Ethical Issues in Physics

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American Physical Society

 

APS News

http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/index.cfm

The articles often address physics and society issues.

 

Capitol Hill Quarterly

http://www.aps.org/publications/capitolhillquarterly/index.cfm

Not surprisingly, legislative issues of relevance to physicists are addressed here.

 

APS Ethics Case Studies Website

http://www.aps.org/programs/education/ethics/index.cfm

The site includes case studies and discussions.  APS members may contribute new case studies or comments on existing case studies.

 

APS Women in Physics Page

http://www.aps.org/programs/women/index.cfm

Included is information about the status of women in physics and about programs directed towards female physicists.

 

APS Minorities in Physics Page

http://www.aps.org/programs/minorities/index.cfm

Included is information about the status of minorities in physics and about programs directed towards minority physicists.

 

APS Forum on Physics and Society

http://www.aps.org/units/fps/index.cfm

This forum puts out a quarterly newsletter (available free of charge through this site) and sponsors sessions at APS meetings.

 

APS Policy & Advocacy Page

http://www.aps.org/policy/index.cfm

YouÕll find here formal statements made by the APS on a variety of policy issues as well as advice to physicists on making their voice heard in government.  The link to statements leads to the Ethics and Values statements formally approved by the APS, including the Guidelines for Professional Conduct.

 

American Institute of Physics

 

AIP Statistical Research Center

http://www.aip.org/statistics/

Provides statistical information about the physics community including demographics and where and how physicists are employed.

 

Sigma Pi Sigma Ethics Site

http://www.spsnational.org/governance/ethics/

Includes a speakers list.

 

Science News

http://www.aip.org/news/

Provides links to a number of sources reporting on science policy issues.

 

Public Policy Center

http://www.aip.org/gov/

While somewhat overlapping with the Science News page, this page focuses more on how physicists can influence public policy decisions.

 

Other Physics Related Links

 

Energy Management Simulators

http://www.saintmarys.edu/~rtarara/ENERGY.html

Developed by R.W.Tarara, Saint Mary's College, to help students appreciate the challenges of managing our energy resources.

 

 

 

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