ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting

The Committee on Ethics is presenting two symposia hosted by the Division of Professional Relations (PROF):

  1. Ethics and Research in Chemistry Education
  2. Commonly Accepted Science Ethics: Key to International Collaboration in Industry and the Academy

The Committee of Ethics broadcast sessions (in Pacific Daylight Time) are as follows:

Monday, August 17, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • Using a course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) to introduce massively parallel sequencing (MPS) in forensic science to Towson University students. Kelly Elkins
  • Introduction of research into a large enrollment introductory organic chemistry lab course. Nita Eskew
  • Inclusive pedagogy toolkit for chemistry curriculum delivery. Sarah Kennedy

Monday, August 17, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

  • Initiating successful international collaborations during sabbatical. Lee Blaney
  • Global adaptation of a course on scientific writing and publication ethics: From Missouri to China. Kaidi Yang
  • Conducting research as a Fulbright grantee in Germany. Kelly Elkins
  • Towards a commonly accepted science ethics: Experiences and guidance from scientists. Rainer Glaser, Kelly Elkins, Susan Schelble

Tuesday, August 18, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • Tools for teaching publication ethics. Kelly Elkins
  • Social justice & the chemistry curriculum: developing awareness of ethics and equity issues in the next generation of scientists. Rebecca LaLonde
  • Teaching students to publish ethically, even when it is not popular. Judith Currano
  • What trans students need: ethical and supportive mentoring of transgender and non-binary graduate students. Michelle Nolan, Isaac Blythe
  • Ethics in chemical education and human flourishing: reflections from an activist scholar. Raquel Diaz-Sprague

Pacifichem 2021

Pacifichem 2021 will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 16-21, 2021. Abstract submission will open on January 4, 2021. Two approved symposia related to the ethics programming:

  1. Empowering Women in the Chemical Sciences & Engineering (#95)
    Organizers: Nalley, Elizabeth; Shibasaki-Kitakawa, Naomi; Chen, Vicki; Iriarte-Gross, Judith
  2. Ethics in the Chemical Profession: Cultural Impacts (#96)
    Organizers: Schelble, Susan M; Do, Choon Ho; Lim, Kieran Fergus; Greenblatt, Lynne