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 60
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 1
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 39
    • Mini-case 3
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 16
    • Role Play 1
    • Technical / Numerical Case 1
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 16
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 0
    • professional code 16
  • Educational Activity Description 5
    • Course 0
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 0
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 4
    • Institution-wide Program 0
    • Multi-semester program 1
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 0
    • Workshop/Event 0
  • Essay 1
  • Event / presentation 0
  • Instructor Material 6
    • lecture plan / notes 0
    • lesson plan / guide 3
    • pedagogical notes/essays 0
    • rubric 0
    • syllabus 2
  • Multimedia 3
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 2
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 39
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 1
    • newspaper / magazine article 1
    • report 35
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 0
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 1
  • Website / organization 3
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 6
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 24
  • Corruption 0
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 21
  • Emerging technologies 8
  • Environmental Justice 13
  • Governance 14
  • Human Rights 16
  • Law and Public Policy 19
  • Privacy and Surveillance 27
  • Public and Community Engagement 21
  • Public Well-being 29
  • Responsible Innovation 14
  • Risk 19
  • Security 11
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 3
    • Dual Use 4
  • Social and Political Conflict 7
  • Social Justice 13
  • Social Responsibility 27
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 2
  • Sustainability 18
    • Economic 1
    • Environmental 2
    • Social 0
    • Sustainable Development 4
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 8
  • Bias in Research 7
  • Collaboration 24
    • Interdisciplinary Research 5
    • International Collaboration 4
  • Community and Participatory Research 18
  • Confidentiality 32
  • Conflict of Interest 18
  • Data Management 34
  • Diversity 11
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 1
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 2
  • Expert Witness 0
  • Grant Management 6
  • Human Subjects Research 59
    • Informed Consent 28
    • Institutional Review Boards 11
    • Vulnerable Populations 16
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 7
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 0
  • Mentors and Trainees 20
  • Organizational Climate 10
  • Publication Ethics 24
    • Authorship 11
    • Peer Review 6
  • Reproducibility 5
  • Research Misconduct 17
    • Fabrication 4
    • Falsification 3
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 3
    • Plagiarism 5
  • Safety 23
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 2
    • Product Liability 1
    • Public Health and Safety 8
  • Whistleblowing 6
  • Workplace Ethics 14
    • Bidding Process 0
    • Bribery and Extortion 0
    • Community Relations 2
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 2
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 0
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 3
  • Big Data 6
  • Climate Change 6
  • Cloning 1
  • Dual Use Research 4
  • Embryo Research 1
  • Energy 3
  • Geoengineering 0
  • Human Enhancement 3
  • Human Migration 3
  • Military and Defense Research 3
  • Stem Cell Research 0
Field
Social and Behavioral 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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