Past event

Ethics Week

Sunday 2 April 2017 – Wednesday 5 April 2017, 03.30PM – 05.30PM Texas A&M University at Qata, Education City, Doha, Qatar

Texas A&M at Qatar will host its fifth annual Ethics Week on 2-6 April. Ethics Week highlights Texas A&M at Qatar’s focus on ethics across all its curricula and academic programs, and upholds Texas A&M’s core value of integrity.

The goal of Ethics Week is to create awareness about professional ethics among the local community and to be able to confront everyday life and work conflicts, and to prepare people to face those situations with knowledge and understanding of their ethical responsibilities.

The week features activities including guest lectures by world-renowned engineering and ethics experts, a faculty and student debate, and a film viewing. A full list of activities is below:

2 April, 3 - 5pm Guest lectures — “Impact of Modern Technology on the Ethical Practice of Science and Engineering” by Dr. K.R. Rajagopal, Regents Professor and Forsyth Chair in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

“Collective Consciousness, Group Responsibility and Individual Resolve: Ethical Issues in a Global 21st Century” by Dr. Violet S. Johnson, Professor of History and Director of Africana Studies, Texas A&M University

3 April, 4 - 6pm Ethics Bowl competition

4 April, 2-4pm Film screening — “Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement”

5 April, 4.15 - 6.15pm Student-faculty debate

For more information, contact Dr. Hassan Bashir, hassan.bashir@qatar.tamu.edu.

All events are accurate at the time of publication, please double check with the event organiser for more information and updates.