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 1
    • qualitative 0
    • quantitative 1
  • Bibliography 4
  • Case Study / Scenario 33
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 12
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 9
    • Mini-case 1
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 10
    • Role Play 1
    • Technical / Numerical Case 3
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 15
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 1
    • professional code 13
  • Educational Activity Description 10
    • Course 1
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 1
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 6
    • Institution-wide Program 0
    • Multi-semester program 2
    • 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 2
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 1
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 1
  • Online Course 0
  • Projects 0
  • Published Work / Text 35
    • blog 0
    • book 0
    • journal article 1
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 34
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 1
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 0
  • Website / organization 0
Topic
Public Well-being
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 69
  • Controversies 98
    • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 6
    • Big Data 22
    • Climate Change 22
    • Cloning 3
    • Dual Use Research 11
    • Embryo Research 8
    • Energy 13
    • Geoengineering 5
    • Human Enhancement 17
    • Human Migration 4
    • Military and Defense Research 12
    • Stem Cell Research 1
  • Corruption 8
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 41
  • Emerging technologies 52
  • Environmental Justice 46
  • Governance 38
  • Human Rights 42
  • Law and Public Policy 48
  • Privacy and Surveillance 53
  • Public and Community Engagement 47
  • Public Well-being 102
  • Responsible Innovation 54
  • Risk 75
  • Security 37
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 19
  • Social Justice 49
  • Social Responsibility 107
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 10
  • Sustainability 88
    • Economic 3
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 12
    • Sustainable Development 18
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 47
  • Bias in Research 15
  • Collaboration 120
    • Interdisciplinary Research 7
    • International Collaboration 6
  • Community and Participatory Research 31
  • Confidentiality 67
  • Conflict of Interest 86
  • Data Management 100
  • Diversity 34
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 10
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 7
  • Expert Witness 7
  • Grant Management 13
  • Human Subjects Research 125
    • Informed Consent 51
    • Institutional Review Boards 20
    • Vulnerable Populations 34
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 48
    • Industrial Espionage 1
    • Trade Secrets 2
  • Mentors and Trainees 130
  • Organizational Climate 26
  • Publication Ethics 123
    • Authorship 86
    • Peer Review 22
  • Reproducibility 14
  • Research Misconduct 57
    • Fabrication 10
    • Falsification 9
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 12
    • Plagiarism 18
  • Safety 148
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 34
    • Product Liability 16
    • Public Health and Safety 76
  • Whistleblowing 29
  • Workplace Ethics 124
    • Bidding Process 11
    • Bribery and Extortion 13
    • Community Relations 10
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 56
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 47
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 22
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 0
    • Atmospheric Sciences 1
    • Chemistry 2
    • Computer Sciences 2
    • Earth Sciences 2
    • Geological Sciences 2
    • Mathematics 0
    • Meteorology 0
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 3
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 0
    • Statistics and Probability 0
  • Engineering 61
    • Aerospace Engineering 0
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 3
    • Chemical Engineering 6
    • Civil Engineering 8
    • Computer Engineering 1
    • Earth Resources Engineering 1
    • Electrical Engineering 1
    • Engineering Management 1
    • Environmental Engineering 5
    • Grand Challenges for Engineering 0
    • Industrial Engineering 6
    • Material Science and Engineering 4
    • Mechanical Engineering 4
    • Nuclear Engineering 3
    • Systems Engineering 2
  • International Perspectives 8
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 48
    • Animal Science 0
    • Biochemistry 2
    • Bioinformatics 0
    • Biophysics 1
    • Biotechnology 1
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 2
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 1
    • Entomology 0
    • Environmental Health 3
    • Food Science 2
    • Forestry and Forest Science 0
    • Genetics and Genomics 10
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 1
    • Integrative Biology 0
    • Microbiology 1
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 0
    • Nutrition 1
    • Pharmacology 1
    • Physiology 1
    • Plant Sciences 0
    • Public Health 3
    • Structural Biology 1
    • Synthetic Biology 1
    • Systems Biology 2
    • Toxicology 4
  • Research Ethics 24
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 30
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 0
    • Anthropology 2
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 1
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 3
    • Economics 1
    • Geography 1
    • Information Sciences 1
    • Linguistics 0
    • Political Science 5
    • Psychology 1
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 7
    • Science and Technology Studies 1
    • Sociology 2
    • Urban Studies and Planning 2
  • Teaching Ethics in STEM 2
    • Case Study Method 1
    • Ethical Decision-Making 0
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 1
    • Evaluation and Assessment 0
    • Goals of Ethics Education 0
    • Institution-Wide Methods 0
    • Instructional Methods 1
    • Online Education 0
    • Pedagogical Materials (Approaches) 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Using Moral Theories in Teaching 0
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