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Online Ethics Center

The ONLINE ETHICS CENTER is a website managed by the Center for Ethics Engineering and Society (CEES) at the National Academy of Engineering. It is aimed to further"knowledge and discussion of the responsible conduct of research" with illustrative cases, essays and articles, and guidelines on various ethical issues. The 9 role-playing scenarios on conduct of responsible…

Ethics Training and Instruction

This website is a compilation of resources to deliver ethics training and instruction for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students by the "Ethics Education Library" of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). Both online links and references to hardcopy material are listed in the areas of Case Study Collection, Examples and Best Practices, Syllabi, Pedagogical Materials, and…

ACS Publication Copyright and the Journal Publishing Agreement

The "ACS Publication Copyright and the Journal Publishing Agreement" page contains a learning module for college undergraduate/graduate science students as well as educators on copyright rules applicable to academic works (e.g., term papers, reports, theses, publications, etc.). A link at the bottom of the page is for a PowerPoint presentation on copyright and includes frequently asked…

Mentoring and Being Mentored

"Mentoring and Being Mentored" is a chapter in the book, "Making the Right Moves - A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty" published by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. It is a comprehensive guide to mentoring, including issues dealing with cultural diversity and gender. It is recommended reading for those interested in…

Online Ethics Center

The ONLINE ETHICS CENTER is a website managed by the Center for Ethics Engineering and Society (CEES) at the National Academy of Engineering. It is aimed to further "knowledge and discussion of the responsible conduct of research" with illustrative cases, essays and articles, and guidelines on various ethical issues. There are a variety of resources on…

NIOSH-Handling Engineered Nanomaterials

This site contains the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) guide to managing the health and safety concerns associated with engineered nanomaterials. The document is a summary of NIOSH’s current thinking and interim recommendations on nanomaterials. It is also an appeal from NIOSH for all concerned to exchange information that will ensure that no…
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