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270177 VO+SE Ethics in Natural Sciences (2021W)

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

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Details

max. 15 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesdays, 15:30 -18:00h, Joseph Loschmidt-Hörsaal, Room 2E29, Währinger Straße 42.
First Lecture: Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 16:30h.

Tuesday 05.10. 16:30 - 19:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 13.10. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 20.10. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 27.10. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 03.11. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 10.11. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 17.11. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 24.11. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 01.12. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 15.12. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 12.01. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 19.01. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 26.01. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 02.02. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG Währinger Straße 42
Wednesday 09.02. 15:15 - 18:00 Joseph-Loschmidt-Hörsaal Chemie EG 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

Participation, oral presentations, oral exam.
If face-to-face exams were banned in WS 2021, then exams must take place online.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

100 points can be achieved. These are divided into:
- Cooperation: 40 points
- Oral presentation or written seminar paper: 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 and political impact of scientific activity.

Reading list

Script, original literature

Association in the course directory

Doktorat

Last modified: Tu 12.10.2021 14:09