Responsible Conduct with Animals in Research

Responsible Conduct with Animals in Research

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The responsible, humane treatment of animals both in the laboratory and in field investigations is a complex and highly politicized issue, about which biologists and the general public have strong and conflicting feelings. This text seeks to provide a balanced overview of the ethical and practical issues. NIH research training grants require, and NSF research training grants recommend, that institutions offer courses or workshops in the responsible conduct of science as part of their training programmes. This book could provide convenient text material for such seminars or short more

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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 23mm | 454g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 46 line drawings, bibliography
  • 0195105117
  • 9780195105117

Table of contents

I. Changing Research Practices Regarding Animal Care and Use: Institutional and Personal Perspective. 1: Responsible Animal Care and Use: Moving Toward a Less-Troubled Middle Ground. 2: Is the Fox Guarding the Henhouse? An Historical Study of the Dual Role of the Committee on Animal Research and Ethics. 3: Change During a Life in Animal Research: The Loss and Regaining of Ambivalence. II. Current Concerns on the Responsible Conduct of Research - Decision Making. 4: Ethological Research Techniques and Methods. 5: Animal Welfare Issues in Animal Behavior Rsearch. 6: Snake Stories: From the Additive Model to Ethology's Fifth Aim. 7: Minding Animals: Toward a Deep and Broad Cognitive Ethology. III. Assessing Animal Well-Being - Asking the Animal. 8: The Search for Animal Well-Being. 9: Considering Animal Welfare from the Animal Point of View. IV. Effects on Humans of Research Involving Animals. 10: Pushing the Boundaries: Scientists in the Public Arena. 11: Understanding Animal Activismshow more