Principles of Scientific Integrity (GRD 717)
Principles of Scientific Integrity
3 credit hours.
This course surveys ethical issues and principles in the practice of science. Among the topics discussed are the nature, extent, and causes of fraud in the sciences; UAB policies on fraud; ideals of good science; the responsibilities of authorship and peer review; potential problems raised by the commercialization of research; scientists as public policy advisors; and ethical issues involved in animal experimentation and in clinical trials. Summer and Fall. 3 credit hours. Pass/Fail.Center for the Study of Ethics and Values in the Sciences