The ethics of animal research: a uk perspective pauline perry abstract the nuffield council on bioethics, an independent body in the. Ethics the university requires that all research conducted by its members conform to the highest ethical standards in the use of human. Essay animal ethics animal ethics is concerned with the status of animals, whereas environmental ethics concerns itself with the relationship to the environment. The human tests of a medical intervention typically pose some risks to subjects no matter how many laboratory and animal ethics of clinical research. The case for animal experimentation an evolutionary and ethical perspective michael allen fox university of california press, berkeley, 1986 276 pp $1895 burke many readers are probably aware of the current resurgence of vocal opposition to the use of animals in scientific research.
Pediatric health care workers (hcw) often perform, promote, and advocate use of public funds for animal research (ar) we aim to determine whether hcw consider common arguments (and counterarguments) in support (or not) of ar convincing. The three rs are a set of principles that scientists are encouraged to follow in order to reduce the impact of research on animals ethics and behavior. Ethical issues in the use of animals in biomedical research richard r sharp, phd center for medical ethics and health policy baylor college of medicine. Animal testing, also known as animal experimentation those opposed to animal testing object that pure research may have little or no practical ethics. Editors susan gilbert gregory e kaebnick thomas h murray the hastings center ua hastings center special report animal research ethics. Animals have been used in research and teaching for a long time however, clear ethical guidelines and pertinent legislation were instated only in the past few decades, even in developed countries with judeo-christian ethical roots we compactly cover the basics of animal research ethics, ethical.
Ethics of medical research with animals the moral status of invasive animal research given that practitioners of animal research essentially disregard the. The ethics of research (co-opted member of the council for the period of chairing the working party on the ethics is all animal research aimed at.
Test your knowledge of biomedical animal research ethics with an interactive quiz and printable worksheet use the practice questions to see what. Many medical research institutions make use of non-human animals as test subjects animals may be subject to experimentation or modified into conditions useful for gaining knowledge about human disease or.
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Animal research has been the basis for new vaccines this article was originally published in issues in ethics - v. Are you a researcher, a student or an academic interested in animal ethics or some related issue, such as animal sentience or the situation of animals. The science and ethics of animal research through this curriculum, students are introduced to the complex topic of animal research using structured discussion, stakeholder activities, case studies, and the ethicalframeworks used by those in support of. The journal of animal ethics is the first named journal of animal ethics in the world it is devoted to the exploration of progressive thought about animals.
The ethics of research involving animals about the working party blog post by council member dr geoff watts reflecting on the concordat on openness in animal. Applied ethics in animal research: from theory to decision making may 31 - june 3, 1997 sponsored by health sciences ethics program, university of new mexico. Glossary of commonly used terms in research ethics david b resnik, national institute of environmental health science, national institutes of. To review the ethics of such research and recommend guidelines for its ethical conduct to disseminate in cooperation with other organizations, guidelines for the protecting the welfare of animals, other than humans, that are used in research, teaching and practical applications and to consult on the implementation of these guidelines.