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
report
  • Assessment Tool 6
    • qualitative 1
    • quantitative 0
  • Bibliography 55
  • Case Study / Scenario 572
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 119
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 218
    • Mini-case 37
    • Moral Exemplar 16
    • Open-ended scenario 186
    • 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 40
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 8
    • pedagogical notes/essays 13
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 11
  • Multimedia 14
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 2
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 5
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 112
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 4
    • newspaper / magazine article 1
    • report 82
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 37
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 25
  • Website / organization 31
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 12
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 16
  • Corruption 2
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 11
  • Emerging technologies 21
  • Environmental Justice 5
  • Governance 18
  • Human Rights 23
  • Law and Public Policy 17
  • Privacy and Surveillance 16
  • Public and Community Engagement 7
  • Public Well-being 33
  • Responsible Innovation 31
  • Risk 22
  • Security 23
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 2
    • Dual Use 2
  • Social and Political Conflict 6
  • Social Justice 7
  • Social Responsibility 26
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 2
  • Sustainability 14
    • Economic 0
    • Environmental 1
    • Social 0
    • Sustainable Development 1
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 12
  • Bias in Research 3
  • Collaboration 4
    • Interdisciplinary Research 0
    • International Collaboration 0
  • Community and Participatory Research 5
  • Confidentiality 14
  • Conflict of Interest 15
  • Data Management 22
  • Diversity 4
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 0
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 0
  • Expert Witness 0
  • Grant Management 4
  • Human Subjects Research 29
    • Informed Consent 3
    • Institutional Review Boards 1
    • Vulnerable Populations 2
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 3
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 0
  • Mentors and Trainees 7
  • Organizational Climate 8
  • Publication Ethics 10
    • Authorship 1
    • Peer Review 1
  • Reproducibility 6
  • Research Misconduct 14
    • Fabrication 3
    • Falsification 3
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 1
    • Plagiarism 2
  • Safety 36
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 2
    • Product Liability 1
    • Public Health and Safety 6
  • Whistleblowing 2
  • Workplace Ethics 8
    • 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 3
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 6
  • Embryo Research 1
  • Energy 1
  • Geoengineering 2
  • Human Enhancement 3
  • Human Migration 1
  • Military and Defense Research 3
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 23
    • 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 35
    • Aerospace Engineering 0
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 3
    • Chemical Engineering 0
    • Civil Engineering 1
    • Computer Engineering 1
    • Earth Resources Engineering 2
    • Electrical Engineering 0
    • Engineering Management 0
    • Environmental Engineering 0
    • Industrial Engineering 1
    • Material Science and Engineering 1
    • Mechanical Engineering 1
    • Nuclear Engineering 0
    • Systems Engineering 1
  • International Perspectives 16
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 62
    • Animal Science 0
    • Biochemistry 0
    • Bioinformatics 0
    • Biophysics 0
    • Biotechnology 0
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 0
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 0
    • Entomology 0
    • Environmental Health 2
    • 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 0
    • Structural Biology 0
    • Synthetic Biology 0
    • Systems Biology 0
    • Toxicology 0
  • Research Ethics 45
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 34
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 0
    • Anthropology 0
    • 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 2
    • Science and Technology Studies 0
    • Sociology 0
    • Urban Studies and Planning 2
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