Wiesel Ethics Essay Contest
- Open to undergraduates in US and Canada. December
of Research Integrity Internship
- ORI seeks graduate and undergraduate students
who are interested in devoting 3 months to a year to working on
a project related to research integrity or research misconduct.
Students may be from a range of disciplines including the social
sciences, the behavioral sciences, computer science, education,
English or journalism. Potential projects include, but are not
limited to: research, educational resources, website development,
conference/workshop planning, publications, database development,
audio/visual projects. Interested individuals may suggest projects.
ORI will provide office space and project support, but there is
For more information contact Dr. Scheetz at 301-443-5300 or at
Center for Ethics in Public Policy & the Professions at
The Center for Ethics in Public Policy and the
Professions (CEPPP) exists to enrich moral imagination, to deepen
knowledge of ethics, and to encourage lives of moral meaning
and ethical practice as expressed in the personal, professional,
and public roles of Emory University's members and constituencies.
The Center's programs involve faculty, students, staff, and
administrators of Emory University, as well as alumni, business
and professional groups, and the public in the Atlanta area
(CEPPP Mission Statement)
Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania
The Center's mission is to "advance scholarly
and public understanding of ethical, legal, social and public
policy issues in health care" Topics include cloning and
the law, physician assited suicide and ethics in genetics.
- Covers topics such as Ethics in Research, Moral
Leaders, Problem Solving, Ethics in a Coporate Seting and provides
links to Instructional Resources.
Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research
Containing the full contents of the report produced
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy
National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Engineering
Institute of Medicine
Ethics Resources on the Net
Contains a list of Ethics resources on the web.
Moderated by Maurice Bernstein, M.D. Contains
information relative to current issues in bioethics, including
such topics as the Supreme Court's ruling on Physician Assisted
Suicide, cloning of humans, becoming a mother at age 63, etc.
Bioethics Advisory Committee (NBAC)
The NBAC advises and makes recommendations to
appropriate government entities, including the National Science
and Technology Council, regarding the appropriateness of programs
and regulations with respect to bioethical issues of human and
behavioral research. The NBAC also identifies broad principles
to govern ethical research.
National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (NRCBL)
The National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature
is a specialized collection of books, journals, newspaper articles,
legal materials, regulations, codes, government publications,
and other relevant documents concerned with contemporary biomedical
issues in the fields of ethics, philosophy, medicine, science,
law, religion, and the social sciences.
A compilation of bioethics resources including
such topics as: genetics and the law, genethics conferences,
genethics literature and general bioethics resources.
Rights Ethics: The Moral Status of Animals
A list of links relating to Animal Rights and
Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
at the University of Chicago consists of an interdisciplinary
group of professionals who study and teach about practical ethical
concerns confronting patients and health care professionals.
The Center's core faculty of physicians, nurses, legal scholars,
and social scientists direct the medical ethics education at
the University of Chicago and provide ethics consultation to
the University of Chicago Hospitals, local community hospitals,
and the media.
Skills and Ethics Program
- An ethics research center at the University of
Inidiana with web pages covering a variety of topics including
Research Ethics, the Association
for Practical and Professional Ethics and Ethics
and the Educated Person.
Programs to enhance professional development