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 19
  • Case Study / Scenario 75
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 6
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 37
    • Mini-case 8
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 22
    • Role Play 5
    • Technical / Numerical Case 3
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 28
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 1
    • International Declarations and Standards 0
    • professional code 25
  • Educational Activity Description 10
    • Course 2
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 1
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 4
    • Institution-wide Program 1
    • Multi-semester program 2
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 0
    • Workshop/Event 1
  • Essay 3
  • Event / presentation 1
  • Instructor Material 4
    • lecture plan / notes 0
    • lesson plan / guide 0
    • pedagogical notes/essays 1
    • rubric 0
    • syllabus 1
  • Multimedia 1
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 0
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 1
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 27
    • blog 0
    • book 0
    • journal article 1
    • newspaper / magazine article 1
    • report 24
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 1
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 0
  • Website / organization 5
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 9
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 18
  • Corruption 0
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 6
  • Emerging technologies 12
  • Environmental Justice 10
  • Governance 9
  • Human Rights 8
  • Law and Public Policy 9
  • Privacy and Surveillance 22
  • Public and Community Engagement 9
  • Public Well-being 21
  • Responsible Innovation 16
  • Risk 18
  • Security 15
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 0
    • Dual Use 1
  • Social and Political Conflict 6
  • Social Justice 8
  • Social Responsibility 19
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 3
  • Sustainability 13
    • Economic 0
    • Environmental 6
    • Social 1
    • Sustainable Development 3
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 4
  • Bias in Research 7
  • Collaboration 30
    • Interdisciplinary Research 2
    • International Collaboration 1
  • Community and Participatory Research 3
  • Confidentiality 16
  • Conflict of Interest 20
  • Data Management 36
  • Diversity 8
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 3
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 0
  • Expert Witness 1
  • Grant Management 5
  • Human Subjects Research 13
    • Informed Consent 0
    • Institutional Review Boards 0
    • Vulnerable Populations 0
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 21
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 0
  • Mentors and Trainees 39
  • Organizational Climate 11
  • Publication Ethics 37
    • Authorship 20
    • Peer Review 5
  • Reproducibility 9
  • Research Misconduct 25
    • Fabrication 7
    • Falsification 5
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 5
    • Plagiarism 5
  • Safety 44
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 16
    • Product Liability 7
    • Public Health and Safety 16
  • Whistleblowing 9
  • Workplace Ethics 33
    • Bidding Process 3
    • Bribery and Extortion 1
    • Community Relations 2
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 18
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 5
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 5
  • Big Data 9
  • Climate Change 6
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 3
  • Embryo Research 0
  • Energy 3
  • Geoengineering 3
  • Human Enhancement 3
  • Human Migration 0
  • Military and Defense Research 5
  • Stem Cell Research 0
Field
Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences
  • 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 380
    • 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 38
  • 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 358
  • 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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