• Ethical Issues in Astronomy Education, Research and Enterprise

    Asro 250

    CCN: 06058

    Instructor: Paul Kalas

    Time & Location:

    Tu 1030-1230P, 131A CAMPBELL



    Astronomers encounter a series of ethical dilemmas during their careers that need to be resolved correctly if the integrity of the field is to be preserved. The goal of this graduate seminar is to sharpen ethical reasoning, knowledge, awareness and commitment by providing a fundamental background in responsible conduct as a scientist. Topics covered: Research Misconduct, Data management, Peer review, Authorship, Intellectual property, Conflicts of interest and commitment, Mentoring, Dual use technologies, Environmental and Cultural Impact.