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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  • Assessment Tool 0
    • qualitative 0
    • quantitative 0
  • Bibliography 1
  • Case Study / Scenario 2
    • Historical / Non-Fiction Case 0
    • Hypothetical / Fictional Case 1
    • Mini-case 0
    • Moral Exemplar 0
    • Open-ended scenario 1
    • Role Play 0
    • Technical / Numerical Case 0
  • Code / Policy / Guideline 3
    • governmental policy 0
    • honor code 0
    • International Declarations and Standards 0
    • professional code 2
  • Educational Activity Description 0
    • Course 0
    • Ethics Across the Curriculum 0
    • Exercise/Assignment/Module 0
    • 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 0
  • Instructor Material 3
    • lecture plan / notes 0
    • lesson plan / guide 0
    • pedagogical notes/essays 1
    • 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 4
    • blog 0
    • book 0
    • journal article 0
    • newspaper / magazine article 0
    • report 3
    • web article 0
  • Subject Aids 1
  • Topical Collection / Resource Collection 0
  • Website / organization 1
Topic
Bias in Research
Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 67
  • Corruption 8
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 37
  • Emerging technologies 51
  • 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 99
  • Responsible Innovation 52
  • Risk 71
  • Security 37
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 19
  • Social Justice 45
  • Social Responsibility 105
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 10
  • Sustainability 80
    • 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 144
    • Lab and Workplace Safety 32
    • Product Liability 15
    • Public Health and Safety 73
  • 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 7
    • Applied Mathematics 0
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics 0
    • Atmospheric Sciences 0
    • Chemistry 0
    • Computer Sciences 3
    • Earth Sciences 1
    • Geological Sciences 1
    • Mathematics 1
    • Meteorology 0
    • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 0
    • Oceanography 0
    • Physics 1
    • Statistics and Probability 2
  • Engineering 4
    • Aerospace Engineering 0
    • Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering 0
    • Chemical Engineering 0
    • Civil Engineering 0
    • Computer Engineering 0
    • Earth Resources Engineering 0
    • Electrical Engineering 0
    • Engineering Management 0
    • Environmental Engineering 0
    • Industrial Engineering 0
    • Material Science and Engineering 0
    • Mechanical Engineering 0
    • Nuclear Engineering 0
    • Systems Engineering 0
  • International Perspectives 3
  • Life and Environmental Sciences 8
    • Animal Science 0
    • Biochemistry 0
    • Bioinformatics 1
    • Biophysics 0
    • Biotechnology 1
    • Cell and Developmental Biology 1
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 0
    • Entomology 0
    • Environmental Health 0
    • Food Science 0
    • Forestry and Forest Science 0
    • Genetics and Genomics 1
    • Immunology and Infectious Diseases 2
    • Integrative Biology 0
    • Microbiology 0
    • Neuroscience and Neurobiology 0
    • Nutrition 0
    • Pharmacology 1
    • Physiology 1
    • Plant Sciences 0
    • Public Health 3
    • Structural Biology 0
    • Synthetic Biology 0
    • Systems Biology 1
    • Toxicology 1
  • Research Ethics 10
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 7
    • Agricultural and Resource Economics 0
    • Anthropology 0
    • Communications 1
    • Criminology and Criminal Justice 1
    • Decision, Risk and Management Sciences 1
    • Economics 2
    • Geography 2
    • Information Sciences 2
    • Linguistics 0
    • Political Science 1
    • Psychology 0
    • Public Policy and Public Administration 2
    • Science and Technology Studies 2
    • Sociology 2
    • Urban Studies and Planning 1
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  • Research Ethics and the Norwegian Oil Industry

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    In 2014, researchers and students at University of Bergen questioned the university's research cooperation with the nation’s oil industry, Statoil. The rector asked the Norwegian National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology (NENT) for advice, which it provided in a public report.

    Author(s) Rachelle Hollander
    Year 2017
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