Science and Engineering Ethics

(The TQCC of Science and Engineering Ethics is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
In AI We Trust: Ethics, Artificial Intelligence, and Reliability128
How to Design AI for Social Good: Seven Essential Factors125
The Ethics of Digital Well-Being: A Thematic Review93
Towards Transparency by Design for Artificial Intelligence84
Prevalence of Research Misconduct and Questionable Research Practices: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis55
The Boeing 737 MAX: Lessons for Engineering Ethics48
Actionable Principles for Artificial Intelligence Policy: Three Pathways42
Ethics-Based Auditing of Automated Decision-Making Systems: Nature, Scope, and Limitations41
What Research Institutions Can Do to Foster Research Integrity35
Non-safety Assessments of Genome-Edited Organisms: Should They be Included in Regulation?31
An Ethical Framework for the Design, Development, Implementation, and Assessment of Drones Used in Public Healthcare28
The Ethics of Geoengineering: A Literature Review27
Ethical Decision Making in Autonomous Vehicles: The AV Ethics Project27
Keeping the “Human in the Loop” in the Age of Artificial Intelligence26
A Multi-level Review of Engineering Ethics Education: Towards a Socio-technical Orientation of Engineering Education for Ethics26
Educating PhD Students in Research Integrity in Europe26
Researchers’ Perceptions of a Responsible Research Climate: A Multi Focus Group Study25
Clarifying the Normative Significance of ‘Personality Changes’ Following Deep Brain Stimulation24
Digital Technologies for Schizophrenia Management: A Descriptive Review24
Privacy versus Public Health? A Reassessment of Centralised and Decentralised Digital Contact Tracing23
Blame-Laden Moral Rebukes and the Morally Competent Robot: A Confucian Ethical Perspective22
The Moral Consideration of Artificial Entities: A Literature Review21
Personal Motivations and Systemic Incentives: Scientists on Questionable Research Practices21
Landscape of Machine Implemented Ethics20
Retraction: The “Other Face” of Research Collaboration?20
Cognitive Enhancement: Unanswered Questions About Human Psychology and Social Behavior19
Implementing Ethics in Healthcare AI-Based Applications: A Scoping Review18
The Internet as Cognitive Enhancement18
Achieving a ‘Good AI Society’: Comparing the Aims and Progress of the EU and the US18
Fully Autonomous AI18
Ethical Considerations Associated with “Humanitarian Drones”: A Scoping Literature Review17
Brain Recording, Mind-Reading, and Neurotechnology: Ethical Issues from Consumer Devices to Brain-Based Speech Decoding17
Four Ironies of Self-quantification: Wearable Technologies and the Quantified Self17
A Taxonomy of Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Wearable Robots: An Expert Perspective16
Practices for Research Integrity Promotion in Research Performing Organisations and Research Funding Organisations: A Scoping Review16
A Comparative Analysis of the Definitions of Autonomous Weapons Systems16
An Ethical Exploration of Increased Average Number of Authors Per Publication16
Research and Practice of AI Ethics: A Case Study Approach Juxtaposing Academic Discourse with Organisational Reality15
Expanding Research Integrity: A Cultural-Practice Perspective15
Toward Implementing the ADC Model of Moral Judgment in Autonomous Vehicles15
Exploring the Gray Area: Similarities and Differences in Questionable Research Practices (QRPs) Across Main Areas of Research15
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Plagiarism as Reported by Participants Completing the AuthorAID MOOC on Research Writing14
On the Willingness to Report and the Consequences of Reporting Research Misconduct: The Role of Power Relations13
Refining Value Sensitive Design: A (Capability-Based) Procedural Ethics Approach to Technological Design for Well-Being13
Capability Sensitive Design for Health and Wellbeing Technologies13
Creating ‘Local Publics’: Responsibility and Involvement in Decision-Making on Technologies with Local Impacts13
Role-Playing Computer Ethics: Designing and Evaluating the Privacy by Design (PbD) Simulation13
The Emergence and Development of Animal Research Ethics: A Review with a Focus on Nonhuman Primates12
Ethical Issues in Consent for the Reuse of Data in Health Data Platforms12
Engineering Students as Co-creators in an Ethics of Technology Course12
Weak Signal-Oriented Investigation of Ethical Dissonance Applied to Unsuccessful Mobility Experiences Linked to Human–Machine Interactions12
Ethical and Social Aspects of Neurorobotics12
Important Topics for Fostering Research Integrity by Research Performing and Research Funding Organizations: A Delphi Consensus Study11
Anticipatory Governance in Biobanking: Security and Risk Management in Digital Health11
Domain Experts on Dementia-Care Technologies: Mitigating Risk in Design and Implementation11
Social Robotics, Education, and Religion in the Islamic World: An Iranian Perspective11
Should Manual Driving be (Eventually) Outlawed?11
Enhancing Engineering Ethics: Role Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility11
Research Misconduct in the Fields of Ethics and Philosophy: Researchers’ Perceptions in Spain11
Correcting the Brain? The Convergence of Neuroscience, Neurotechnology, Psychiatry, and Artificial Intelligence11
Beyond Halal: Maqasid al-Shari’ah to Assess Bioethical Issues Arising from Genetically Modified Crops11
The Societal Readiness Thinking Tool: A Practical Resource for Maturing the Societal Readiness of Research Projects11
Gender Bias and Conversational Agents: an ethical perspective on Social Robotics10
Connecting to the Heart: Teaching Value-Based Professional Ethics10
Danaher’s Ethical Behaviourism: An Adequate Guide to Assessing the Moral Status of a Robot?10
Transforming Scientists’ Understanding of Science–Society Relations. Stimulating Double-Loop Learning when Teaching RRI10
Integrating Value Considerations in the Decision Making for the Design of Biorefineries9
The Future Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Making Sense of Collaborative Models9
Epistemic Standards for Participatory Technology Assessment: Suggestions Based Upon Well-Ordered Science9
Equal Co-authorship Practices: Review and Recommendations9
Hiding Behind Machines: Artificial Agents May Help to Evade Punishment8
Creative Anticipatory Ethical Reasoning with Scenario Analysis and Design Fiction8
A Review of Scientific Ethics Issues Associated with the Recently Approved Drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease8
Plagiarism, Fake Peer-Review, and Duplication: Predominant Reasons Underlying Retractions of Iran-Affiliated Scientific Papers8
Authorship Policies at U.S. Doctoral Universities: A Review and Recommendations for Future Policies8
Machine Learning Against Terrorism: How Big Data Collection and Analysis Influences the Privacy-Security Dilemma8
Authorship Not Taught and Not Caught in Undergraduate Research Experiences at a Research University8
Questionable Research Practices and Misconduct Among Norwegian Researchers8
Socially Assistive Robots in Aged Care: Ethical Orientations Beyond the Care-Romantic and Technology-Deterministic Gaze8
Achieving Equity with Predictive Policing Algorithms: A Social Safety Net Perspective8
Interventions for Organizational Climate and Culture in Academia: A Scoping Review8