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Handbook of Engineering Ethics Education: Join the team of authors!


Engineering Ethics Education (EEE) is a maturing research field, and therefore an editorial team of six EEE scholars hereby call for expressions of interest to join the team of authors of a Handbook of Engineering Ethics Education. The book will collect and outline existing research knowledge in Engineering Ethics Education. The content of the handbook will reflect the knowledge base that the editorial team considers early career and new researchers in the field of EEE should know about the field.

The Engineering Ethics Education Handbook will be published by University College London Press in spring 2024 as an open-source e-book.

Based on the output from a participatory workshop held as part of the 4x SEFI Annual Conference workshop it has been agreed that the handbook will be split into 6 thematical parts:

  1. Foundations of engineering ethics education
  2. Interdisciplinary contributions to engineering ethics education
  3. Teaching methods in Engineering Ethics Education
  4. Accreditation and Engineering Ethics Education
  5. Ethical issues in different engineering disciplines
  6. Assessment of different aspects of Engineering Ethics Education

Each thematical part will consist of 5 to 7 chapters, see their detailed description. The chapters will review the existing literature of the chapter’s topic, and list some of the dilemmas and different perspectives falling under each topic.

Express your interest to join the team

You can express your interest in joining the team of authors of the Handbook of Engineering Ethics Education by filling in this form no later than May 1st, 2022.

In the form, you are kindly asked to state your background and motivation. Please also indicate which thematical parts and chapters you offer to co-author. We encourage you to apply for several topics if you feel you have more fields of expertise. This will increase your chances to be a contributor to this edited volume.

It is envisaged that each chapter will be co-authored by multiple authors. We encourage heterogeneous groups of authors in terms of origin, age, gender, and disciplinary background. There are two ways to apply:

  • As an individual author – the editors will bring several individual authors together for a contribution
  • As a team that you constitute yourself

We expect authors also to act as reviewers of other chapters.


  • 1 May 2022: Deadline for expressions of interests
  • June 2022: Editors will finalize the book structure and suggest teams of authors for all chapters. Editors suggest guidelines for the content of chapters.
  • September 2022: Authors submit an extended abstract of max 2000 words
  • November 2022: Review of extended abstract ready
  • March 2023: Full draft of chapters ready
  • May 2023: Review of full draft chapters ready
  • July 2023: Final/revised chapters ready
  • September 2023: Review of full chapters ready
  • November 2023: Camera-ready chapters
  • Spring 2024: Publication of the Handbook

Editorial team

Tom Børsen (, Diana Martin (, Gunter Bombaerts (, Roland Tormey (, Shannon Chance (, and Thomas Taro Lennerfors (

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