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 4
  • Case Study / Scenario 32
    • 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 2
  • 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 1
    • application 0
    • documentary 0
    • film 0
    • podcast 0
    • software 0
    • video clip 1
  • Online Course 0
  • Published Work / Text 34
    • blog 0
    • book 0
    • journal article 1
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 33
    • 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 67
  • Corruption 8
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 37
  • Emerging technologies 50
  • Environmental Justice 39
  • Governance 38
  • Human Rights 42
  • Law and Public Policy 45
  • Privacy and Surveillance 52
  • Public and Community Engagement 41
  • Public Well-being 98
  • Responsible Innovation 52
  • Risk 71
  • Security 37
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 19
  • Social Justice 45
  • Social Responsibility 104
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 10
  • Sustainability 79
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 12
    • Sustainable Development 15
Research & Practice
  • Animal Use 47
  • Bias in Research 15
  • Collaboration 116
    • Interdisciplinary Research 4
    • International Collaboration 6
  • Community and Participatory Research 27
  • Confidentiality 66
  • Conflict of Interest 85
  • Data Management 98
  • Diversity 33
    • Discrimination in the Workplace 9
    • 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 24
  • Publication Ethics 122
    • Authorship 85
    • Peer Review 22
  • Reproducibility 14
  • Research Misconduct 57
    • Fabrication 10
    • Falsification 9
    • Handling Misconduct Allegations 12
    • Plagiarism 18
  • Safety 143
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 32
    • Product Liability 15
    • Public Health and Safety 72
  • Whistleblowing 29
  • Workplace Ethics 123
    • Bidding Process 11
    • Bribery and Extortion 13
    • Community Relations 10
    • Employer/Employee Relationships 55
    • Engineer/Client Relationships 47
Controversies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 6
  • Big Data 21
  • Climate Change 20
  • Cloning 3
  • Dual Use Research 11
  • Embryo Research 8
  • Energy 13
  • Geoengineering 5
  • Human Enhancement 17
  • Human Migration 4
  • Military and Defense Research 11
  • Stem Cell Research 1
Field
  • Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences 20
    • 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 57
    • Aerospace Engineering 0
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 3
    • Chemical Engineering 5
    • Civil Engineering 8
    • Computer Engineering 1
    • Earth Resources Engineering 1
    • Electrical Engineering 1
    • Engineering Management 1
    • Environmental Engineering 5
    • Industrial Engineering 5
    • Material Science and Engineering 4
    • Mechanical Engineering 4
    • Nuclear Engineering 3
    • Systems Engineering 2
  • International Perspectives 8
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 45
    • 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 1
    • Forestry and Forest Science 0
    • Genetics and Genomics 10
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 1
    • Integrative Biology 0
    • Microbiology 0
    • 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 3
  • Research Ethics 24
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 25
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 0
    • Anthropology 2
    • Communications 0
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 1
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 3
    • Economics 0
    • Geography 0
    • Information Sciences 1
    • Linguistics 0
    • Political Science 4
    • Psychology 1
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 5
    • Science and Technology Studies 1
    • Sociology 2
    • Urban Studies and Planning 2
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