Events

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Zoom

Thanks to the Justice 40 initiative, the language of just transitions is now fundamental to U.S. energy policy. Energy institutions and researchers are only beginning, however, to grapple with the complex challenge of defining and implementing just transitions in theory and in practice. This talk will review the complex dynamics of energy transitions and the diverse…

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Zoom

Especially over the last 20 years, engineers have become far more attuned to the environmental impacts of their work. While engineers have a first order responsibility to follow environmental regulations, and to try to minimize raw material and energy consumption and limit pollution in their work as individuals, environmental issues have also become an important second…

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Zoom

When we experience the harms engendered by technoscientific corporations, it is common practice to attribute blame to both the corporation as a whole as well as to the particular individuals in its employ. The same can be said for our praise of acts of responsibility. For example, we may commend “Facebook” for using renewable energy to power its data centers or…

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Zoom

Gun violence continues to be a serious public health problem in the United States. Recent research indicates that firearm violence is exacerbated by social media usage and the formation of the “digital street.” Violence prevention and intervention strategies, however, typically exclude social media as a risk factor, and there are few tools available to violence…

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The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center's Program in Ethics in Science and Medicine invites you to attend The Daniel W. Foster M.D. Visiting Lectureship in Medical Ethics (in conjunction with Ethics Grand Rounds). 

RACE AND ETHICS IN THE DESIGN OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES: THE PULSE OXIMETER AS A CASE IN POINT

Speaker: Dr.…

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Zoom

​What can data ethics education learn from the history of teaching engineering and computer ethics? Or, perhaps more importantly, what should it learn? In this talk, Anna Lauren Hoffmann discusses some major themes in research and writing on engineering and computer ethics education and connects them to emerging discussions of how we ought to teach ethics in the…

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Virtual

The Promising Practices and Innovative Programs in the Responsible Conduct of Research virtual workshop will be held October 6, 7, 20, and 21, 2021. It will provide a forum for interdisciplinary discussions of (i) effective strategies for building a culture of responsible conduct of research (RCR) and (ii) potential improvements and further research in the area. It…

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Zoom

Join the Online Ethics Center for its first Fall event in the Bringing Ethics to the Conversation series, scheduled for September 10, 2021 at 12 p.m. Eastern. This webinar, titled "Data Feminism," will feature Dr. Lauren Klein, Associate Professor in the departments of English and Quantitative Theory &…

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Zoom

Join the Online Ethics Center for its third Spring event in the Bringing Ethics to the Conversation series, scheduled for May 12, 2021 at 12 p.m. EST. This webinar will feature Dr. Steven Starrett and Dr. Carlos Bertha, who both worked to reform the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Code of Ethics. By merging ethical theory and practical, real-world…

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Zoom

Join the Online Ethics Center for its second Spring event in the Bringing Ethics to the Conversation series, scheduled for April 5, 2021 at 12 p.m. EST. This webinar will feature Dr. Jonathan Beever, …