Pre-clinical publication issues
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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.
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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
Ethics, Legislative aspects
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Literature search strategy awareness for informed model/strain selection for best translation
Books and e-books - Union catalog
Narrative reviews and citing tools - Google scholar, Web of Science, Scopus
Recall and precision with Pubmed, WoS, Scopus - Search components
Full text search - Pubmed Central (PMC), publisher databases
European and Swiss copyright reforms and Text Data Mining - consequences for strain selection
Literature reporting in FormA point 61
3Rs connected to publication issues
Animal Systematic Review and meta-analyses
Open access (OA) & Open Research Data (ORD) funding agencies policies
Data Research Management Plan (DMP) funding agencies policies
REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 or equivalent, Other
At the end of module B the participant :
is sensitized to search strings made of relevant search components, Boolean operators, mesh terms to answer a precise question
is sensitized to search strings for animal and in vitro systematic reviews
connects search 3R information search strategies and reporting to FormA and research papers
connects emerging new modes of publication and the 3Rs, ie funding agency open access and open data policies, ARRIVES guidelines, post-reviewing
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