News from the NAE Center for Engineering Ethics and Society
I received this announcement via email this morning. – Ken
Special Issue on Engineering Ethics
The spring issue of The Bridge, the NAE’s flagship quarterly journal, is focused entirely on engineering ethics. Article topics include ethics in business, codes of ethics, environmental injustice, corruption, and teaching ethics. The issue is available online: https://www.nae.edu/Publications/Bridge/167495.aspx
New Report on Fostering Integrity in Research
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are releasing a new report on Fostering Integrity in Research, which examines challenges to scientific integrity facing the research enterprise and recommends steps that individual scientists, research sponsors, research institutions, journal publishers, and professional societies should take to meet these challenges and better protect integrity in research. To celebrate this reports release, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are holding a Public Briefing Event on Tuesday, April 11 at 2:00 PM EDT in the Lecture Room at the National Academy of Sciences Building at 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW in Washington DC.
During the Public Briefing Event, discussion of the report will be led by three members of the authoring committee:
- Robert Nerem (chair), Institute Professor Emeritus, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
- C. K. Gunsalus, director, National Center for Professional and Research Ethics, Urbana, Ill.
- Brian C. Martinson, Senior Research Investigator, HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis
Those who cannot attend the briefing in person may watch a live webcast at: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/COSEPUP/PGA_178288
Fostering Integrity in Research will be available after the release event at: https://www.nap.edu/catalog/21896/
Webcast Event: Ethics and Autonomous Vehicles
On April 24th the NAE and the AAES will host the annual professional societies convocation. This year’s meeting is focused on autonomous technologies and systems and the afternoon will specifically address the ethics of autonomous vehicles. Your may watch the live webcast on April 24th at: https://www.nae.edu/Projects/Events/155997/167521.aspx
CEES Staff at the National Academy of Engineering
CEES focuses the nation’s talents on addressing the ethical and social dimensions of engineering, as both a profession and an agent of innovation. If you wish to learn more about CEES publications and activities, please visit the CEES webpage and checkout the Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science for ethics education materials.
CEES focuses the nation’s talents on addressing the ethical and social dimensions of engineering, as both a professions and an agent of innovation. If you wish to learn more about CEES publications and activities, please visit the CEES webpage and checkout the Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science for ethics educator materials.