Ethical Issues in Physics
Relevant Physics Links Page
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Department of Physics and Astronomy
American Physical Society
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.
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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