Physical Scientists , the Union of Concerned Scientists , and Pugwash

TitlePhysical Scientists , the Union of Concerned Scientists , and Pugwash
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2013
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
Date Published10/2013
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication LanguageEnglish
KeywordsCHEMICAL engineering , CHEMISTRY , Climate change , PHYSICS , public safety , SOCIAL responsibility
AbstractFormed after WWII, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Pugwash, and affiliated student groups provide a voice for scientists who are concerned with the social responsibility of their own work, the work of other scientists, and governmental use of science. A part of the Research, Ethics, and Society project, this case can be used to address the social responsibilities of researchers, particularly those concerning public education and political advocacy.
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