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 0
  • Bibliography 30
  • Case Study / Scenario 207
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 62
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 53
    • Mini-case 2
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 79
    • Role Play 6
    • Technical / Numerical Case 8
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 35
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 1
    • International Declarations and Standards 1
    • professional code 25
  • Educational Activity Description 33
    • Course 13
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 2
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 8
    • Institution-wide Program 2
    • Multi-semester program 7
    • Online activity 0
    • Public Engagement Activity 0
    • Service Learning 0
    • Train the Trainer 1
    • Workshop/Event 1
  • Essay 4
  • Event / presentation 7
  • Instructor Material 4
    • lecture plan / notes 0
    • lesson plan / guide 0
    • pedagogical notes/essays 1
    • rubric 0
    • syllabus 1
  • Multimedia 1
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 0
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 1
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 39
    • blog 0
    • book 0
    • journal article 2
    • newspaper / magazine article 1
    • report 35
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 0
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 3
  • Website / organization 11
Topic
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 23
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 27
  • Corruption 5
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 11
  • Emerging technologies 17
  • Environmental Justice 22
  • Governance 15
  • Human Rights 10
  • Law and Public Policy 23
  • Privacy and Surveillance 11
  • Public and Community Engagement 21
  • Public Well-being 57
  • Responsible Innovation 21
  • Risk 42
  • Security 14
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 1
    • Dual Use 1
  • Social and Political Conflict 11
  • Social Justice 26
  • Social Responsibility 56
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 9
  • Sustainability 55
    • Economic 1
    • Environmental 25
    • Social 5
    • Sustainable Development 11
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 8
  • Bias in Research 4
  • Collaboration 28
    • Interdisciplinary Research 2
    • International Collaboration 2
  • Community and Participatory Research 5
  • Confidentiality 23
  • Conflict of Interest 42
  • Data Management 24
  • Diversity 10
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 5
    • Diversity in Research Design and Practice 0
  • Expert Witness 5
  • Grant Management 4
  • Human Subjects Research 10
    • Informed Consent 0
    • Institutional Review Boards 0
    • Vulnerable Populations 0
  • Intellectual Property and Patents 19
    • Industrial Espionage 0
    • Trade Secrets 1
  • Mentors and Trainees 32
  • Organizational Climate 13
  • Publication Ethics 30
    • Authorship 18
    • Peer Review 5
  • Reproducibility 7
  • Research Misconduct 22
    • Fabrication 3
    • Falsification 4
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 4
    • Plagiarism 5
  • Safety 82
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 20
    • Product Liability 13
    • Public Health and Safety 39
  • Whistleblowing 15
  • Workplace Ethics 89
    • Bidding Process 8
    • Bribery and Extortion 9
    • Community Relations 4
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 42
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 42
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 4
  • Big Data 5
  • Climate Change 15
  • Cloning 0
  • Dual Use Research 5
  • Embryo Research 1
  • Energy 11
  • Geoengineering 3
  • Human Enhancement 5
  • Human Migration 0
  • Military and Defense Research 5
  • Stem Cell Research 0
Field
Engineering
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 167
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 3
    • Atmospheric Sciences 4
    • Chemistry 23
    • Computer Sciences 52
    • Earth Sciences 7
    • Geological Sciences 8
    • Mathematics 9
    • Meteorology 4
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 11
    • Oceanography 3
    • Physics 12
    • Statistics and Probability 4
  • Engineering 375
    • Aerospace Engineering 8
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 16
    • Chemical Engineering 15
    • Civil Engineering 18
    • Computer Engineering 11
    • Earth Resources Engineering 5
    • Electrical Engineering 8
    • Engineering Management 3
    • Environmental Engineering 14
    • Industrial Engineering 8
    • Material Science and Engineering 12
    • Mechanical Engineering 16
    • Nuclear Engineering 7
    • Systems Engineering 7
  • International Perspectives 38
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 272
    • Animal Science 6
    • Biochemistry 15
    • Bioinformatics 4
    • Biophysics 5
    • Biotechnology 10
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 7
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 9
    • Entomology 2
    • Environmental Health 10
    • Food Science 2
    • Forestry and Forest Science 7
    • Genetics and Genomics 44
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 14
    • Integrative Biology 5
    • Microbiology 6
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 11
    • Nutrition 2
    • Pharmacology 13
    • Physiology 3
    • Plant Sciences 6
    • Public Health 24
    • Structural Biology 3
    • Synthetic Biology 7
    • Systems Biology 4
    • Toxicology 9
  • Research Ethics 355
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 142
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 2
    • Anthropology 14
    • Communications 1
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 3
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 5
    • Economics 2
    • Geography 5
    • Information Sciences 8
    • Linguistics 2
    • Political Science 6
    • Psychology 21
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 17
    • Science and Technology Studies 5
    • Sociology 13
    • Urban Studies and Planning 8
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