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ETHICS in research is a transdisciplinary, international affair defined by 6 elements suspiciously similar to those which define the scientific method.

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  1. 1. Doing it diligently: Transnational standards x 6 = Good ethics Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 1
  2. 2. Doing it diligently Ethics: What is it? in general in the research environment in research performed in various fields Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 2
  3. 3. Doing it diligently Ethics: What is it not? immutable, specific-case rules religion or religious dogma/faith morals or moral relativism Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 3
  4. 4. Doing it diligently Ethics: Why should we care? Think about the alternatives…. We’re all in this world together Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 4
  5. 5. Doing it diligently Ethics: Who should care? Building & safety personnel Medical professionals Chemists, biologists Engineers Others You? Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 5
  6. 6. Doing it diligently Scientific Method & Code of Ethics Scientific method: 6 stages Code of ethics: 6 elements Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 6
  7. 7. Doing it diligently Six elements of ethical research 1. Why? Question formulation 2. Wherefore? Research & hypothesis 3. How? Experimentation, testing 4. What? Analysis 5. What next? Conclusion 6. Where? Dissemination Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 7
  8. 8. Why? Formulating a (good) research question Stating the problem Pondering the “inner” Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 8
  9. 9. Wherefore? Search Ethical research The assessable hypothesis Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 9
  10. 10. How? Performance Experimentation, testing What is an experiment? What is objectivity? What is empiricality? What is replicability? How to decide on which tests? How to choose which statistics? Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 10
  11. 11. How much? How many? Analysis “Reading” the test results Exploiting the statistics Using the quantitative Using the qualitative Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 11
  12. 12. What? What next? Conclusions Validity v. truth What has been learned? What does this lead to? Predictions & prospects Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 12
  13. 13. Where to share? Dissemination Openness Impartiality Responsibility Respectability Audience impact Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 13
  14. 14. Doing it diligently: 4 examples Ethics: How to execute, transnationally Dalai Lama tripartite route inner, outer, outermost Global Ethics in research route Society for Ethics route Consider altruism Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 14
  15. 15. Doing it diligently: Dalai Lama Ethics: Example course for the incarcerated 1. sit in a circle 2. perform “centering” to relax 3. review previous session assignment 4. reflect, analyze, discuss 5. relate past to present 6. propose Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 15
  16. 16. Doing it diligently: “Global Ethics” Ethics: An example course in EU Learning objectives After working through the course materials, you should be able to explain why ethics is important, identify the major sorts of ethical questions, and recognize different approaches to ethical decision-making, including your own. (from Nettkurs, Norway) Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 16
  17. 17. Doing it diligently: Globethics Ethics: Example questions in example course Who decides what is ethical? Does ethics change? Does ethics differ from one country to another? How do institutions decide what is ethical? How do individuals decide what is ethical? Conclusion Suggestions for further reading (Nettkurs, Norway) Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 17
  18. 18. Doing it: Society for Ethics across the Curriculum Ethics: Example curriculum What? Introduction & terminology e.g., deontology, utilitarianism, moral reason How? The case study method e.g., in scientific, technical, research fields Why? The ethics of teaching ethics (Illinois Institute of Technology Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions) Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 18
  19. 19. Doing it diligently: Altruism? Why should ethics infuse everything, particularly in STEM? A. To increase sensitivity to ethics B. To increase knowledge relevant to ethics C. To improve ethical judgment at all stages of research D. To improve will power (strengthen "ethical commitment") How can ethics be infused into everything? A. Do several little things requiring judgment B. Discuss everything at all stages, search, re-search C. Develop a long-term, transdisciplinary plan D. Think globally and for the great good 19
  20. 20. Do it diligently Scientific Method + Ethics > Transdisciplinary perspectives International propositions Shared success Katherine Watson, Coastline Distance Learning, Fountain Valley, CA 20

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