Ethics with Research and Teaching Animals

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Web tool aims to reduce flaws in animal studies - Daniel Cressey - 29 February 2016

   The Experimental Design Assistant - NC3Rs

Humane Endpoints - 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences (may need to subscribe but is free)

Choosing the right species in research - Michael Mann, June 2015

NC3Rs: National Centre for the Replacement Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research

PDF iconPublication reform to safeguard wildlife from researcher harm- Kate Field, April 2019, PLOS

Ethics in animal research and teaching

Posted on June 14, 2021:

PDF iconAnimals in Science Committee - Summary AWERBS - Dec 2020

PDF iconEthics of Animal Research - Festing-Wilkinson- 2007

PDF iconHarm-Benefit Analysis - Yoram Gutfreund Feb. 12, 2020 - UK

Scientists Create Early Embryos That Are Part Human, Part Monkey - Rob Stein, April 15 2021, National Public Radio (NPR) - posted on April 16 2021

Ethics in Animal Experimentation - CCAC - 2020

Three Rs and Ethics - CCAC – 2020

PDF iconThe ethics of research involving animals - Nuffield council on bioethics - 2005

Welfare & Ethics of Wildlife Research - Carl Soulsbury, Sept. 2019, British Ecological Society

The XV Collection: Ethical Oversights in Ethical Oversight of Animal Research - Jonathan Kimmelman - January 11, 2019

The Critical Role of Nonhuman Primates in Medical Research - Henry Friedman - 2017 Aug 23

Controversial experiment: Chinese add human gene to monkey brains - Marc Montgomery - Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Field Research: The animal welfare view  - Anton Krag, May 2008, NORECOPA

Moral Problems and Perspectives for Ecological Field Research - Mark Wallace, April 2013, ILAR Journal

Animal welfare and decision making in wildlife research - Clive McMahon, Sept. 2012

Why a Chinese gene editing experiment is causing a firestorm of controversy - Tom Blackwell - Nov 26, 2018

What it feels like to kill 563 mice for science - Jackson Ryan - June 13, 2018

Opinion: Transparency Is Critical to Defend Animal Research - Cindy Buckmaster - Apr 11, 2019

Specific Topics

NEW!  'Can we assess welfare? / Pouvons-nous évaluer le bien-être?' - Caroline J. Hewson, Can Vet J Volume 44, September 2003 - posted Sept. 2, 2021

New book on 'Animal-Centric Care and Management - Enhancing Refinement in Biomedical Research' - Edited By Dorte Bratbo Sørensen, Sylvie Cloutier, Brianna N. Gaskill, published October 15, 2020 by CRC Press (not free)

CCAC Guidelines: Types of Animals - added here in April 2021

CCAC Guidelines: The Care and Use of Wildlife - 2003 added here in April 2021

CCAC Guidelines: The Care and Use of Farm Animals in Research, Teaching and Testing - 2009 added here in April 2021

Why are U.S. neuroscientists clamoring for marmosets? - Kelly Servick - Oct. 23, 2018

Similarities in reaction among animals and humans: Viewed through a new lens - Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi - September 23, 2019

Males more sensitive to painful memories than females - Margaret Wdowiak - January 29, 2019

Before reproducibility must come preproducibility - Philip B. Stark - 24 MAY 2018

Rats, Depression and Chronic Pain - By Pat Anson - May 29, 2018

Human drug trials are compromised by poor reporting of animal research - 5-APR-2018

Opportunities for improving animal welfare in rodent models of epilepsy and seizures - Katie Lidster, Feb 2016, Journal of Neuroscience Methods

Challenges in assessing fish welfare - Gilson Luiz Volpato, Jan. 2009

Refinement of the use of non-human primates in scientific research. Part I: the influence of humans - AE Rennie, 2006, Animal Welfare

PDF iconZebrafish Larvae Feel Pain--Should This Affect How We Use Them in Research? - Elizabeth Doughman, May 2017, Animal Welfare- Elizabeth Doughman, May 2017, Animal Welfare

PDF iconAn International Survey of Approaches to Chair Restraint of Nonhuman Primates- Jennifer McMillan, Oct. 2017, Comparative Medicine

PDF iconUsing the facial grimace scale to evaluate rabbit wellness in post-procedural monitoring- Victoria Hampshire, 2015, Nature America



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