Case studies on research ethics for engineers
An intern at a power electronics startup faces unkind comments from a fellow engineer. She suspects that her colleague is prejudice toward female engineers.
A chemical engineering professor discovers that a colleague has taken credit for his research.
A bioengineering researcher discovers an error in protocol and feels pressured not to report it to her supervisor.
A graduate student suspects her research adviser has earned tenure under false pretenses.
A medical researcher is asked to trim data before presenting it to the scientific advisory board.
Environmental engineers face pressure to come up with data that favors their employers.
A genetic engineer feels a responsibility to educate colleagues on the truth behind stem cell research.
An African-American electronics design lead wonders whether his colleague's contentious behavior is motivated by racism.
A medical company asks blood sample suppliers to sign an ethically questionable consent form.
A researcher of regenerative medicine meets a man who is eager sign up for potentially dangerous human testing.