• "Once again, I would like to say how positively I was surprised with this course! Even after taken several "similar" courses around the world, this one not only had things to add but was by far the best and most informative." Postdoc, Salk Institute for Biological Sciences

  • “I went into the class with the mindset of checking off a program requirement, but am coming out disappointed that we won’t be having such engaging, relevant discussions on Wednesday mornings anymore." Graduate Student, Social Sciences

  • "I really enjoyed the class. It got me thinking a lot and has inspired many discussions about ethics with my colleagues and beyond." Postdoc, Health Sciences

  • UC San Diego Recognizes Contributions to Campus Integrity

    Congratulations to the winners and nominees of the Academic and Research Integrity Awards

The Research Ethics Program serves as a resource for the campus community to identify and address ethical challenges intrinsic to the conduct of science, engineering, and other academic scholarship.

Case of the Month

Case 11: May 2016

Jianguo is a third year graduate student making good progress on his dissertation. His advisor, Professor Kumar has found funding to send Jianguo to his first scientific meeting. During the meeting, Jianguo gets into a good conversation with Professor Hayashi, a leader in the field of research pursued by Jianguo and Professor Kumar. Jianguo is excited by the opportunity to exchange ideas with a leader in the field and finds himself describing some of the work currently being done by Professor Kumar and other members of her research group.

Upcoming Events

Visit our Calendar page to learn more about upcoming course dates, seminars, and free research ethics community events.

Connect with us!