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Texas Tech University Ethics Center Vision Statement

The Texas Tech University Ethics Center strives to be an innovative source for excellence in ethics scholarship and teaching, and a cultivator of ethical awareness and conduct. 

Approved by the Advisory Committee of the Texas Tech University Ethics Center, January 2011.

 

Texas Tech University Ethics Center Mission Statement

The Texas Tech University Ethics Center enhances the overall ethical culture of the University by promoting ethics education; facilitating ethics research; providing outreach; and fostering discourse on ethical issues among students, faculty, staff, alumni, and others with interest in ethics.

 

Approved by the Advisory Committee of the Texas Tech University Ethics Center, January 2011.


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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - 5th Annual Responsible Conduct of Research Conference

Take advantage of discounted Early Bird Registration fee until March 15, 2015.

The 5th Annual Responsible Conduct of Research Conference -"Expanding the Dialog" will address a broad disciplinary audience. Interactive sessions with active audience participation and presentations led by a faculty member or teams of faculty members and graduate part-time instructors will be available. Conference sessions will address Responsible Conduct of Research, Research Ethics, Academic Integrity, and/or Ethical Conduct of Researchers.

Online conference registration:  https://indico.ads.ttu.edu/confRegistrationFormDisplay.py/display?confId=181

  


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Submissions are now being accepted for 45-minute sessions at the 5th Annual Responsible Conduct of Research Conference -"Expanding the Dialog" that address a broad disciplinary audience. Interactive sessions with active audience participation are strongly encouraged, and presentations could be led by a faculty member or team of faculty members and graduate part-time instructors. Conference proposals should deal with Responsible Conduct of Research, Research Ethics, Academic Integrity, and/or Ethical Conduct of Researchers.

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 1, 2015 at Midnight CST.

Speakers will be notified on or before March 15, 2015, if they are selected to present.

All conference sessions will be held Tuesday or Wednesday, April 14th and April 15th at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center on the Texas Tech University campus.

Please submit proposals at: http://tlpdc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bx3KLnLlQnHLIrP


 

The TTU Ethics Center celebrates Global Ethics Day with Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Click here for more information.

 

Annual Report

The TTU Ethics Center 2012-2013 Annual Report is available now (pdf). Read it for summaries of our programs and activities during the last academic year.

 

Graduate Student Ethics Paper Award

The TTU Ethics Center is pleased to announce a new competition for the best original paper submitted by a TTU graduate student. Preference will be given to papers which focus on topics in responsible conduct of research, academic integrity, practical ethics, theoretical ethics, or innovative and effective approaches for teaching and engaging students in research ethics.

Award criteria and submission information can be found here.

 

TTU Ethics and Diversity Video 2013

 
 
 

2012 Matador Ethics Video Challenge Winner