The purpose of these research ethics guideline documents is to stimulate reflection and conversation in the Jacobs School of Engineering.

The audience for these discussions is everyone involved in research, including faculty, students, and staff. The documents are not intended to be finalized but instead to undergo ongoing refinement based on community conversations.

June 9 - July 28, 2020, a total of eight online meetings were convened:, two each for each of four draft guidelines documents linked below.

Please Note: Discussions about these documents are not intended as a forum to make allegations of misconduct or air personal grievances. If you have allegations regarding misconduct, information on how to report these issues is available here.

Guidelines Documents