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Navigating Moral Challenges in Times of Uncertainty

Dr. Michael Hartmann along with panelists John Dalla Costa, Founder of the Centre for Ethical Education and Tim O’Brien, General Manager, AI Programs, Microsoft explore the challenges of creating and maintaining ethical standards and behaviours during and post-pandemic, in a session from The McMaster Collaboratorium on May 6.

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The Ethical Director: Responsibility and Governance

When using the word ethics in a sentence, there is often an inherent sense of understanding its true meaning -- but is that the case? Surely, ethics are black and white, no more complicated than right and wrong? On the surface, that appears so. However, ethics are impermanent, they’re not cast in stone – they are a set of moral principles, relating to or affirming a form of acceptable conduct as determined by a group of people.