The first Morgridge Ethics Cartooning Competition invited entrants to make a cartoon on any ethical issue arising in or from biomedical research. The competition drew 41 entrants from more than 20 different departments and programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and affiliated research institutions. Participation was limited to graduate students and postdoctoral scientists working in the biomedical sciences.
A panel of three judges has chosen 15 cartoons for display to the public. The judges applied the following three criteria:
- depiction and analysis of a research ethics issue