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: November 2017

Not surprisingly, opinion among scientists varies widely about the appropriateness of being activists in the cause of science. At one extreme, some believe that their job is simply to do the best possible science, leaving questions of application, guideline development, public understanding, and regulation to the general public, journalists, teachers, and regulators. Others argue that scientists have a particular obligation based on their expertise to make their voices heard.




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