Friday, July 07, 2006

Ethics of Science and Technology

Click here to to the UNESCO Ethics of Science and Technology website.

Some key UNESCO resources on the topic:
* UNESCO Global Ethics Observatory

* Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights

* Bioethics: the ethics of genetics (New Courier, May 2002)

* Infosheet

Sid Passman provides the following set of links to resources on ethics, science and technology, which may be of interest to the UNESCO supporting community.
* Scientist's Code of Ethics
The scientist cannot demand that his collaborators or subordinates act in contradiction with the principles of scientist ethics or legislation. ...

* Open Directory - Science: Science in Society: Research Ethics
The Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science - Provides "engineers, scientists and science and engineering students with resources useful for ...

* Ethics in Science
Material for an ethics course for science majors, by Dr. Linda M. Sweeting, ... The author asks "Do scientists really need a professional code of ethics?". ...

* The Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science
The Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science mission is to provide engineers, scientists, and science and engineering students with resources for ...

* Online Ethics Center: Ethics in the Science Classroom
Assistance to teachers who wish to integrate ethics and values into their pre-college science classes.

* Ethics in Science Annotated Bibliography, Towson University
for a Course in Ethics in Science at Towson University ... A book for potential teachers of ethics in science, with bibliography and videography. ...

* Ethics and the scientist.
Ethical issues are receiving considerable attention in the scientific community just as in other are...

* ISSCR :: Scientists : Resources on the Ethics of Human Stem Cell ...
The International Society for Stem Cell Research is an independent, nonprofit organization established to promote and foster the exchange and dissemination ...

* Code of Ethics for scientists
This is a Code of Ethics For Scientists that was formulated in 1984 by a group of scientists. For a thorough background, we refer to Bengt Gustafsson, ...

* History of Science and Ethics Internet Resources
Links to museums, historical instruments galleries, electronic publications, papers, e-mail groups and books.

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