ethics committee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ethics committee a committee appointed to consider ethical issues
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Usage

In literature:

Then Mrs. Tweedie suggested that committees on ethics, art, literature, and the Lord knows what, be appointed.
"The Morning Glory Club" by George A. Kyle
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In news:

House Ethics Committee is considering dropping the case against Rep.
The House Ethics Committee has recommended, by a vote of 9-1, that Rep Charles Rangel, D-N.
Charlie Rangel censure recommended by House ethics committee .
Rangel speaks in front of House ethics committee .
Ethics Committee GOP Members Allege Stalling on Rangel, Waters Trials.
Ethics Committee to look into Sherrod's acreage transaction.
Plans to create a Board of Ethics in Essex County are beginning to take shape as Board of Supervisors chair Randy Douglas announced his choices for committee appointments March 29.
House ethics committee confirms probe of allegations against Massa.
Ethics Committee clears 7 congressmen, including Dicks.
Ethics Committee Gone Wild.
The Hill, a newspaper that covers Capitol Hill, reported today that Sen Tom Coburn has been warned by the Senate Ethics Committee to stop delivering babies for free or face censure, a severe punishment.
Wiley Rein is pleased to announce that Robert L Walker, the chief counsel and staff director of the Senate Ethics Committee , joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Election Law & Government Ethics and White Collar Defense Practices.
A Knox County Commission vote to appoint Thomas Deakins, 6th District Board of Education representative, to the County's Ethics Committee was deferred until the Commission's January meeting.
Ethics committee can't be blamed for scandal.
Nikki Haley and Attorney General Alan Wilson are set to testify Tuesday before the ethics reform committee created by the Republican governor.
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In science:

Moral Infrastructure of the Consortium and Flagship The FuturICT Flagship has a Strategy Board which is responsible for the project as a whole. It also has an Ethics Advisory Committee with experts in IT law and IT ethics and external specialist in data protection and research ethics.
FuturICT
The subcommittee should be comprised of those with experience on ethics committees, as well as some with legal expertise, and at least one community member.
FuturICT
All the experimental procedures were performed strictly according to the regulations of the Havana University’s animal ethical committee and the guidelines of the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD, USA) for the care and use of laboratory animals for experimental procedures.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
This study was approved by the Science and Ethics Committee of our institute.
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