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 1
  • Case Study / Scenario 44
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 3
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 21
    • Mini-case 3
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 18
    • Role Play 1
    • Technical / Numerical Case 0
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 17
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 1
    • professional code 15
  • Educational Activity Description 3
    • Course 1
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 0
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 2
    • Institution-wide Program 0
    • Multi-semester program 0
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 0
    • Workshop/Event 0
  • Essay 0
  • Event / presentation 1
  • Instructor Material 5
    • lecture plan / notes 0
    • lesson plan / guide 1
    • pedagogical notes/essays 2
    • rubric 0
    • syllabus 1
  • Multimedia 0
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 0
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 0
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 24
    • blog 0
    • book 0
    • journal article 1
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 22
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 1
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 1
  • Website / organization 1
Topic
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Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 69
  • 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 101
  • Responsible Innovation 54
  • Risk 75
  • Security 37
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 19
  • Social Justice 48
  • Social Responsibility 106
    • 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 119
    • Interdisciplinary Research 7
    • International Collaboration 6
  • Community and Participatory Research 31
  • Confidentiality 67
  • Conflict of Interest 86
  • Data Management 98
  • 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 47
    • Industrial Espionage 1
    • Trade Secrets 2
  • Mentors and Trainees 129
  • Organizational Climate 25
  • Publication Ethics 122
    • Authorship 85
    • Peer Review 22
  • Reproducibility 14
  • Research Misconduct 57
    • Fabrication 10
    • Falsification 9
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 12
    • Plagiarism 18
  • Safety 147
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 33
    • Product Liability 15
    • Public Health and Safety 75
  • Whistleblowing 29
  • Workplace Ethics 124
    • Bidding Process 11
    • Bribery and Extortion 13
    • Community Relations 10
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 56
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 47
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 6
  • Big Data 21
  • 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
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 36
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 1
    • Atmospheric Sciences 0
    • Chemistry 1
    • Computer Sciences 9
    • Earth Sciences 2
    • Geological Sciences 2
    • Mathematics 4
    • Meteorology 0
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 1
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 5
    • Statistics and Probability 2
  • Engineering 24
    • Aerospace Engineering 0
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 1
    • Chemical Engineering 1
    • Civil Engineering 0
    • Computer Engineering 1
    • Earth Resources Engineering 0
    • Electrical Engineering 0
    • Engineering Management 0
    • Environmental Engineering 0
    • Industrial Engineering 0
    • Material Science and Engineering 1
    • Mechanical Engineering 0
    • Nuclear Engineering 0
    • Systems Engineering 1
  • International Perspectives 10
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 55
    • Animal Science 2
    • Biochemistry 6
    • Bioinformatics 4
    • Biophysics 2
    • Biotechnology 2
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 2
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 2
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 3
    • Food Science 1
    • Forestry and Forest Science 2
    • Genetics and Genomics 11
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 4
    • Integrative Biology 2
    • Microbiology 2
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 3
    • Nutrition 1
    • Pharmacology 3
    • Physiology 2
    • Plant Sciences 4
    • Public Health 4
    • Structural Biology 2
    • Synthetic Biology 1
    • Systems Biology 2
    • Toxicology 3
  • Research Ethics 65
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 34
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 0
    • Anthropology 3
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 2
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 1
    • Economics 1
    • Geography 3
    • Information Sciences 3
    • Linguistics 0
    • Political Science 1
    • Psychology 1
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 2
    • Science and Technology Studies 1
    • Sociology 2
    • Urban Studies and Planning 1
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