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Travels with my grant
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

A summary of reports from the winners of the Company of Biologists early career scientist travel grants.

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Spotlight on Ari Sadanandom
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

By his own account, Ari Sadanandom was not a straight-A student back at the National University of Singapore, where he studied for his first degree. And yet, since 2011 he has been Professor at Durham University.

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Spotlight on Lynne Sneddon
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

When it comes to animal-based research, the '3Rs' aren't reading, writing, and arithmetic but refinement, replacement and reduction.

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Animal Ethics – How much do you know?
Spring 2016
18 March 2016

Do you engage with local ethical review of animal use at your establishment? Perhaps it is done by an ethics committee, Animal Welfare Body (AWB), Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body (AWERB), or Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC). The catch-all term ‘Ethical Review Body’ (ERB) can be used to refer to these institutional committees, or processes, all of which should bring together members with different expertise and perspectives in order to apply local values when considering whether and how animals are used.