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 0
  • Case Study / Scenario 2
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 0
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 0
    • Mini-case 1
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 2
    • Role Play 0
    • Technical / Numerical Case 0
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 1
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 0
    • professional code 1
  • Educational Activity Description 0
    • Course 0
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 0
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 0
    • 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 0
    • lecture plan / notes 0
    • lesson plan / guide 0
    • pedagogical notes/essays 0
    • 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 0
    • blog 0
    • book 0
    • journal article 0
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 0
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 0
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 0
  • Website / organization 0
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 1
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 0
  • Corruption 0
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 0
  • Emerging technologies 0
  • Environmental Justice 0
  • Governance 0
  • Human Rights 1
  • Law and Public Policy 1
  • Privacy and Surveillance 0
  • Public and Community Engagement 1
  • Public Well-being 1
  • Responsible Innovation 0
  • Risk 1
  • Security 1
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 0
    • Dual Use 0
  • Social and Political Conflict 1
  • Social Justice 1
  • Social Responsibility 0
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 0
  • Sustainability 0
    • Economic 0
    • Environmental 0
    • Social 0
    • Sustainable Development 0
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 1
  • Bias in Research 1
  • Collaboration 1
    • Interdisciplinary Research 0
    • International Collaboration 0
  • Community and Participatory Research 1
  • Confidentiality 0
  • Conflict of Interest 1
  • Data Management 2
  • Diversity 0
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 0
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 0
  • Expert Witness 0
  • Grant Management 0
  • Human Subjects Research 2
    • Informed Consent 2
    • Institutional Review Boards 1
    • Vulnerable Populations 1
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 1
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 0
  • Mentors and Trainees 1
  • Organizational Climate 0
  • Publication Ethics 1
    • Authorship 1
    • Peer Review 0
  • Reproducibility 0
  • Research Misconduct 1
    • Fabrication 0
    • Falsification 0
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 0
    • Plagiarism 1
  • Safety 1
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 0
    • Product Liability 0
    • Public Health and Safety 1
  • Whistleblowing 0
  • Workplace Ethics 1
    • Bidding Process 0
    • Bribery and Extortion 0
    • Community Relations 0
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 0
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 0
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 0
  • Big Data 0
  • Climate Change 0
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 0
  • Embryo Research 0
  • Energy 0
  • Geoengineering 0
  • Human Enhancement 0
  • Human Migration 0
  • Military and Defense Research 0
  • Stem Cell Research 0
Field
Physiology
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 173
    • Applied Mathematics 1
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 3
    • Atmospheric Sciences 4
    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 53
    • Earth Sciences 7
    • Geological Sciences 9
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 11
    • Oceanography 3
    • Physics 16
    • Statistics and Probability 4
  • Engineering 381
    • Aerospace Engineering 9
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 16
    • Chemical Engineering 16
    • Civil Engineering 18
    • Computer Engineering 12
    • Earth Resources Engineering 5
    • Electrical Engineering 9
    • Engineering Management 3
    • Environmental Engineering 14
    • Industrial Engineering 9
    • Material Science and Engineering 12
    • Mechanical Engineering 16
    • Nuclear Engineering 7
    • Systems Engineering 7
  • International Perspectives 39
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 282
    • Animal Science 6
    • Biochemistry 15
    • Bioinformatics 4
    • Biophysics 5
    • Biotechnology 10
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 7
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 13
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 10
    • Food Science 3
    • Forestry and Forest Science 8
    • Genetics and Genomics 44
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 14
    • Integrative Biology 5
    • Microbiology 7
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 11
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 13
    • Physiology 3
    • Plant Sciences 7
    • Public Health 24
    • Structural Biology 3
    • Synthetic Biology 7
    • Systems Biology 4
    • Toxicology 10
  • Research Ethics 359
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 150
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 2
    • Anthropology 14
    • Communications 2
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 3
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 5
    • Economics 3
    • Geography 6
    • Information Sciences 8
    • Linguistics 2
    • Political Science 7
    • Psychology 21
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 19
    • Science and Technology Studies 5
    • Sociology 13
    • Urban Studies and Planning 8
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