Transparency in Research involving Animals: The Basel Declaration and new principles for reporting research in BJP manuscripts

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This article discusses the background to the need for change in the reporting of experiments involving animals, including a report of a consensus meeting organised by the Basel Declaration Society and Understanding Animal Research UK that sought to Internationalise guidelines for reporting experiments involving animals. A commentary on the evolution of BJP's attempts to implement the ARRIVE guidelines and details of our new guidance for authors is published separately (McGrath, 2014).

This is one of a series of editorials discussing updates to the BJP Instructions to Authors


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