The Centre’s mission is to advance research and teaching of applied ethics, conceived as the application of normative methods to core issues in science and technology ethics and policy, organizational ethics, animal welfare, health, the environment, and research ethics.
Advances in medical science have created new and difficult moral choices for individuals, their families, and the health professionals who work with them. The CWRU Center for Biomedical Ethics is dedicated to helping all concerned patients, clinicians, researchers, policymakers and the public meet the challenge of healthcare choices faced in today’s society.
Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character is a resource for administrators, teachers and parents as they seek to fulfill their responsibilities as moral educators. The center also fosters more research initiatives in and publications on moral and character education, not only by Boston University’s faculty and students but by the national and international community.
The purpose of WMU’s Center for the Study of Ethics is to encourage and support research, teaching, and service to the university and community in areas of applied and professional ethics.
The Center for Ethics in Public Policy and the Professions exists to enrich moral imagination, deepen knowledge of ethics, and encourage lives of moral meaning and ethical practice as expressed in the personal, professional, and public roles of Emory University’s members and constituencies.
The Center is committed to supporting reflective practice in health care and in science, by bringing to these fields the resources of ethics and the humanities. The Center’s work is integrative: each activity informs the others, and all draw upon (and draw together) the humanities, the arts, and the sciences. It seeks to deepen the field’s response to cultural diversity and to increase the diversity of those active within it.
Tulane’s Center for Ethics and Public Affairs provides opportunities for faculty, students, visiting scholars, and public figures to engage in research, teaching, and scholarly discussion of the ethical dimensions of public and professional life.
The Center aims to provide leadership development and service opportunities for students who aspire to be principled, innovative and socially conscious contributors to a caring and civil society. Links to The Leadership Development Series and Student Leadership Consultants are available.
The Center for the Study of Ethics at Utah Valley State College is for student, faculty, professional and community enhancement. The purpose of this Center is to promote the advancement and dissemination of the study and practice of ethics. Utah Valley State College has made a long-term commitment to the study of ethics. The Center will facilitate the commitment by coordinating efforts in promoting and disseminating activities in ethics. Includes links to Ethics Across the Curriculum and the Ethics and Values Required Course.
Houses a collection of over 850 codes of ethics on the World-Wide Web. Includes codes of ethics of professional societies, corporations, government, and academic institutions.
The Consortium Ethics Program (CEP) is a regional bioethics education network, funded by its member institutions and co-sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics and Health Law and the Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania. Link to Community Ethics, The Newsletter of the Consortium Ethics Program.
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics seeks to advance teaching and research on ethical issues in public life. Widespread ethical lapses of leaders in government, business and other professions prompt demands for more and better moral education. More fundamentally, the increasing complexity of public life – the scale and range of problems and the variety of knowledge required to deal with them – make ethical issues more difficult, even for men and women of good moral character.
The Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics at Ohio University is dedicated to promoting the application of fundamental ethical techniques to decision, making in an ever, changing world.
The mission of the Institute for Business & Professional Ethics to encourage ethical deliberation in decision-makers by stirring the moral conscience and imagination. Its objective is to provide a forum for exploring and furthering ethical practices in organizations. Its goals are therefore to provide ethics-related programming and to offer quality resources such as a website, conferences, lecture series, on-site training, discussion, and written and electronic publications.
The Kenan Ethics Program at Duke University supports the study and teaching of ethics and promotes moral reflection and commitment in personal, professional, community, and civic life. The program encourages moral inquiry across intellectual disciplines and professions and moral reflection about campus practices and policies. The program also support efforts to address ethical questions of public concern within and across communities.
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics is the natural outgrowth of an institution committed to moral debate and consideration in all fields and professions. The Center operates as a unique community of faculty, students, staff and community members with the common goal of equipping people, both from the on, and off, campus communities, with strategies to heighten ethical awareness and improve ethical decision making.
Maureen & Mike Mansfield Center for Ethics & Public Affairs
The Center for Ethics (formerly known as the Practical Ethics Center) was created in 1996 at The University of Montana, Missoula to promote high quality teaching, research and service in applied and professional ethics.
McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University
Bowen H. “Buzz” McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society brings together scholars, students, citizens and citizen activists to reflect critically about the political and moral challenges which have arisen in our collective life.
Notre Dame Center for Ethics & Religious Values in Business
Founded in 1978, the Center seeks to strengthen the Judeo-Christian ethical foundations in business and public policy decisions by fostering dialogue among academic and corporate leaders, as well as by research and publications. The center also helps to coordinate and integrate the teaching of ethics throughout the business curriculum at Notre Dame.
Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics & American Institutions
The Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions is an endowed center at Indiana University, charged with fostering the examination and discussion of ethical issues in American society. The Poynter Center has directed its attention to the entire spectrum of American political and social institutions, drawing on the fullest resources of the university and cutting across traditional boundaries of curriculum and academic discipline.
Prindle Institute for Ethics, DePauw University
The Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University encourages students to examine their own values in rigorous and thoughtful ways as preparation for actively committed ethical lives.
University Center for Human Values, Princeton University
The University Center for Human Values supports teaching, research and discussion of ethics and human values throughout the curriculum and across the disciplines at Princeton University. The Center fosters ongoing inquiry into important ethical issues in private and public life through seminar and lecture courses, public lectures and symposia, a publication series and the scholarly work of its faculty and visiting fellows.
The principal aim of the Institute is to provide a place where people can come together for the thoughtful discussion of difficult moral issues.