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
Published Work / Text
  • 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 11
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 17
  • Corruption 2
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 10
  • Emerging technologies 21
  • Environmental Justice 6
  • Governance 17
  • Human Rights 23
  • Law and Public Policy 17
  • Political and Social Conflict 6
  • Privacy and Surveillance 17
  • Public and Community Engagement 7
  • Public Well-being 34
  • Responsible Innovation 32
  • Risk 21
  • Security 24
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 2
    • Dual Use 3
  • Social Justice 8
  • Social Responsibility 26
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 2
  • Sustainability 16
    • Economic 0
    • Environmental 1
    • Social 0
    • Sustainable Development 3
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 13
  • Bias in Research 4
  • Collaboration 5
    • Interdisciplinary Research 0
    • International Collaboration 0
  • Community and Participatory Research 6
  • Confidentiality 15
  • Conflict of Interest 16
  • Data Management 23
  • Diversity 5
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 0
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 0
  • Expert Witness 0
  • Grant Management 5
  • Human Subjects Research 30
    • Informed Consent 3
    • Institutional Review Boards 1
    • Vulnerable Populations 2
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 3
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 0
  • Mentors and Trainees 8
  • Organizational Climate 9
  • Publication Ethics 12
    • Authorship 2
    • Peer Review 1
  • Reproducibility 7
  • Research Misconduct 15
    • Fabrication 3
    • Falsification 3
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 1
    • Plagiarism 2
  • Safety 36
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 2
    • Product Liability 1
    • Public Health and Safety 5
  • Whistleblowing 3
  • Workplace Ethics 9
    • Bidding Process 0
    • Bribery and Extortion 0
    • Community Relations 0
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 1
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 0
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 1
  • Big Data 3
  • Climate Change 2
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 7
  • Embryo Research 1
  • Energy 2
  • Geoengineering 2
  • Human Enhancement 3
  • Human Migration 1
  • Military and Defense Research 3
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 25
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 0
    • Atmospheric Sciences 0
    • Chemistry 0
    • Computer Sciences 1
    • Earth Sciences 0
    • Geological Sciences 0
    • Mathematics 0
    • Meteorology 0
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 3
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 0
    • Statistics and Probability 0
  • Engineering 39
    • Aerospace Engineering 0
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 3
    • Chemical Engineering 0
    • Civil Engineering 0
    • Computer Engineering 1
    • Earth Resources Engineering 2
    • Electrical Engineering 0
    • Engineering Management 0
    • Environmental Engineering 1
    • Industrial Engineering 1
    • Material Science and Engineering 0
    • Mechanical Engineering 0
    • Nuclear Engineering 0
    • Systems Engineering 1
  • International Perspectives 19
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 65
    • Animal Science 0
    • Biochemistry 0
    • Bioinformatics 0
    • Biophysics 0
    • Biotechnology 0
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 0
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 1
    • Entomology 0
    • Environmental Health 3
    • Food Science 0
    • Forestry and Forest Science 0
    • Genetics and Genomics 2
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 0
    • Integrative Biology 0
    • Microbiology 0
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 1
    • Nutrition 0
    • Pharmacology 0
    • Physiology 0
    • Plant Sciences 0
    • Public Health 1
    • Structural Biology 0
    • Synthetic Biology 0
    • Systems Biology 0
    • Toxicology 0
  • Research Ethics 52
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 38
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 0
    • Anthropology 1
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 0
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 1
    • Economics 0
    • Geography 0
    • Information Sciences 0
    • Linguistics 0
    • Political Science 0
    • Psychology 0
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 3
    • Science and Technology Studies 0
    • Sociology 0
    • Urban Studies and Planning 3
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