Universität Wien FIND

270177 VO+SE Ethics in Natural Sciences (2019S)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 40 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 06.03. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 13.03. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 20.03. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 27.03. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 03.04. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 10.04. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 08.05. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 15.05. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 22.05. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 29.05. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 05.06. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 12.06. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 19.06. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 26.06. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Understanding basic ethics and philosophy of natural science, and applying them in research activity. Increasing knowledge on theory, conduct and communication of science. Applying ethics to "scientific practice" and "S&T assessment". Learning concepts of "responsibility" and "sustainability" in S&T. Acquiring skills for interdisciplinary normative discourse. The overall objective of this course is to contribute to a more "complete" education of young researchers and scientists as important enactors of progress and influential decision-makers in the future. It shall provide them with the skills to reflect on and deal with the major contemporary challenges in society and environment with a higher degree of sustainability.

Assessment and permitted materials

Interactive lecture, case studies, oral presentations, oral exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Bachelor level (Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences, Geography and Astronomy)

Examination topics

Science conduct, logic and theory of natural science, experimentation, writing publications, social impact of natural scientific activity.

Reading list

Script, original literature

Association in the course directory

EF-1, EF-2, EF-3, Doktorat

Last modified: Th 21.02.2019 13:48