Universität Wien FIND

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

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

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Details

max. 50 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesdays 16:00 - 18:15h,
Lecture Hall 4, Halbstock, Währinger Strasse 42, 1090 Vienna
Begin: Wednesday 2. October 2019, 16:00h

Wednesday 02.10. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 09.10. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 16.10. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 30.10. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 06.11. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 13.11. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 20.11. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 27.11. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 04.12. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 11.12. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 08.01. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 15.01. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 22.01. 16:00 - 18:30 Hörsaal 4 Chemie HP Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 29.01. 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

Collaboration, oral presentations, oral exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

100 points can be achieved. These are divided into:
- Cooperation: 40 points
- Oral presentation: 60 points
- or oral final test: 60 points

The scores are awarded according to the following scheme:
- 1 (very good): 100 - 91 points
- 2 (good): 90-81 points
- 3 (satisfactory): 80-71 points
- 4 (sufficient): 70-61 points
- 5 (insufficient): 60-0 points

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

Doktorat

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