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Ethics of research not so black and white

Ethics of research not so black and white

“Ethical Ambiguity in Science” draws on 171 in-depth interviews with physicists at universities in the U.S. and the U.K. and examines the concept of “ethical ambiguity” — the border where legitimate and illegitimate conduct is blurred.

Rice Initiative for the Study of Economics to offer master’s degree in energy economics

Rice Initiative for the Study of Economics to offer master’s degree in energy economics

The new professional master’s degree is designed to offer students graduate-level education that emphasizes applying economic principles to analyze and understand commercial and other influences on energy markets.

$2.2M to Rice will support HISD education research

$2.2M to Rice will support HISD education research

With grants totaling $2.2 million from Houston Endowment and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC) plans to explore new areas of education research in the Houston Independent School District.

Study of first-time smartphone users reveals devices may be detrimental to learning process

Study of first-time smartphone users reveals devices may be detrimental to learning process

A yearlong study of first-time smartphone users by researchers at Rice University and the U.S. Air Force found that users felt smartphones were actually detrimental to their ability to learn.

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