Resources for Engineering and Science Ethics

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    • Authorship 1
    • Peer Review 1
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    • Public Health and Safety 1
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  • Animals (RCR Role Plays)

    Added09/23/2009

    Updated06/15/2016

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on research with animals, includes the summary, animals resources, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
  • Authorship (RCR Role Plays)

    Added09/23/2009

    Updated01/13/2016

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on authorship issues, includes the summary, resources, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
  • Added03/31/2010

    Updated02/11/2016

    This case includes handouts for 4 teams, each with hidden agendas, to be used in class discussion. It is also accompanied by a companion presentation on "The Environmental Implications of Biotechnology." The case concerns the City of L’Acide that has contracted with an engineering firm to remediate a 3 hectare hazardous waste site from an old firing range.
    Author(s) Daniel A. Vallero
    Year 2010
  • Conflict of Interest (RCR Role Plays)

    Added09/23/2009

    Updated01/13/2016

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on conflicts of interest, includes the summary, resources, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
  • Hazardous Substances (RCR Role Plays)

    Added10/01/2009

    Updated01/13/2016

    Hazardous Substances, Chemicals

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on dealing with hazardous substances, includes the summary, real summary, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
  • Human Subjects (RCR Role Plays)

    Added10/01/2009

    Updated01/13/2016

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on research with human subjects, includes the summary, human subjects resources, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
  • Mentoring (RCR Role Plays)

    Added10/01/2009

    Updated01/13/2016

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on mentoring, includes the summary, resources on mentoring and interpersonal communication, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
  • Added06/21/2016

    Updated06/29/2016

    This is a role play workshop designed for ethics education of STEM graduate students. It primarily emphasizes societal-level macroethics related to decision-making related to commercial application of emerging nanotechnoloies, as opposed to microethics or responsible conduct of research (RCR). However, students will confront dilemmas at the level of individual contact through perspective-taking in acting as one of seven characters in a hypothetical, but realistic, case.
    Author(s) Kathleen Eggleson Joshua Dempsey
    Contributor(s) Kathleen Eggleson
    Year 2016
  • Peer Review (RCR Role Plays)

    Added10/01/2009

    Updated01/13/2016

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on peer review, includes the summary, resources on responsibilities of peer reviewers, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
  • Whistleblowing - Data Management (RCR Role-Plays)

    Added10/02/2009

    Updated01/13/2016

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on suspected data mismanagement in a research lab, includes the summary, whistleblowing resources, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
  • Whistleblowing - Professional Relationships (RCR Role Plays)

    Added10/02/2009

    Updated01/13/2016

    One of nine role play scenarios developed by Michael Loui and C. K. Gunsalus. This page, on suspected data mismanagement in a research lab complicated by uncomfortable personal relationships, includes the summary, real story, and handouts to be given to various participants. The full role play instructions with discussion guidelines are included in pdf format.

    Author(s) Michael Loui C.K. Gunsalus
    Contributor(s) Michael Loui
    Year 2009
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