Ethical Issues in Physics

Relevant Physics Links Page

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American Physical Society


APS News

The articles often address physics and society issues.


Capitol Hill Quarterly

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


APS Ethics Case Studies Website

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

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


APS Minorities in Physics Page

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


APS Forum on Physics and Society

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


APS Policy & Advocacy Page

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

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


Sigma Pi Sigma Ethics Site

Includes a speakers list.


Science News

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


Public Policy Center

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

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




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