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Registration now open for the Fall 2014 RISE UP Graduate Ethics Course

This course introduces a broad concept of research ethics that includes training in the responsible conduct of research as well as the wider impacts of ethics as embedded in and through scientific and engineering research and practice.

Research Integrity in Science and Engineering at University Park

BIOET 597C, Fall 2014

This course introduces a broad concept of research ethics that includes training in the responsible conduct of research as well as the wider impacts of ethics as embedded in and through scientific and engineering research and practice.

Participants in this course develop a robust understanding of ethical responsibility in their professional work as well as pedagogical training as research integrity mentors in their home disciplines. As a participant in this course, you will:

1. Think 

Understand and identify instances of embedded ethics, broader impacts, and research integrity as they apply to work within your profession.

2. Reflect 

Apply ethical reasoning skills to examples of each domain of research ethics through real-world cases and contemporary problems.

3. Engage 

Develop a research ethics teaching portfolio and work with your home discipline to identify ways to engage in peer mentoring on topics in ethics.

Fulfillment of the requirements of this course will also fully satisfy the SARI@PSU training requirements. RISE UP is a unique opportunity to think, reflect, and engage in important ethical perspectives and set yourself apart as professionals.

Join us in class!

Enroll in BIOET 597C for the Fall of 2014

For more information, please visit the course information page.