M. Sc. Integrated:Scientific Ethics

Indian School of Mines
In Dhanbad

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  • Master
  • Dhanbad

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, 826004, Jharkhand, India
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Course programme

Course Code: HSC34108

Part I, Basic Concepts in Ethics
1.Ethics, Science, and the Environment
2.Ethical Theories.

Part II, Responsible Conduct of Research and Applied Ethics
To What Extent Does the Scientist Have an Ethical Obligation to Be Reliable?
Philosophical Principles of the Scientific Method
The Role of Trust in Knowledge
The Scientific Method and Ethical Methodologies
Research as a Moral Enterprise

Conducting Research and Reporting Results
Issues in Experimental Design
Data Selection and Retention
Data Sharing, Ownership, and Management
Reporting Preliminary Data
Publication Issues, Null Results, Attribution, Credit, Plagiarism
Intellectual Property Issues
Academia and Industry Collaborations
Peer Review and Funding Issues
Conflict of Interest Presented by Research
The Scientist in the Public Forum

Scientific Misconduct, Scientific Objectivity
Conflict of Interest

 A Brief History of Scientific Misconduct
 Distinguishing among Error, Deception and Fraud
 Reporting Scientific Misconduct

Research in Human Subjects, Part I
Historical Perspective

Eugenics and Euthanasia, Antecedents to Consequentialistic approaches toward Human Research Subjects
Nazi Death Camp Experiments, the Genesis of The Nuremberg Code and the Declaration of Helsinki
Historical Cases in Human Subjects’ Violations
Recent Cases in Human Subjects’ Violations
Ethical Principles
Informed Consent

Research in Human Subjects, Part II
Data Issues and Implications of HIPAA
Role of Oversight Bodies: DSMB, IRB, etc.
Reporting of Adverse Events

Issues in Animal Research
Assessing Requisiteness of Animal Research Subjects
Pain Experiments

Human Genetics Research
The Human Genome Project
Philosophical and Theological Implications of Recent Genetics Research
Issues in Genetic Screening
Genetic Modification and Gene Therapy

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