Research Ethics Education Changing the Culture of Science and Engineering: Past is Prologue

  • Brian SchragEmail author


This chapter addresses two issues: (1) how to do effective research ethics education in the sciences and engineering, and (2) identifying the barriers and opportunities in the university setting regarding the provision of effective and widespread research ethics education for faculty and their students. The first four sections address the first issue, the last section addresses the second issue. This chapter incorporates revised versions of previous papers: Schrag, Brian “Teaching Research Ethics: Changing the Culture of Science” Teaching Ethics, Volume 8, Number 2, Fall 2008 and Schrag, Brian “Introduction: The Challenge of Research Ethics Education in the University setting: A response to NIH and NSF Regulations” Teaching Ethics, Volume 12, Number 2 Spring 2012.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Association for Practical and Professional EthicsIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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