This topic focuses on the tarnished histories that have provided us with the tools and intellectual bases for much of our research today.
Why are we so keen to present science as a rational, unpolitical system for gathering knowledge when so much of it has been grounded in one person’s beliefs? What should we do to acknowledge the harm that research has done? How should we reckon with these ill-gotten gains today?
You could do quick research on your own university’s ties with unethical research. This could include: