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.

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Case Study / Scenario
  • Assessment Tool 8
    • qualitative 1
    • quantitative 2
  • Bibliography 55
  • Case Study / Scenario 579
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 118
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 225
    • Mini-case 37
    • Moral Exemplar 16
    • Open-ended scenario 186
    • Role Play 12
    • Technical / Numerical Case 17
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 101
    • governmental policy 1
    • honor code 1
    • International Declarations and Standards 4
    • professional code 82
  • Educational Activity Description 66
    • Course 15
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 2
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 33
    • Institution-wide Program 4
    • Multi-semester program 8
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 1
    • Workshop/Event 1
  • Essay 13
  • Event / presentation 13
  • Instructor Material 50
    • lecture plan / notes 2
    • lesson plan / guide 13
    • pedagogical notes/essays 16
    • rubric 5
    • syllabus 13
  • Multimedia 18
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 2
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 9
  • Online Course 0
  • Projects 9
  • Published Work / Text 115
    • blog 1
    • book 0
    • journal article 4
    • newspaper / magazine article 2
    • report 84
    • web article 3
  • Subject Aids 37
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 26
  • Website / organization 32
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 9
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 27
  • Controversies 23
    • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 0
    • Big Data 8
    • Climate Change 3
    • Cloning 0
    • Dual Use Research 1
    • Embryo Research 1
    • Energy 4
    • Geoengineering 0
    • Human Enhancement 5
    • Human Migration 0
    • Military and Defense Research 5
    • Stem Cell Research 0
  • Corruption 5
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 15
  • Emerging technologies 10
  • Environmental Justice 15
  • Governance 6
  • Human Rights 4
  • Law and Public Policy 12
  • Privacy and Surveillance 16
  • Public and Community Engagement 21
  • Public Well-being 33
  • Responsible Innovation 9
  • Risk 28
  • Security 6
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 2
    • Dual Use 1
  • Social and Political Conflict 6
  • Social Justice 14
  • Social Responsibility 47
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 6
  • Sustainability 24
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 15
    • Social 1
    • Sustainable Development 4
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 16
  • Bias in Research 2
  • Collaboration 94
    • Interdisciplinary Research 2
    • International Collaboration 4
  • Community and Participatory Research 15
  • Confidentiality 21
  • Conflict of Interest 41
  • Data Management 45
  • Diversity 20
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 7
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 5
  • Expert Witness 3
  • Grant Management 5
  • Human Subjects Research 61
    • Informed Consent 38
    • Institutional Review Boards 15
    • Vulnerable Populations 25
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 26
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 1
  • Mentors and Trainees 98
  • Organizational Climate 14
  • Publication Ethics 75
    • Authorship 59
    • Peer Review 13
  • Reproducibility 3
  • Research Misconduct 27
    • Fabrication 5
    • Falsification 4
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 9
    • Plagiarism 11
  • Safety 59
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 17
    • Product Liability 10
    • Public Health and Safety 34
  • Whistleblowing 19
  • Workplace Ethics 74
    • Bidding Process 6
    • Bribery and Extortion 6
    • Community Relations 4
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 38
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 33
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 75
    • Applied Mathematics 1
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 1
    • Atmospheric Sciences 0
    • Chemistry 18
    • Computer Sciences 31
    • Earth Sciences 0
    • Geological Sciences 1
    • Mathematics 7
    • Meteorology 0
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 7
    • Statistics and Probability 1
  • Engineering 209
    • Aerospace Engineering 6
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 8
    • Chemical Engineering 12
    • Civil Engineering 10
    • Computer Engineering 5
    • Earth Resources Engineering 2
    • Electrical Engineering 2
    • Engineering Management 2
    • Environmental Engineering 8
    • Grand Challenges for Engineering 0
    • Industrial Engineering 2
    • Material Science and Engineering 8
    • Mechanical Engineering 7
    • Nuclear Engineering 3
    • Systems Engineering 2
  • International Perspectives 14
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 139
    • Animal Science 5
    • Biochemistry 12
    • Bioinformatics 2
    • Biophysics 2
    • Biotechnology 3
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 3
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 8
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 1
    • Food Science 1
    • Forestry and Forest Science 5
    • Genetics and Genomics 21
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 12
    • Integrative Biology 2
    • Microbiology 4
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 6
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 9
    • Physiology 2
    • Plant Sciences 5
    • Public Health 16
    • Structural Biology 2
    • Synthetic Biology 3
    • Systems Biology 3
    • Toxicology 7
  • Research Ethics 245
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 60
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 1
    • Anthropology 9
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 1
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 0
    • Economics 1
    • Geography 0
    • Information Sciences 4
    • Linguistics 1
    • Political Science 1
    • Psychology 18
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 3
    • Science and Technology Studies 0
    • Sociology 9
    • Urban Studies and Planning 0
  • Teaching Ethics in STEM 0
    • Case Study Method 0
    • Ethical Decision-Making 0
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 0
    • Evaluation and Assessment 0
    • Goals of Ethics Education 0
    • Institution-Wide Methods 0
    • Instructional Methods 0
    • Online Education 0
    • Pedagogical Materials (Approaches) 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Using Moral Theories in Teaching 0
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