Mary Hendriksen | November 24, 2014
How can universities best promote ethical academic and research practices in our STEM graduate students and postdoctoral scholars—who, as the leaders of tomorrow in academia, industry, and government, will serve as role models and mentors to others?
The University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School and John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values have won a National Science Foundation grant in the amount of $410,340 for a project that will study what training content and methods most successfully help STEM students become ethical leaders.
“The literature tells us that ethical leaders are role models to their peers, colleagues, mentees, and students,” says Principal Investigator Laura Carlson, professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Letters and vice president, associate provost, and dean of the Graduate School.
Read more at the College of Arts and Letters.