Research Animal Welfare

Do you think that Open Science practices will reduce the amount of animal tests in laboratories and reduce pain and suffering for testing animals in research environments?

Wild and domestic animals

How can Open Science help societies to become better custodians of wild and domestic animals?

https://www.bfr.bund.de/en/german_centre_for_the_protection_of_laboratory_animals.html

Reading suggestions

Wieschowski S, Biernot S, Deutsch S, Glage S, Bleich A, Tolba R, et al. (2019) Publication rates in animal research. Extent and characteristics of published and non-published animal studies followed up at two German university medical centres. PLoS ONE 14(11): e0223758. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223758

van der Naald M, Wenker S, Doevendans PA, et al Publication rate in preclinical research: a plea for preregistration BMJ Open Science 2020;4:e100051. doi: 10.1136/bmjos-2019-100051

Kaplan RM, Irvin VL (2015) Likelihood of Null Effects of Large NHLBI Clinical Trials Has Increased over Time. PLoS ONE 10(8): e0132382. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0132382