Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103106392018Scientific Research and Publication Ethics in BioengineeringCompulsory116
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this lecture is to supply information about scientific research methods and evaluation of scientific ethics in respect of individual, social and regulatory components and in particular, discussing these components for bioethics and bioengineering
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Aynur GÜREL; Doç.Dr. Sayit SARGIN
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to understand principles of scientific ethics.
2Ability to specify behaviours against scientific ethics.
3To have a kwowledge about regulations on scientific ethics.
4Ability to have a knowledge principles of bioethics in bioengineering.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
NONE
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Ethics and ethical principles on scientific research, Ethical education on scientist training, Science, society and ethic relations, Ethic on scientific knowledge generation.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to ethics in bioengineering and scientific research methods
2Ethics and ethical principles on scientific research.
3Behaviours against scientific ethics
4Ethical education on scientist training.
5Ethical responsibilities of scientists.
6Science, society and ethic relations.
7Midterm Exam
8Ethical principles in scientific publications
9Ethic on scientific knowledge generation.
10Plagiarism and ethics
11Bioethics in terms of bioengineering
12Ethics for field surveys
13Legal regulations on ethics for some institutions and organizations
14Final
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Baskent University: Regulations concerning ethical committee on animal experiments, 2003, Baskent University Press. 2.Bilimsel Arastirmalarda Etik ve Sorunlari, 2002 Turkiye Bilimler Akademisi Yayinlari. 3.Biyoloji Budur-Canlı Dünyanın Bilimi. Ernst Mayr, TÜBİTAK, ISBN 978-975-403-481-3, 2008. 4.Engineering Ethics: An Industrial perspective (Hardcover) by Gail Dawn Baura, 2006, Elsevier Inc. 5.NanoEthics, Springer Netherlands, ISSN 1871-4757 (Print) 1871-4765 (Online). 6.National Institute of Health. Public Health Service: Do We Care About Research Animals. NIH Publications 79-355. 7.Practical Ethics, Singer, P., Cambridge University Pres, (1993). 8.The Social Implications of Bioengineering, Beck-Gernsheim, E. Mazzarins, L., Humanities Press, (1995). 9.Türk Mühendis ve Mimar Odaları Birliği Disiplin Yönetmeliği 11.Türkiye Biyoetik Derneği, Klinik Araştırma Etik Kurulları Üzerine Görüş ve Öneriler, www.biyoetik.org.tr, 2007. 10.Williams J.R., Dünya Hekimler Birliği Tıp Etiği Elkitabı, 2005. 12.Resnik, D.B., The Ethics of Science: An Introduction, Bilim Etiği: Giriş (çeviren: Vicdan Mutlu), Ayrıntı Yayınları, İstanbul, 2000, ISBN 975-539-402-8.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Project Preparation14040
Individual Study for Mid term Examination15555
Individual Study for Final Examination15555
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)182
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