by Avery Avrakotos, education and policy manager
John Gluck, PhD, is among the esteemed keynote speakers for the 2014 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Conference, which is being held April 2-3, in Denver, CO. Conference attendees can look forward to his keynote address, titled Facing the Morally Perilous World of Animal Research, on Wednesday, April 2.
Dr. Gluck is [...] Read more
by Emily Anthes, science journalist and author
I'm thrilled that my book, Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts, has been selected for the Research Ethics Book Group Lunch at this year's IACUC Conference. I will be on hand at the conference to answer questions and help [...] Read more
by Avery Avrakotos, Education and Policy Manager, and Meryn Robinson, Educational Program and Membership Services
Technological advances, the growing need for comparative effectiveness research, an increasing demand for data transparency, and the continued globalization of the research enterprise were among some of the issues that human subjects protections professionals grappled with in 2013. For those involved in animal care and use, the year marked a continuation of efforts to educate the public about the value of animal research. As we reflect on 2013, and look ahead to what 2014 will bring, we are pleased to share with you a collection of Ampersand posts that reflect some of the year's major events, both for PRIM&R and [...] Read more
by Maeve Luthin, JD, Professional Development Manager
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but Research Ethics Roundup is so delightful! So, we hope you’ll bundle up, hunker down, and enjoy some of the research ethics stories that are making headlines this week. We, here at PRIM&R, wish you a joyous holiday season and good health in the New Year and always.
After a brief hiatus for PRIM&R’s 2013 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, Research Ethics Roundup is back. During this season of giving thanks, we are grateful for all our loyal readers who are committed to staying up-to-date on the latest research and research ethics news. Before you head off to enjoy time with family and friends, be sure to take in a few of the latest stories from the field: