Animal Systematic Reviews
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01 January 2015
Animalfree ResearchFoundation (AfR)
A curated collection of articles about publication issues of human research using organisms and cell models
primary relevant for Switzerland-based biomedical and pre-clinical researchers.
Connect the 3Rs (Reduce, Replace animal experimentation animal experimentation) and Open Science for
quality pre-clinical papers!
This collection of articles intend to feed animal experimentation political and scientific methods debates with
valuable information for researchers, academics, politicians, law makers and citizen challenging validity,
translation, replacement, refinement, reduction of animal experimentation in Swiss academic institutions.
Optional / Voluntary
With help of online Module A sections if needed, participant sends test Certificate with 60% correct answers and homework sent to local training organizer
Students, Researchers, Scientific officers / Project managers
University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research), Continuing Professional Development
Legislative aspects, Other
Partial coverage (e.g. a module)
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Practical exercises and group presentations alternates with online demos of search tool use and short lectures on issues of 3Rs and Open Science
At the end of short Module C the participant:
efficiently builds Pubmed search strings for Animal Systematic Review (SR) with Pubmed as first step of pre-clinical meta-analyses.
find Mesh terms [mh] to be combined with free terms [tiab] in search strings with Pubmed
write complex search string with text word editor use and replace fonction for Pubmed search builder
uses SYRCLE search components (SC) for Animal Systematic Review with Pubmed
SC2 Disease of interest/Health problem
SC3 Animal/Animal species/Population studied
updates Animal Systematic Review with Pubmed, WoS, Scopus, Google scholar subject and citing alerts
is aware about 3R information issues of Animal SR (risk of bias, meta-analyses, ARRIVES &TOP guidelines, open access)
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