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 3
  • Case Study / Scenario 59
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 3
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 31
    • Mini-case 4
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 24
    • Role Play 0
    • Technical / Numerical Case 0
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 17
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 1
    • professional code 15
  • Educational Activity Description 6
    • Course 1
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 0
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 5
    • Institution-wide Program 0
    • Multi-semester program 0
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 0
    • Workshop/Event 0
  • Essay 0
  • Event / presentation 0
  • Instructor Material 1
    • lecture plan / notes 0
    • lesson plan / guide 0
    • pedagogical notes/essays 1
    • rubric 0
    • syllabus 0
  • Multimedia 0
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 0
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 0
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 30
    • blog 0
    • book 0
    • journal article 0
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 29
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 1
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 5
  • Website / organization 1
Topic
Human Subjects Research
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 67
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 36
  • Emerging technologies 48
  • Environmental Justice 39
  • Governance 35
  • Human Rights 42
  • Law and Public Policy 43
  • Privacy and Surveillance 47
  • Public and Community Engagement 41
  • Public Well-being 97
  • Responsible Innovation 50
  • Risk 70
  • Security 36
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 18
  • Social Justice 43
  • Social Responsibility 100
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 77
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 11
    • Sustainable Development 15
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 47
  • Bias in Research 13
  • Collaboration 115
    • Interdisciplinary Research 4
    • International Collaboration 6
  • Community and Participatory Research 25
  • Confidentiality 63
  • Conflict of Interest 85
  • Data Management 94
  • Diversity 30
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 7
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 6
  • Expert Witness 6
  • Grant Management 13
  • Human Subjects Research 123
    • Informed Consent 51
    • Institutional Review Boards 20
    • Vulnerable Populations 34
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 46
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 1
  • Mentors and Trainees 127
  • Organizational Climate 23
  • Publication Ethics 120
    • Authorship 83
    • Peer Review 22
  • Reproducibility 12
  • Research Misconduct 56
    • Fabrication 9
    • Falsification 8
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 11
    • Plagiarism 18
  • Safety 142
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 31
    • Product Liability 14
    • Public Health and Safety 71
  • Whistleblowing 27
  • Workplace Ethics 120
    • Bidding Process 10
    • Bribery and Extortion 11
    • Community Relations 9
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 53
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 45
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 5
  • Big Data 15
  • Climate Change 18
  • Cloning 3
  • Dual Use Research 11
  • Embryo Research 8
  • Energy 11
  • Geoengineering 4
  • Human Enhancement 16
  • Human Migration 4
  • Military and Defense Research 10
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 12
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 0
    • Atmospheric Sciences 0
    • Chemistry 0
    • Computer Sciences 1
    • Earth Sciences 0
    • Geological Sciences 0
    • Mathematics 1
    • Meteorology 0
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 0
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 1
    • Statistics and Probability 1
  • Engineering 9
    • Aerospace Engineering 0
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 0
    • Chemical Engineering 0
    • Civil Engineering 0
    • Computer Engineering 0
    • Earth Resources Engineering 0
    • Electrical Engineering 0
    • Engineering Management 0
    • Environmental Engineering 0
    • Industrial Engineering 0
    • Material Science and Engineering 0
    • Mechanical Engineering 0
    • Nuclear Engineering 0
    • Systems Engineering 0
  • International Perspectives 7
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 78
    • Animal Science 2
    • Biochemistry 6
    • Bioinformatics 2
    • Biophysics 2
    • Biotechnology 2
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 4
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 1
    • Entomology 1
    • Environmental Health 2
    • Food Science 1
    • Forestry and Forest Science 1
    • Genetics and Genomics 18
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 8
    • Integrative Biology 1
    • Microbiology 3
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 3
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 5
    • Physiology 2
    • Plant Sciences 1
    • Public Health 14
    • Structural Biology 2
    • Synthetic Biology 2
    • Systems Biology 3
    • Toxicology 4
  • Research Ethics 96
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 57
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 1
    • Anthropology 6
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 1
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 0
    • Economics 0
    • Geography 0
    • Information Sciences 3
    • Linguistics 2
    • Political Science 0
    • Psychology 17
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 1
    • Science and Technology Studies 0
    • Sociology 6
    • Urban Studies and Planning 0
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