibility 20
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 3
  • Sustainability 11
    • Economic 1
    • Environmental 6
    • Social 1
    • Sustainable Development 2
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 6
  • Bias in Research 1
  • Collaboration 57
    • Interdisciplinary Research 2
    • International Collaboration 3
  • Community and Participatory Research 11
  • Confidentiality 9
  • Conflict of Interest 17
  • Data Management 20
  • Diversity 8
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 2
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 2
  • Expert Witness 1
  • Grant Management 3
  • Human Subjects Research 31
    • Informed Consent 20
    • Institutional Review Boards 13
    • Vulnerable Populations 9
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 15
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 1
  • Mentors and Trainees 60
  • Organizational Climate 9
  • Publication Ethics 34
    • Authorship 29
    • Peer Review 2
  • Reproducibility 1
  • Research Misconduct 13
    • Fabrication 1
    • Falsification 2
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 4
    • Plagiarism 5
  • Safety 23
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 7
    • Product Liability 6
    • Public Health and Safety 11
  • Whistleblowing 8
  • Workplace Ethics 33
    • Bidding Process 2
    • Bribery and Extortion 2
    • Community Relations 3
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 20
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 9
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 0
  • Big Data 4
  • Climate Change 0
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 1
  • Embryo Research 0
  • Energy 1
  • Geoengineering 0
  • Human Enhancement 4
  • Human Migration 0
  • Military and Defense Research 3
  • Stem Cell Research 0
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 36
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 0
    • Atmospheric Sciences 0
    • Chemistry 11
    • Computer Sciences 13
    • Earth Sciences 0
    • Geological Sciences 1
    • Mathematics 3
    • Meteorology 0
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 0
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 2
    • Statistics and Probability 0
  • Engineering 52
    • Aerospace Engineering 1
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 3
    • Chemical Engineering 5
    • Civil Engineering 1
    • Computer Engineering 0
    • Earth Resources Engineering 0
    • Electrical Engineering 0
    • Engineering Management 1
    • Environmental Engineering 4
    • Industrial Engineering 0
    • Material Science and Engineering 4
    • Mechanical Engineering 2
    • Nuclear Engineering 1
    • Systems Engineering 0
  • International Perspectives 5
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 73
    • Animal Science 3
    • Biochemistry 7
    • Bioinformatics 0
    • Biophysics 0
    • Biotechnology 2
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 0
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 5
    • Entomology 1
    • Environmental Health 0
    • Food Science 0
    • Forestry and Forest Science 3
    • Genetics and Genomics 7
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 5
    • Integrative Biology 1
    • Microbiology 2
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 4
    • Nutrition 0
    • Pharmacology 5
    • Physiology 0
    • Plant Sciences 2
    • Public Health 5
    • Structural Biology 0
    • Synthetic Biology 0
    • Systems Biology 1
    • Toxicology 3
  • Research Ethics 119
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 38
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 1
    • Anthropology 8
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 0
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 0
    • Economics 0
    • Geography 0
    • Information Sciences 2
    • Linguistics 1
    • Political Science 0
    • Psychology 10
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 1
    • Science and Technology Studies 0
    • Sociology 8
    • Urban Studies and Planning 0
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