Resources for Engineering and Science Ethics

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  • Bibliography 6
  • Case Study / Scenario 66
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    • professional code 22
  • Educational Activity Description 17
    • Course 2
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 1
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    • Train the Trainer 0
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    • lesson plan / guide 1
    • pedagogical notes/essays 2
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  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 38
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 71
  • Controversies 106
    • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 11
    • Big Data 26
    • Climate Change 22
    • Cloning 3
    • Dual Use Research 11
    • Embryo Research 8
    • Energy 13
    • Geoengineering 6
    • Human Enhancement 19
    • Human Migration 4
    • Military and Defense Research 12
    • Stem Cell Research 1
  • Corruption 8
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 42
  • Emerging technologies 57
  • Environmental Justice 46
  • Governance 38
  • Human Rights 42
  • Law and Public Policy 50
  • Privacy and Surveillance 57
  • Public and Community Engagement 48
  • Public Well-being 107
  • Responsible Innovation 59
  • Risk 78
  • Security 37
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 19
  • Social Justice 51
  • Social Responsibility 114
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 11
  • Sustainability 88
    • Economic 3
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 12
    • Sustainable Development 18
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 51
  • Bias in Research 20
  • Collaboration 126
    • Interdisciplinary Research 7
    • International Collaboration 6
  • Community and Participatory Research 32
  • Confidentiality 71
  • Conflict of Interest 92
  • Data Management 107
  • Diversity 36
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 11
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 7
  • Expert Witness 7
  • Grant Management 13
  • Human Subjects Research 131
    • Informed Consent 51
    • Institutional Review Boards 20
    • Vulnerable Populations 34
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 52
    • Industrial Espionage 1
    • Trade Secrets 2
  • Mentors and Trainees 132
  • Organizational Climate 30
  • Publication Ethics 130
    • Authorship 89
    • Peer Review 23
  • Reproducibility 16
  • Research Misconduct 63
    • Fabrication 12
    • Falsification 12
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 13
    • Plagiarism 19
  • Safety 158
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 34
    • Product Liability 23
    • Public Health and Safety 80
  • Whistleblowing 31
  • Workplace Ethics 134
    • Bidding Process 11
    • Bribery and Extortion 13
    • Community Relations 10
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 58
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 47
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  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 52
    • Applied Mathematics 1
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    • Chemistry 10
    • Computer Sciences 20
    • Earth Sciences 2
    • Geological Sciences 2
    • Mathematics 1
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    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 6
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 3
    • Statistics and Probability 1
  • Engineering 89
    • Aerospace Engineering 6
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 2
    • Chemical Engineering 7
    • Civil Engineering 6
    • Computer Engineering 3
    • Earth Resources Engineering 1
    • Electrical Engineering 2
    • Engineering Management 1
    • Environmental Engineering 4
    • Grand Challenges for Engineering 0
    • Industrial Engineering 5
    • Material Science and Engineering 5
    • Mechanical Engineering 8
    • Nuclear Engineering 2
    • Systems Engineering 1
  • International Perspectives 7
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 54
    • Animal Science 0
    • Biochemistry 1
    • Bioinformatics 0
    • Biophysics 0
    • Biotechnology 0
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 2
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    • Environmental Health 2
    • Food Science 2
    • Forestry and Forest Science 1
    • Genetics and Genomics 11
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 1
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    • Microbiology 1
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    • Nutrition 1
    • Pharmacology 2
    • Physiology 1
    • Plant Sciences 1
    • Public Health 4
    • Structural Biology 0
    • Synthetic Biology 1
    • Systems Biology 2
    • Toxicology 4
  • Research Ethics 45
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 23
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    • Sociology 1
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  • Teaching Ethics in STEM 5
    • Case Study Method 2
    • Ethical Decision-Making 0
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    • Evaluation and Assessment 0
    • Goals of Ethics Education 0
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    • Instructional Methods 3
    • Online Education 0
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    • Service Learning 0
    • Using Moral Theories in Teaching 0
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  • Post-Doc Blues

    Added04/26/2006

    Updated01/20/2016

    responsible research, appe, reseth, student and post-doc authorship, authorship, acknowledgment, collaborative research, publication, credit

    This case discusses scientific relationships including adviser-graduate student; adviser-post-doc; and post-doc-graduate student. It also explores the relationship of one lab to another lab in the scientific community and intellectual property.

    Contributor(s) Brian Schrag
    Authoring Institution Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE)
    Year 2006
  • Heat Transfer Problem

    Added02/16/2006

    Updated01/15/2016

    An engineer, you work for a consulting firm responsible for the renovation of old office buildings for a military base. A new regulation concerning wall materials goes into effect next year. The wall you are working on will not meet the new regulations. Conflict arises when there are differing opinions regarding which regulations to follow.

    Author(s) Wayne Helmer Robert C. Walker
    Authoring Institution Zachry Department of Civil Engineering-TAMU Ethics
    Year 1995
  • Doubts About Published Results

    Added09/09/2006

    Updated01/29/2016

    research ethics, responsible conduct of research, ethics, research, publications, scientific misconduct, fabrication, falsification,

    A scenario meant to stimulate discussion about the ethical issues that arise when one researcher suspects that another researcher fabricated data.

    Author(s) Albert R. Meyer Caroline Whitbeck
    Contributor(s) Caroline Whitbeck
    Year 1993
  • The Use of Work from an Unpaid Consultation (adapted from NSPE Case No. 77-5)

    Added06/10/2006

    Updated01/20/2016

    Ethical Engineering/Fair Trade

    This case covers the pursuit of a contract and use of a study authored by a competing firm. It raises questions about the limits that are required in order to keep competition for a contract fair. This is an open-ended scenario for discussion based on a case from the NSPE Board of Ethical Review.

    Authoring Institution Online Ethics Center
    Year 1999
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