A scenario meant to stimulate discussion about how to share intellectual property in order to stimulate research.
A scenario meant to stimulate discussion about how to protect the data in a research lab.
A scenario meant to stimulate discussion about the ethical issues that arise when researchers propose to do research on persons with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers.
A scenario that covers ethical issues that arise when a supervisor does not review a doctoral student's manuscript.
A scenario about research that requires one to sacrifice animals without anesthetics or analgesics.
A scenario designed to stimulate discussion about ethical aspects of the supervisor-trainee relationship and family responsibilities.
A scenario meant to stimulate discussion about ways of responding to a suggestion from a researcher who has a reputation of freely taking others' ideas.
A scenario meant to stimulate discussion about when, if ever, information gained from studying a family's genes should be disclosed to the family.
A scenario about a researcher who, after reviewing a journal article, recommends rejecting it because it is not novel.
Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and MedicineAnonymous
Link to National Academies reportSexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Link to the National Academies ReportFostering Integrity in Research.
Link to the National Academies Report,Protecting Participants and Facilitating Social and Behavioral Sciences Research
Link to the National Academies Report,Assessment of the Scientific Information for the Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program
Link to the National Academies Report,Biomarkers: Medical and Workplace Applications
Link to the National Academies Report,Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants
Link to the National Academies Report, Final Report of The National Academies' Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee
This report is the summary of three workshops on the interactions of climate change with engineered systems in society and the educational efforts needed to address them. Link to the National Academie Report.
Link to the National Academies Report,On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research: ThirdEdition
Link into the National Academies Report,Assessing Genetic Risks: Implications for Health and Social Policy
Link to the National Academies Report,Animal Research in a Global Environment: Meeting the Challenges
An editorial about the serious nature of software piracy and effects the eventual ruling will have on the internet and file-sharing.
David LaMacchia's lawyers' reply to government's opposition to defendant's motion to dismiss the case (United States vs. D. LaMacchia).
An official statement from MIT News Office detailing the actions taken after the discovery that an MIT computer was at the center of the file-sharing network.
This is a compilation of articles, legal documents, and newsgroup postings pertaining to the software piracy case of David LaMacchia, an MIT student who allegedly used university hardware to distribute commercial software over the Internet, which raises important issues about the liability of system operators and the scope of computer crime and copyright laws.
A discussion of the safety issues and related theories encountered in the design of ultra-lightweight vehicles.